Call for Arts Education Professionals

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Call for Arts Education Professionals


The City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department ( is seeking Arts Education professionals for the upcoming school calendar year (September 2019 – May 2020).  Classes and workshops will be offered at Pompano Beach’s cultural venues in many artistic disciplines including (but not limited to): music, dance, voice, digital media, visual arts, performance arts, and the business of the arts.


  • Must be an active not-for-profit Florida corporation in good standing  
  • Mission of the organization must include arts education with public programming 
  • Organization must have a proven track record of providing arts education services for a minimum of five (5) years in Broward County 
  • Preference will be given to arts education professionals based in the following priority order:
    • 1. Pompano Beach arts education professionals (i.e. full-time residents and/or businesses with an office in Pompano Beach)
    • 2. Broward County arts education professionals (i.e. full-time residents and/or businesses with an office in Broward County)
    • 3. South Florida arts education professionals (i.e. full-time residents and/or businesses with an office in South Florida) 
  • Must provide all equipment and instructors to conduct classes and workshops 
  • Must provide the following:
    • Certificate of Insurance naming the City of Pompano Beach as additionally insured and the certificate holder 
    • Worker’s Compensation Insurance
    • W9
    • Auto Insurance
    • Level One background check for each instructor/personnel


Proposals in PDF format will be accepted on a rolling basis and must include:

  • Organization name, description, mission and vision 
  • Organization’s three-year budget (Form will be supplied) 
  • Instructor bios and resumes 
  • Samples of established curriculum  
  • Clearly labeled (with your organization’s name and program name) samples of student work (link to YouTube or other URL, thumb drive with mp4 video and or JPG images) 
  • Outline of the curriculum for each proposed class/workshop 
  • Designation of age group each class/workshop is geared toward 
  • Budget for each proposed programs (including listing of other sources of revenue received by organization (i.e. grants from National Endowment for the Arts; State of Florida Department of Cultural Affairs; Broward Cultural Division; City of Pompano Beach, Funding Arts Broward; Community Foundation of Broward, or any other funding sources) 
  • Schedule request for each proposed program (i.e. day of the week, number of classes per week, length of each class, number of classes per session) 
  • Proof of non-profit status: IRS Letter of Determination (must be valid and current letter as of the deadline of this Call to Arts Education Professionals 
  • Current State of Florida Division of Corporations Annual Report 
  • List of references 

Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department’s cultural venues include:

  • Pompano Beach Cultural Center, 50 W Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach, 33060 
  • Bailey Contemporary Arts, 41 NE 1 St., Pompano Beach, 33060  
  • Historic Ali Cultural Arts, 353 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Pompano Beach, 33060 
  • Blanche Ely House, 1500 NW 6 Ave., Pompano Beach, 33060 

Important Dates/Timeline

  • Submission deadline:  Thursday, July 25, 2019 before midnight (include “Arts Education Proposal” in the subject line) 
  • Panel Meeting:  August 8, 2019 
  • Notifications: August 16, 2019 
  • Interview:  August 26, 2019 
  • Classes Start:  October 2019


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