Artsy partnership with the NYC Department of Education
On October 17th, New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott, Media and Entertainment Commissioner Katherine Oliver, and Chief Digital Officer Rachel Haot announced that Artsy will be a partner for Digital Ready.
Digital Ready is an intensive professional development and technology expansion program designed to help participating NYC public high schools use technology and student-centered learning to improve their students’ readiness for college and careers.
Digital Ready introduces strategic digital teaching tools and connects students with New York City’s vibrant technology community to help them develop the professional skills and technology competencies that equip them for success in the new digital economy through partnerships with technology and media leaders.
In addition to Artsy, others involved with Digital Ready include: the American Museum of Natural History, Apple, Beam Center, BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn College Community Partnership, Eyebeam, Dream Yard, Global Kids, Google, Iridescent, the LAMP, Mozilla Hive NYC Learning Network, Museum of the Moving Image, NPower, NYC Salt, Scenarios USA, ScriptEd, Skillfeed and the Tribeca Film Institute.