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Creative Schools for All: Collaboration Creates Change
3rd Annual Statewide Arts Education Convening
March 14 – 15, 2017
Costa Mesa, Ca.
Newly Released! Schedule
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 feature
The 8th Annual Creative Edge Lecture at the Segerstrom Concert Hall with Juan Felipe Herrera, Poet Laureate of the United States
A Conversation with Michael McAfee, President, Policy Link: At the intersection of Arts and Equity
Your choice of four think tank sessions on Professional Learning, Leadership Development, Equity and Advocacy
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
Limited number of Half-Price Scholarships Available. Apply before registering here.
March 20 & 21:
Innovations in Creative Industry: Arts, Media and Entertainment Leadership Conference, San Diego
Statewide Events Calendar
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Dec. 1-3 California School Boards Association, Annual Education Conference, San Francisco
Dec. 11 Celebrate Passage of Theatre and Dance Act, Beverly Hills
Jan 6-7 Arts Now Humboldt County (Region 1) STEAM Conference, Arcata
Jan 17 CCSESA, VAPA Regional and County Arts Leads Meeting, Sacramento (invitation only)
Jan 18 Insiders Guide to Arts Education Planning, Yolo County Office of Ed, Sacramento (VAPA Coordinators and District Administrators)
Jan 19-22 NAMM Music Education Days, Anaheim, CA.