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3rd Annual Statewide Arts Education Convening

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3rd Annual Statewide Arts Education Convening


Creative Schools for All: Collaboration Creates Change

3rd Annual Statewide Arts Education Convening

March 14 – 15, 2017

Costa Mesa, Ca.

With four years of evolving changes in public education, California arts education leaders will come together to:

◦Identify and investigate the new challenges facing arts education
◦Learn about effective resources and strategies to address student and educator needs, and
◦Provide input and guidance about next steps needed in order to increase quality arts education for all students in California.
This two-day convening will include the 8th Annual Creative Edge Lecture at the Segerstrom Concert Hall, additional keynote speakers and engaging professional development breakout sessions.

Consider bringing a team from your region with representatives from multiple areas listed below in order to return to your region with a plan of collaborative action.

◦All Administrators responsible for arts education
◦All Visual and Performing Arts Directors and Coordinators
◦Credentialed VAPA teacher in leadership roles
◦Directors at non-profit arts organizations who make the program decisions for arts education
◦Parent leaders advocating for equitable arts education
◦Higher Education leaders making program decisions for preparation of teachers
◦Leaders from industry investing in the arts (Funders)
◦Students in VAPA Teacher preparation programs interested in arts education leadership
◦Board members and Superintendents who are active supporters of arts education for all students