Merryl Goldberg is a Professor of Music at California State University San Marcos and Director of the ART=OPPORTUNITY campaign of Center ARTES, a university center dedicated to restoring arts to education. Her publications include “Arts Integration: Teaching Subject Matter Through the Arts in Multicultural Settings 5th edition (2017)” as well as other books, articles, chapters, editorials, and blogs. She has received numerous research and programmatic grants including Federal Department of Education Arts in Education Program, Fulbright-Hays Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, Stuart and Panta Rhea grants. Merryl’s undergraduate degree is from New England Conservatory of Music, and her doctorate is from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to entering academia, she recorded numerous CDs and was on the road for 13 years playing the saxophone with the Klezmer Conservatory Band. Merryl’s hometown is Boston. Go Red Sox!
Recent Blog Posts
- Why art?! We’ll tell you why. And, we can prove it.
- DREAM & TELL!: Arts Integration Models at Work (Part Two)
- DREAM & TELL!: Arts Integration Models at Work (Part One)
- In the Principal’s Office: The Art of the "Absolute Basics" of Schooling
- You’re the Arts Department Chair and You Box?!
- Educating Kids in the "Race to Somewhere"
- Arts Education and The Fifth Grade Promotion Speech
- Arts Education: Footloose Relationships
- Arts Education: Informed by Catterall and Ravitch
- Arts Education and Bullying
- Arts Education: Fighting Racism and Preparing Citizens
- Arts Education: Make Congress Sing and Act!
- Arts Education: Doubt into Hope - a Wish for the New Year and Beyond
- Integrating the Arts as a Way of Engaging Students in Learning
- Desire and Opportunity as a Basis for Arts Education (Pt. II)
- Desire and Opportunity as a Basis for Arts Education (Part I)
- It's Back to School--Now Let's Make a Difference
- Arts Education: Practice as a Skill and the Joy of Fame
- Arts Education: Persistence and Perseverance
- Arts Education: Dream
- Arts Education: Capability and Opportunity
- Arts Education: Passion, Plus Carol and Harry!
- Arts Education, Performance, and Sweeney Todd: What Were They Thinking?
- Introducing Merryl Goldberg, Guest Blogger