Hot Off The Press: 
Art & Poetry Anthology!

 Artwork by student Alejandro Riviera from Lisa Romero's fourth grade class at Nava Elementary School.

The highly anticipated 2019/2020 Art & Poetry Anthology has arrived! 

Thank you to Joan Logghe for her lovely introduction and instruction. Thank you to our Teaching Artists who led the visual arts workshops. And lastly, t hank you to the SFPS teachers for all of the work they put in to make this possible - everything from facilitating workshops to getting permissions in a challenging time!
You can check out the digital version of the Anthology here:  2019/2020 Art & Poetry Anthology

We will also be sending out printed versions to you in the coming weeks. Please email if you would like to request copies or have a change in address. 

Thank You SFPS Staff!

To Santa Fe Public School Staff: On March 13, you left for spring break. Most of you haven't seen your classrooms and offices since. But you did what educators always do. You took a crisis and turned it into an opportunity. Hustling to roll out new tech, coming up with innovative ideas in distance learning, figuring out a way to feed kids who needed it. You are caring, creative, and committed to Santa Fe's children. You saw needs, and you addressed them.

Usually in May, Partners in Education honors seven Teachers Who Inspire. This year, PIE is saluting every single person - classroom teachers and secretaries, administrators and accountants, counselors and coaches, transportation and tech. You've kept the wheels on the buses, and when they start rolling again, we'll know who made it happen.

PIE recognized all 1,900+ SFPS staff in a full-page ad in the Santa Fe New Mexican on Sunday, May 31st.  Special thanks to PNM, the State Employees Credit Union, First National Bank, and the Santa Fe New Mexican for sponsoring this special recognition!

Engage4Ten Program Updates

Student artwork from Gregory Gutin's lesson on the architectural history of homes.

The past 2 weeks, ArtWorks Teaching Artists have been teaching dance, visual arts, and music lessons to SFPS students.

At no cost to students, Engage4Ten offered almost 400 SFPS students online experiences that foster creativity and critical thinking in fun and engaging activities. These activities are being led during an extension of the school year specifically for  creative learning opportunities. 

The final Engage4Ten session will be held on Friday, June 12th, with students sharing what they've created during these special creative sessions. Thank you to District staff for organizing this, and to our Teaching Artists for leading several of these lessons!

Partners in Education  has been supporting teachers in our public schools for 32 years. That's all we do. We invite you to read on to see how our programs help teachers to make a difference in the community. Your donation can be directed to a specific program or to Partners in Education in general.

Have you ever seen a big yellow school bus outside the Lensic or a museum? Each year, donors like you provide the funding for buses for nearly 600 public school classes to go on  transformative educational adventures.

The Teacher Warehouse is currently closed until further notice. We will update you when we're able to reopen.

ArtWorks is an aesthetic education program that builds critical thinking skills and frees young imaginations. ArtWorks makes the arts personally meaningful to over 1,800 public school students and teachers through an integrated program of art-making, viewing live performances and exhibits, and achieving understanding through inquiry and reflection.

Through the generosity of donors like you, classroom teachers receive grants for innovative, curriculum-based projects. Partners in Education awards over $50,000 to about 60 teachers each year.  

Partners in Education also honors seven Santa Fe Public School teachers each year with the Teachers Who Inspire  awards.  

 seeks to marshal resources and create alliances 
to foster excellence in Santa Fe's public schools. 

ArtWorksmission  i s to make the arts personally meaningful to children  and elementary school teachers through an integrated program of  art-making, viewing live performances and exhibits, and  achieving understanding through inquiry and reflection.
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