Outreach

Outreach

The Center for Artistry & Scholarship (CAS)
CAS is a preeminent enabler for creative, arts-immersive, experiential learning experiences that will inspire joyous, deep learning and community supported schools for all youth.
Its purpose is:

  1. To create and disseminate a blueprint for a new type of K-12 school that will inspire joyous, creative and experiential learning education and that involves families, communities and youth in democratic, mutually-beneficial relationships
  2. To foster the development of curriculum, teacher and leadership training and communities of practice in:
    1. Inter-disciplinary, music and arts-immersive, and experiential learning
    2. Social-emotional learning, health and nutrition support, and family and community-engagement in schools
  3. To foster the creation and community-building of El Sistema communities
    1. Create and disseminate El Sistema curriculum and training for schools
    2. Support musicians in developing and sustaining El-Sistema “nucleos”
    3. Convene El Sistema nucleos to create music and perform together
    4. Provide opportunities to external students to participate in El Sistema programming
  4. To act exclusively for charitable, educational or literary purposes