Here’s what’s happening …

$2 million O’Keeffe gift targets education 

Clare O’Keeffe received a bouquet of roses from Lenny Garcia— and the heartfelt thanks of the Center for Creative Education — Friday during a dinner at the center’s work-in-progress headquarters in West Palm Beach.

The occasion celebrated a $2 million gift from Esther B. O’Keeffe Charitable Foundation, of which O’Keeffe is executive trustee. Esther O’Keeffe, who was Clare O’Keeffe’s stepmother, was a longtime island artist and philanthropist who died in 2002.

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Freedom Shores Elementary Celebrates Learning with Bilingual Performance 

CCE Teaching Artists spend nine weeks working on an integrated curriculum that encompassed social studies, science, reading, writing, and the arts in order to present a live bilingual performance on stage.

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CCE is so pleased that it has been chosen as one of a handful of cultural entities to receive a $500,000 grant from the state of Florida to continue renovation of our Center in West Palm Beach.

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5 Reasons Why We’re Still Talking About Arts Integration

Arts integration, which earns significant and sustained support from parents and educators, is often overlooked or dismissed; though it consistently returns to the table as a proven methodology that deserves a permanent seat at the table of public education.

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Center for Creative Education Luncheon Draws Record Crowd!

A full tent and a fabulous location highlighted the 20th anniversary luncheon of the Center for Creative Education.

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