In order to contribute to the process of improvement and complementary training of educators, with or without university education, who work in social projects and governmental programs aimed at teaching non-school art, Ação Educativa launched in 2015 a training center in social art-education: Poronga.
A tribute to the first projects that preceded and resulted in the creation of Ação Educativa, the word Poronga was the name given to a tool used by the forest people to illuminate latex tapping on the roads of rubber trees during the night. This was also the name of a literacy program carried out by the education team from the Centro Ecumênico de Documentação e Informação (CEDI) (Ecumenical Documentation and Information Center) in 1974, which founded Ação Educativa 20 years later.
In its two editions, the Poronga art education center promoted artistic experiments and experiences, as well as critical analysis of themes related to Culture Theory, Art Histories, Art Education, Theories of Art and Education, Art Education: formal and social, and Teaching Methodology. Reflections were made on the practice of artistic languages and the elaboration of pedagogical and community projects.