Music Therapy in the Chi: Recording Arts Infused with SEL

Mar 5, 2024

1:00pm – 2:00pm CT

This panel delves into a transformative recording arts program that fosters Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in Chicago's inner-city youth, bridging divides and positively impacting lives. Educators and industry professionals collaborate with the nonprofit sector to provide a model that integrates music education and SEL. Students earn high school credit through interdisciplinary studies, SEL interventions, and recording artistry. This program nurtures students' emotional intelligence, self-awareness, and interpersonal skills, empowering them to navigate life.

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TyNeisha Banks

Perspectives Charter Schools

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Jack Flash

Remix Chicago

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Tony Simmons

4 Learning

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Ameer Weeks

Perspectives Charter Schools