Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Celebrating Inspiring Youth Artist Media Boston Public Schools Adobe Youth Voices Spring Showcase 2012
Boston Public Schools hosted the Adobe Youth Voices Spring Showcase 2012 on May 31st at Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Dorchester MA.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Patricia Cogley from Adobe Youth Voices attended and spoke at the event which consisted of over a 200 youth artists and displayed close to 130 inspiring multimedia products created in the BPS Adobe Youth Voices classrooms this year. The youth artists had an opportunity to discuss their work with invited guests from the Boston Public Schools and the community.
The Program also featured an awards assembly that highlighted “BEST of BPS AYV Projects”. During the assembly the Mayor congratulated the students. Other featured speakers included message from Superintendent Johnson, Ligia Noriega-Murphy (Asst. Superintendent High School Level, Melissa Dodd (CIO, Office of Instructional and Information Technology) and Patricia Cogley (Senior Program Manager, Adobe Youth Voices).
You can still vote for our four BPS Adobe Aspire awards finalists by clicking by following these instructions
Congratulations to all the BPS educators and the 900 students from all the middle-and high schools who participated in Adobe Youth Voices in school year 2011-2012! We are very pleased to announce that BPS has received grant funding from Adobe Foundation to continue the program in school year 2012 – 2013! We are currently recruiting a cohort of 50 new and returning Adobe Youth Voices educators to participate in the summer professional development training and the year-long project. For more information, please contact: Rashmi Pimprikar @ 617.593.8163, email@example.com
Posted by Joe Kidd at 9:45 AM