Welcome to the New Year and welcome to the new semester! The 2020 Winter/Spring Semester of Social Arts Atlanta Classes begins on January 24. For this semester, SAA is offer Social Arts 101, Social Arts 102 and the new Social Arts Workshop for Children. These programs are for ages 9 – 14. All classes use fun, roll-playing games and hands on exercises to teach the skill to meet success!
Social Arts Atlanta is happy to announce a new class, Social Arts Workshop for Children. For ages 9-10, grades 4 and 5, this class teaches some of life’s most important social skills; Important Words (please, thank you, etc), Introducing Yourself, How to set the Table and Good Table Manners. The class also includes an introduction to social dance by learning and practicing the Box Step. As with all Social Arts Classes, fun roll-playing and interactive actives make the experience about building skills not just about learning rules.
For the 2019-2020 Season, SAA will offer this workshop three times; November 10, 2019 and February 2 and March 15, 2020. The class is two-hours long and the tuition is $95.
Please visit here for further information and registration.
The Summer/Fall Semester of Social Arts Classes begins this Friday, August 23, 2019. Celebrating its fifth year serving families, Social Arts Atlanta will offer Social Arts 101 for ages 11-14 to start the semester.
Social Arts 101 is a series of five lessons that teach and practice important social skills including introductions, buffet dining, table dining and being a good guest. Each lesson also includes the introduction of a social dance such as Box Step or Swing. All these “tools for life” are reinforced with roll playing games and repetition throughout the semester.
Social Arts Classes are offered on a first-come-first-served basis and do not require an invitation or a perfectly balanced gender mix in its classes. Tuition is $275 for the semester. Complete curriculum and registration instructions are available here.
Social Arts Atlanta(SAA) knows that being a part of the community it serves is important. Conscious Capitalism is good for all involved. During the first quarter of 2019, SAA has donated $2,200 in Social Arts Classes and $125 in cash to local schools.
The following schools received donations of gift certificates for Social Arts 101 to present as auction items; Arbor Montessori School, Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, Freedom Park Preschool and International Montessori Academy.
As a part of SAA’s Education Foundation Program, Inman Middle School has been supported for the second semester in a row with a donation of $125.
Virtue never dwells alone; it always has neighbors.
During the month of June, Social Arts 101 – Short Term is available to students ages 11-13. This two-day class covers the same material as our regularly scheduled Social Arts 101 in a compressed format. There are weekend and a weekday opportunities. Please visit here for complete details. The class is limited to 10 students and tuition is $295.
The monthly format of Social Arts Classes will return in August 2019. Two classes of Social Arts 101 will be offered during the Summer/Fall Semester. Meeting August through December and select Friday evenings, there are two meeting times to choose from 6: 00 pm and 7:30 pm. Class size is limited to 26 and tuition is $275.
For the 2020 Winter/Spring Semester both Social Arts 101 and 102 will be offered. Beginning at the end of January, classes we meet monthly through May on Friday evenings. Each of these classes is limited to 26 students and tuition is $275.
All of Social Arts Classes are offered on first-come-first-served bases, include fun, hands-on activities and impart valuable skills. Please visit here for Social Arts 101 – Short Term, here for Social Arts 101 and here for Social Arts 102 curriculum information and registration instruction.
Social Arts Atlanta (SAA) is please to report on the 2018 Summer/Fall Semester donations given as part of SAA’s Education Foundation Program. We are thankful for the opportunity to support the schools that support the students and their families that we serve. Following are the donation amounts and schools supported this semester;
The Education Foundation Program is an ongoing effort of SAA to be a good steward for the community its serves. For each student registered for a SAA program, a donation of $25 will be given to the student’s school or that school’s foundation.
Registration of the 2019 Winter/Spring Semester of Social Arts Class is now open. During this semester, Social Arts 101 and Social Arts 102 will be offered in five monthly classes. Registration is limited and offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Tuition is $275 per student. Social Arts Atlanta hopes to be of service to your family!
Social Arts 101 is a series of five monthly hour-and-fifteen-minute lessons that teach and give the opportunity to practice basic social skills and dances. Skills practiced include introductions, public right of way, dressing, dining from a buffet and at the table. Dances included for this class included the Box Step, basic Swing, the Waltz, the Meringue and the Cha Cha.
Social Arts 102 continues to build on the skills developed in Social Arts 101. It is also managed in five hour-and-fifteen-minute lessons. New skills worked on during the semester include conversation, resume writing, managing emergencies and approaching food challenges. Throughout the semester, students plan and manage the presentation of a party for friends, creating an event that requires the use of the skills they have learned during their time in Social Arts 101 and 102.
Social Arts Atlanta is please to announce that it has become Bronze 2018-2019 Education Partner of Mary Lin Education Foundation. This program supports things like continuing education for Mary Lin’s teachers, curriculum enrichment and capitol improvements.
According to the Mary Lin Education Foundation’s website:
“The Mary Lin Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created in 2008 to support long-term goals and critical resource needs for Mary Lin Elementary (home of the ROCKETS), an Atlanta Public School serving 640+ students in the Candler Park, Inman Park, Lake Claire and Little 5 Points neighborhoods. In 2016, the MLEF launched the ROCKET FUEL FUND, a major annual giving campaign to ensure the ongoing academic success of our students and the long-term financial health of our school.”
Supporting the community is important to Social Arts Atlanta. Go Rockets!
Does your Social Arts Class student’s school have a foundation? SAA may make a donation to that foundation. SAA is creating the Education Foundation Program. SAA knows that these foundations are important for supporting things like teacher’s continuing education, extracurricular activities and scholarships. With this program, SAA hopes to continue to support the families that we serve in an indirect way.
For this program, SAA will donate $25 to the education foundation associated with a student’s school. For the donation to be made the foundation must be a registered 501-C3, the ability of the foundation to accept the donation must be confirmed by SAA and the student’s family must designate his or her school during the registration period. This program is in effect for registrations made from August 1, 2018.