Studio to School

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Studio to School – preliminary evaluation findings

Hi all! Here are the slide decks we shared during the rendezvous, as well as photos of the sticky note…

Studio to School Principles video

Lincoln City Rendezvous Photos

Kamala sent us some teaser shots from the photos she took at the Rendezvous, and we couldn’t wait to share!…

The Story of Team 19

Here’s the full digital story of Team 19!

Sharing Your Digital Stories

This is a compilation of your videos shared with the Learning Community at the Rendezvous! Remember that these videos are…

What went well: Reflection #15

We really enjoyed reading your final round of reflections! For this post we asked you to think about the principles…

Impact of the Learning Community: Reflection #14

Thank you for your thoughtful and enlightening responses to Reflection #14. We asked you to reflect about how the learning…

A Long Overdue Rubric Reflection

At long last! We have been using your rubric reflections to inform and shape our work for this year but…

New Arts Education Advocacy tool

Hi all, A new tool was released this week by Americans for the Arts– the Arts + Social Impact Explorer….

Problems of Practice Protocol

Many of you requested a copy of the Problems of Practice Protocol, which you used in small group discussions during…

A new year, a new principles update

Hello Studio to School project teams, We have been hard at work creating a rubric for the Studio to School…

In the year 2020: Reflection #10

Thank you for writing such joyful, thoughtful and creative responses for Reflection #10. They were engaging and energizing to read,…

Years Five, Six and Beyond… Fishtrap Story Lab and the Digital Age

Years Five, Six and Beyond… Fishtrap Story Lab In short, Wallowa County’s students are graduating or entering their school years…

Blooming and growing at the Silverton Rendezvous

Oregon Community Foundation Artist Showcase from Elijah Hasan on Vimeo. Another great gathering in the books! We came back to…

Looking back on year three

Hello everyone, and happy summer! It’s a good time to look back at all we’ve done over the past year….

Principles at Play – Reflection #9

Thank you for the many thoughtful posts in response to Reflection #9. We enjoyed getting a check-in from programs, and were pleased…

Special Opportunity for additional teams at Summer 2017 Rendezvous

Howdy! Grants team here. We are excited to extend an invitation to additional teams to participate in the Learning Community Summer…

Studio to School evaluation update – your input desired!

Hello all! Kim here with a Studio to School evaluation update and request for your input! At the recent project…

Reflecting on the March 2017 Project Leads Meeting

What a great gathering last month! We really enjoyed checking in, connecting and learning alongside all of you. Thank you all…

Strengths and Challenges on the Road to Sustainability

Thank you all for providing thoughtful responses for Reflection #8. Several common themes emerged across most grantee programs, and it’s…

Rendezvous Reflections (August 2016)

Wasn’t Hood River gorgeous this August? We all enjoyed seeing everyone, and are still positively stunned at how much tough…

Studio to School Principles update!

We really enjoyed sharing the latest iteration of the Studio to School principles with you at the August rendezvous (more…

What is happening in the Studio to School communities? Arts education offerings

The Studio to School Arts Education Offerings Poster was shared initially at the March 2016 Studio to School rendezvous. It…

Studio to School evaluation reflections and updates

We’ve been reworking, revising, refining, and reviewing our evaluation plan for Studio to School for the current year all fall!…

Resources: What it Took to Implement the Studio to School Projects in Year 1

In May 2015, Studio to School project teams were asked to reflect on the resources – monetary and non-monetary –…

2015 visits summary

Our recent evaluation visits took us to nearly every corner of the state. From Portland to Joseph, from Ashland to…

Relationship Development and Collaboration

To help us understand how grantee teams and learning community members are developing relationships and collaborating with each other and…

Oregon Arts and Culture Snapshot released

The Oregon Arts & Culture Snapshot is a view of the arts and culture nonprofit landscape in Oregon, and was…

Partnership & Collaboration: The players, labors, challenges & fruits

From unanticipated opportunities and leveraged resources to increased exposure and access to the arts, Studio to School project teams described…

Systems Change and the April 2015 Rendezvous

The OCF team had a great time at the Shedd in Eugene for the third Studio to School Rendezvous. It…

OCF Reflection Journal #2: Partnership

We thought that this reflection assignment would be a fun opportunity for us to try out a video post! With…

Evaluation Team Summary of First Round of Reflections

We enjoyed reading the first round of Studio to School project reflection posts so much that we’ve decided to summarize…

OCF Reflection Journal #1: Hosting the First Learning Community Convening

One of our goals for Studio to School is to create and support a learning community in the hopes that…

The First Convening

We had a wonderful first convening of the Studio to School learning community on August 18 – 19, 2014 at…