The Kennedy Center

Amy Duma



Biography

Amy Duma is Director of Teacher and School Programs at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.  She is responsible for the Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) program which provides professional learning opportunities for teachers to build both their knowledge of the arts as well as their ability to integrate the arts with the curriculum.  Each year the Kennedy Center offers more than 60 workshops and courses for over 600 teachers (pre-kindergarten through grade 12) in 8 school districts in the D.C. metro area.  In addition, the CETA program seeks to affect school change through professional learning in arts integration for entire school staffs in 15 partner schools.  Current responsibilities include working with teaching artists to design effective instruction for teachers, supervising the presentation of the professional learning events, and evaluating the events with teaching artists, teachers, and staff.  She also supervises the development of professional learning opportunities for teaching artists as well as the Kennedy Center’s Community Partnerships program which provides artist residencies and other Kennedy Center resources to schools in the District of Columbia.
Amy Duma