Archive for 'Education'
Posted on 08. Jan, 2015 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
The 2015 JOHN L. DALES SCHOLARSHIP competition for SAG-AFTRA child actors, performers and their dependents is now open. Apply now! Deadline for your submission is March 16, 2015. Many of our child actors are beginning to research universities and some of them are all ready awaiting acceptance letters for Fall 2015. As the parents of child actors we […]
Posted on 16. Dec, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
There’s a new educational option in Los Angeles for Child Actors – Fusion Academy; a revolutionary community of learning where positive relationships unlock academic potential! It’s an educational option that caters to your student at their pace. Best of all? Parents are alleviated from being teachers. FUSION ACADEMY an excellent educational environment for working child actors because Fusion’s flexible […]
Posted on 21. Oct, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
UPDATE: Thank you to Hollywood Mom Tammy Nagashima (Ruku’s mom!) for covering this event! At the 10/22 seminar with speaker Cheryl Diamond, first refreshments were served and then at 6:30, the Looking Ahead staff spoke for a few minutes regarding administrative matters and announcements about upcoming events. Guest speaker Cheryl Diamond, President of The Studio Teachers/Welfare […]
Posted on 21. Sep, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
*UPDATE: Since initially unearthing this scandal, may other studio on-set improprieties have been brought to the attention of Deadline Reporter David Robb. He is requesting of the Hollywood Mom Blog family that any and all parents of working child actors with any information about the fake studio teachers scandal or any other wrong doing involving our child […]
Posted on 13. Jul, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
As Hollywood Moms we’re concerned about the unique educational needs and challenges of our children; performers who spend a majority of their day auditioning or working professionally. We spend a great deal of time in the HMB chat groups discussing home school versus physical school, private school versus public school, and so on. Then we come […]
Posted on 30. Apr, 2014 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Last week I met with a team of experts representing ScholarShare, California’s 529 college savings plan managed by TIAA-CREF, at the beautiful (and allegedly haunted) Culver Hotel. While the hotel’s history may be spooky, the ScholarShare program is anything but – you can actually open an account for your child for as little as $25 dollars! That’s an […]
@LookingAheadOrg Hosts “Understanding Educational Options for Young Performers,” Thursday Evening, 2/21/13
Posted on 16. Feb, 2013 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
The Actors Fund, Looking Ahead Program’s “Leadership Council Parents Group” will host “Understanding Educational Options for Young Performers,” on Thursday, February 21, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Do you have concerns about which type of education is best for your young performer? Which education best meets your child’s needs: GED, High School Equivalency, or […]
Posted on 16. May, 2012 by Editor Tracy Bobbitt.
Professional child performers and athletes have specific challenges that most typical Middle School and High School student don’t encounter. While pursuing a challenging curriculum full of college preparatory courses, child actors must also make time for auditions, acting workshops, voice and dance lessons and even travel when they land a part away from home. A […]
Posted on 07. Mar, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Looking for an alternative to traditional school for your child actor? Or do you find that your child doesn’t have enough hours in the day to attend school for 8 hours, complete homework and participate in outside classes, programs and activities? Or perhaps your child is all ready in homeschool but you’re looking for a […]
EDUCATION: “We Bought A Zoo” Child Star COLIN FORD Begins Second Semester at OAKS CHRISTIAN ONLINE SCHOOL
Posted on 19. Feb, 2012 by Hollywood Mom.
Colin Ford, a child actor of movies, television and voice-overs since the age of 5, has recently enrolled with Oaks Christian Online School (OCO) to better manage his career and school aspirations. As most HMB readers know, Colin most recently worked along side Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson (former child actors themselves) in the movie, We Bought a Zoo, […]