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Guitars in the Classroom

Org #6576
Vetted since 2011 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
1998
year founded
$127,204
raised on GlobalGiving
10
years fundraising
12
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Since 1998, Guitars in the Classroom (GITC) has been inspiring, training and equipping classroom teachers to integrate music making across the academic curriculum through "song-based instruction" so students of all ages have educational, musical access & opportunity at school every day. Our work prepares educators to lead music, employing it as a dynamic tool for reaching all learners, teaching all subjects, and building character, creativity and community.Programs & materials are free.

Projects (18)

 
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Project Leaders
Jessica Baron
Jessica Baron
Gail Wingfield
Gail Wingfield
Abby Dorsey
Abby Dorsey
Rachael Holmes
Rachael Holmes
Team
Jessica Baron, Joan Maute, Desiree Cera, Debi Cavataio, Gail Wingfield, Ginne Meyers, Abby Dorsey
Organization Information
1286 University Ave #389
San Diego, CA 92103
United States
619-840-1010
Organization Information
1286 University Ave #389
San Diego, CA 92103
United States
619-840-1010

Project Reports

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Oct 23, 2021
Music Helps Children Recover From Pandemic Learning Loss
Throughout the pandemic and school closures, teachers, students and families have all met the challenges of living with uncertainty, stress and the technological aspects of virtual learning. Now that...
Sep 24, 2021
Creating change through adaptive music
Dear Friends of Exceptional Children, Thank you so much for your caring support of GITC's efforts to make music accessible to ALL learners. With your help we at GITC are continuing to expand our...
Sep 7, 2021
Songs for Hope is Hoping for Publication!
Dear Supporter and Friend, We are so grateful to each of you who has donated to this project. We are now at the stage of this effort where we need to see if the book can become published by a music...
 
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