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Kimberly Olsen is a teaching artist, arts administrator, director, arts-integration consultant, and certified special education teacher interested in sparking lifelong learning and growth through the arts.

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In the News: Council pushes to restore arts programs at NYC public schools

“We are reimagining what education looks like in this post-pandemic, 21st century world,” said Kim Olsen, executive director of the New York City Arts in Education Roundtable, which advocates for increased investments in the arts. “As we think about keeping kids in school and having them return to school every day, we know that starts …

Rescuing Arts Education and Arts Educators | First Person with Kimberly Olsen

“Last March, our world changed. As city school buildings closed, arts education was impacted almost instantaneously. Our community was disconnected from the schools and students with which they were working. We found that not only did many arts educators lose their jobs, but those who had jobs required an entirely new skill set.” Check out …


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