Visit BAA

BAA’s Center for Arts in Education welcomes educators from both near and far!chineseschoolvisitors The Center regularly hosts individuals and groups of educators from around the world to come see what we are all about. In fact, last year over 288 visitors came to experience BAA.

Visits are specifically tailored to meet the needs of each individual or group and include meetings with BAA leadership, classroom observations, time with students, and a tour of the school.

Click here to fill out our Center Visit application form!

Recent Feedback about Visting BAA

“I left absolutely enamored with BAA and challenged to advocate for some change in our own district. I truly appreciate the commitment of your faculty to educating and supporting students.”

“Seeing the way arts is incorporated in such a fundamental way was powerful.”

“We were so impressed by the commitment to quality and professionalism in everything we saw at the school. It is so heartening to see the desire to learn in every student and every class we came across.”

“We covered a lot of territory in a very short time. You allowed us to explore a wide range of issues and spoke with such clarity and honesty in reply. It was truly a learning experience.”

“My visit to BAA opened up the potential of creative arts as a core teaching and learning model for innovative 21st century education.”

Visiting Schedule

Visits run from 9:30am – 12pm and include light refreshments. A typical schedule is as follows:

  • 9:30 – 10:10am  Welcome and introduction to BAA with Center staff and BAA faculty. Includes light refreshments.
  • 10:10 – 10:30am  Meeting with student ambassador and student tour.
  • 10:30am – 11:30am  Observation of three classes, including both arts and academic classrooms.
  • 11:30am – 12:00pm  Debriefing with Center staff, BAA faculty and leadership catered to visitors’ interest.

All visitors receive a packet of information to take with them including information that relates to their specific interests.

For larger groups Boston Arts Academy can accommodate longer tours. Please contact Adriane Brayton, School Visit Coordinator, at abrayton@bostonartsacademy.org.

Rates

$75 per person (includes refreshments and materials)

$55 per person for groups of four or more

These funds go directly towards the school and Center programming and also help offset the administrative costs for planning and executing school visits.

Please prepay for your visit at least 10 days in advance. Boston Arts Academy staff will email you an invoice with a link to PayPal to facilitate payment. If you have any questions or would like to use a different form of payment please contact School Visit Coordinator, Adriane Brayton, at abrayton@bostonartsacademy.org.

Plan Your Visit!

If you are interested in scheduling a visit as an individual or with a group, please click here to fill out the application form. Please note that all requests to visit must be submitted via this form.

Due to a high volume of applicants, we ask that you contact us to plan your visit at least one month in advance. In order to respect the time commitments of staff and students, we are unfortunately unable to host more than three visits each month, although sometimes we are able to host two groups in the same visit.

We look forward to continuing our tradition of hosting visitors – and making lasting connections – with educators, administrators, and students from around the world!

 

Have you recently visited Boston Arts Academy? Please give us feedback on your visit through our School Visit Feedback Form.