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Tune In: Deepening Practice

How do we define, describe, and achieve high quality teaching and learning? And how is our understanding of what that means changing?

Tune in on January 29, 2016, at 3:30pm EST to the CTC Studio, where arts education theory, policy and practice meet through dialogue.

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In the studio:

Circle Up Conference Thread Leader, Jeff Hopkins:

jeff_headshotJeff Hopkins, Deepening Practice, is a storyteller, educator, and children’s book illustrator.  He holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and a Masters in Education from Harvard University. Jeff has performed his “Pictures Come to Life” drawing/storytelling shows at arts institutions all over the country including The Barnes Foundation, The Museum of Fine Arts (Boston), The Delaware Art Museum, Museum of Arts and Design (NY), Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art , and the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.  For the past 17 years, Jeff has been a teaching artist for arts organizations including the Guggenheim Museum, American Ballet Theatre, The Jewish Museum, ArtsConnection the Museum of Modern Art, and the Whitney Museum. He has also taught at New York University and Tufts University, and currently teaches Art Education at The City College of New York. Jeff has created illustrations for nearly two-dozen early reader books for children.  His illustrated hardcover book The Only One Club (by Jane Naliboff, Flashlight Press) was named a Society of School Librarians International Honor Book. Jeff lives and works in New York, NY and can be found online at

Steve Seidel, Director of the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

A Current Student from the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

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