Ballet Austin Education

Ballet Austin Education

Ballet Austin acknowledges the arts and arts education as essential elements in the educational process necessary for the intellectual and social development of all humans. Ballet Austin is committed to offering educators resources and opportunities to provide young people with arts experiences,

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Leaps and No Bounds

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Program description

Founded in 1995, the Leaps and No Bounds program focuses on using kinesthetic learning as a means of reinforcing the skills necessary for success on state curriculum standards.

Impacting approximately 600 children in three low socio-economic elementary schools within the Austin area, this program uses weekly movement lessons as a method of reinforcing core classroom curricula and essential skills

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Program Detail

Bilingual: Yes
 Available dates:

Scheduling Leaps and No Bounds Classes at a new campus is based off the availability of our instructors and the needs of the school. Currently, classes take place on Tuesday-Friday at the various campuses we serve.

 Available times:

Class times vary depending on campus schedules.

Length of program: 45 minutes
Space / technical requirements:

The class requires a space large enough for the students to move through space in. For some campuses this is a classroom with desks and chairs pushed back and for others it is a dance room or cafeteria.

Location(s):

Leaps and No Bounds currently serves Maplewood, Wooten and Oak Springs Elementary Schools.

Fees / Ticketing:

This program is provided at no cost to the students thanks to funding secured by Ballet Austin.

Qualifications

Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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