New Community Program Helps Veterans, Educators Learn Skills in the Industrial Arts.

Oakland, California (EastBayDaily) — The Crucible is proud to announce the expansion of the Community Partners program. In 2011 the program offered tuition discounts to educators, and in 2012 the program has been expanded to include discounts for public educators, firefighters, police officers, active military, veterans and senior citizens.

Participants in the Community Partners program receive 50% discount off tuition on classes at The Crucible. Available classes include welding, glassblowing, blacksmithing, jewelry-making and woodworking, offering participants opportunities to learn skills to enrich their lives and train for the future.

The Crucible invites interested parties to discover and become part of their learning community. Emphasis is placed on community partnerships and on creating an open learning environment. At The Crucible forges roar, sparks fly, glass bends, neon glows and creativity explodes.

Valid for Pre-K to 12th grade classroom teachers and principals in a California School District, for active firefighters, active police officers, active military, veterans, and seniors, age 65 and older in California.

Proof of active status in California is required at time of payment.

Other restrictions may apply.

About The Crucible – The Crucible is a nonprofit arts education organization that fosters collaboration of the arts, industry and community. Through training in the fine and industrial arts, The Crucible promotes creative expression, reuse of materials and innovative design, while serving as an accessible arts venue for the public.


Aaron Mason
The Crucible