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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Bay Area Arts Education Leadership Summit

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Bay Area Arts Education Leadership Summit


Bay Area Arts Education Leadership Summit co-presented by San Mateo County Office of Education & Alameda County Office of Education

Friday, September 8, 2023 from 9:30-2:00 at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Come with a team of 2-3 people from your district to unpack the promise of Proposition 28: the new annual funding stream for Arts & Music in Schools. District Teams will identify best practices and develop key action steps to utilize funding provided through Proposition 28. Participants will be guided to work through opportunities and challenges and create a targeted action plan to launch efforts toward increased staffing and materials for access and equity in the arts. Prop 28 encourages full participation from school site leaders and district leadership. Explore tools to develop leadership skills and communication practices that are affirming and inclusive.

Coaching will be provided in this interactive workshop format and participants will have the opportunity to share ideas and surface questions and concerns.

In this interactive workshop format, participants will have an opportunity to:

Learn about opportunities and requirements for Prop 28 Funding
Work with your district team to develop consensus around best approaches
Develop an action plan to roll out staffing and equipment needs for Prop 28 Implementation

Audience: Administrators, Lead Arts Teachers, Counselors, Finance

Light Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.
Bring current info and materials to identify your VAPA strengths and opportunities.

About our workshop facilitator: Peggy Burt

Peggy is a dance and theatre educator, yoga and mindfulness teacher and arts education consultant. She brings a wealth of experience in professional development, curriculum development and strategic planning with counties and districts statewide. Her current work focuses on the intersection between the arts, social emotional learning and mindfulness. Her affiliations include the Los Angeles County Office of Education, the California County Superintendents Association and CREATE CA. Peggy has her own consulting firm, Mindful Strategies, Inc., and is the co-author of the newly published Strategic Arts Education Planning Guide: Expanding Access to the Arts in Schools and Communities. She enjoyed a long and rewarding career in dance and holds a BFA in Dance from the University of Utah and a Master’s degree in Information Science from the University of Michigan.

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