What is ArtsEdTechNYC?

ArtsEdTechNYC is a group for artists and performing artists, educators in K-12 and higher ed, teaching artists, arts & culture or recreational organizations, technology enthusiasts, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in the intersection of the arts with education and technology.

Regular #ArtsEdTech gatherings happen throughout the year where networking and guest speaker conversations and workshops center around an array of arts, education and tech topics.

#ArtsEdTech Thursdays, a monthly moderated panel series with ArtsEdTechNYC founder Jessica Wilt happens at Apple SoHo featuring panelists doing really cool work in and out of the classroom. Check the main Meetup page for the most up to date event info.


ArtsEdTech Talk at Apple SoHo

10/22/15 - POSTPONED
11/19/15 - POSTPONED

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Meet the Founder

Jessica Wilt | @JessicaLWilt

A tap dancer from Ohio, Jessica works as an arts administrator and communications professional in NYC. A passionate educator, advocate, entrepreneur and writer, Jessica enjoys telling a good story with words and her feet.

Jessica Wilt began her career as a dancer and musician where she eventually realized she wanted to contribute to the arts world not just as a performer, but also as an educator, arts administrator, writer and advocate. Jessica earned her BA in modern dance with a dance education emphasis from the University of South Florida and her MFA in choreography from The Ohio State University. Jessica quickly learned all aspects of the arts education field working as a full time K-12 dance specialist and adjunct college professor in both Ohio and Florida. She founded ArtsEdTechNYC in 2013 and currently is an arts education administrator, writer, community manager and consultant living in New York City.

Jessica previously served as the Education and Outreach Manager for Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Dancing Through Barriers program and as the Director of Arts Education for Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana. Actively involved in arts and education advocacy, she currently volunteers with the New York City Arts in Education Roundtable's Program Committee, is a VOICE Charter School Board Trustee and is the former Chair of the Arts Education Council with Americans for the Arts where she is a guest ARTSblog contributor. Jessica has also written on arts education, technology and politics for The Huffington Post and The Clyde Fitch Report. Tweet Jessica @JessicaLWilt