About NECAP and its Partners

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The New England Consortium of Artist-Educator Professionals is dedicated to the support and development of teaching artists. NECAP collaborates with the arts agencies of the New England states, other organizations, and individuals to advance the field of the artist-educator, increase access to quality professional development, develop a regional network and support a community of teaching artists.

New England State Arts Agencies


   Connecticut Dept. of Economic & Community Development, Office of the Arts
One Constitution Plaza, 2nd Floor
Hartford, Connecticut 06103

To preserve and promote Connecticut's cultural and tourism assets in order to enhance the quality of life and economic vitality of the State.


   Maine Arts Commission
193 State Street
25 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0025

The Maine Arts Commission shall encourage and stimulate public interest and participation in the cultural heritage and cultural programs of our state; shall expand the state's cultural resources; and shall encourage and assist freedom of artistic expression for the well being of the arts, to meet the needs and aspirations of persons in all parts of the state.


   Massachusetts Cultural Council
10 St. James Ave., 3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02116-3803

The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) is a state agency that promotes excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences to improve the quality of life for all Massachusetts residents and contribute to the economic vitality of our communities.


   New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
2 1/2 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor
Concord, New Hampshire 03301-4974

To ensure that the role of the arts in the life of our communities will continue to grow and play an ever more significant part in the welfare and educational experience of our citizens.


   Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA)
One Capitol Hill, Third Floor
Providence , RI , 02908

The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts serves as a catalyst for the advancement, appreciation and promotion of excellence in the arts, by encouraging leadership, participation, and education in the arts for all Rhode Islanders.


   Vermont Arts Council
136 State Street - Drawer 33
Montpelier, VT 05633-6001
email VAC

The Vermont Arts Council was founded in 1964 on a simple and powerful premise: that the arts enrich lives, expand minds, and form a vital thread in the fabric of Vermont community life.


Coordinating Partner


Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire
P.O. Box 892
Littleton, NH 03561
Our mission is to promote, support, and sustain culture, heritage and the arts in Northern New Hampshire.

NECAP Steering Committee

Gretchen Berg
Teaching artist, Maine

Sherilyn Brown
Education Director, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

Jeannine L. Chartier
Executive & Artistic Director, VSA arts of Rhode Island

Diane Daily
Education Programs Manager, Massachusetts Cultural Council

Lisa Donovan
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Ben Doyle
Vermont Arts Council

Amy Goldbas
Consultant, AIE Program Design, The Learning Curve

Dan Kahn
Education Assistant, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

Bonnie Koba
Arts in Education Program Manager, Ct. Commission on Culture & Tourism

Joy Lamberton
Teaching Artist/Actor

Catherine O'Brian
Arts in Education Coordinator, NH State Council on the Arts

Cynthia Robinson
Teaching artist, New Hampshire

Frumie Selchen
Executive Director, Arts Alliance of Northern NH