Advocacy for Art Education in Schools and Communities
Posted 03.29.11 by The Center for Art Education
FREE MyICA EdYOUcation mini-conference:
"Advocacy for Art Education in Schools and Communities"
April 9th, 2011
MICA, Main Building, Room 110
The MyICA EdYOUcation mini-conference is a free art education professional development event that provides a unique outlook on different issues and ideas within the field of art education. This conference will include three, half an hour group discussions, a chew and chat time to network, and a workshop.
MyICA EdYOUcation mini-conference is an opportunity to:
-Develop your network
-Have discussions with experienced art educators
-Learn strategies to advocate for art education
-Gain alternative outlooks on art education
This is a unique conference in which participants will have group discussions with well known art education activists including:
John Ceschini- Executive Director of Arts Education in Maryland School Alliance and principal of two internationally recognized arts integration schools for over 15 years.
Mary Ann Mears- Founder of Arts Education in Maryland Schools (AEMS) Alliance and practicing sculptor
Lee Boot- Associate Research Scholar and Associate Director at the Imaging Research Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Founder of the experimental media studio, InfoCulture.
Linda McConaughy- Visual Art Teacher and Magnet Director at Parkville Middle School.
This is a free conference opened to all pre-service and professional art educators and community artists. Registration is required. Please click here to register.