Arts Partner Since 2021.  Grades PreK-8, 514 students; 18% Hispanic,18% Black, 50% Asian, 7% White; 3% English Language Learners; 50% Economically Disadvantaged; 12% Special Education
School Mission: “The Queens College School of Math, Science, and Technology ( PS/IS 499 is a community of learners, who value diversity and the social-emotional health of all students. Our staff and faculty promote critical thinking, problem-solving, and progress monitoring. At PS/IS 499, success is measured through individual growth.  School Website
(2023-2024) Creative Movement/Modern and Jazz/Hip-Hop Dance Residency (2 class groups, 50 students; 33 sessions) Grades: 4-8 | Teaching Artists: Beatriz Castro, Amanda Rios

(2022-2023) Jazz Up Your Hip-Hop and Seasonal Splendor (4 class groups, 100 students; 24 sessions) Grades: K-8 | Teaching Artists: Amanda Rios, Madison Williams Photos
(2021-2022) Agents of Change; Dance Around NYC (12 class groups, 300 students; 96 sessions) Grades: K-5 | Teaching Artists: Amanda Rios, Hayleigh Schmidt, Eilish Henderson Video Showcase