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--a consortium of 35 state alliances across the United States dedicated to arts advocacy and quality arts education for the nation's children.
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Arts|Learning is thrilled to announce that registration is now open for our amazing upcoming symposium.  The Symposium is co-sponsored by the Creativity Commons of Lesley University.  It will be held on Wednesday, May 22, at Lesley's University Hall in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  Information is about our stellar cast of presenters as well as the day's schedule may be obtained here.  


Full-day registration includes all sessions and presentations, lunch, refreshments, late afternoon wine & cheese reception, book signing with Tony Wagner, and the awards ceremony.


A major focus of this symposium is school leaders--principals, superintendents, curriculum coordinators.  Please share this information with school administrators!  Teaching artists, arts educators, fine arts coordinators, higher education, and others are, of course, welcome to also attend.


Symposium Highlights:Tony Wagner


Keynote Address & Conversation:  "Creating Innovators," Dr. Tony Wagner, Harvard University 
Featured GuestUna McAlinden, ArtsEd Washington, Principal Arts Leadership program


Keynote Panel:
More Information:  See our webpage about this event
Register here for the Igniting Innovation Symposium 

We hope you will all be able to attend this important symposium!
Champions of Arts Education Advocacy Awards - One Week to get in your nominations!
Deadline April 10, 2013

The Arts|Learning's Champions of Arts Education Advocacy Awards honor individuals and organizations that have made exceptional contributions to arts education advocacy and continue to make strides toward the goal of high quality arts education for every student in Massachusetts.

From 1984 through to the present, the Champion of Arts Education Awards have recognized over 225 teachers and arts advocates in our schools and communities for their accomplishments educating students and for supporting arts education.    


Awards Categories include:

  • Distinguished Arts Educator Advocate
  • Schools of Distinction in Arts Education
  • Excellence in School Administration Arts Advocate
  • Massachusetts School Committee Arts Advocate
  • Outstanding Parent Advocate
  • Outstanding Arts Collaborative
  • Corporate/Business Support of Arts Education
  • Outstanding Student Advocate
  • Good Neighbor Award
  • Outstanding School Committee Award
  • Schools of Distinction Award 

Arts|Learning continues this tradition of recognizing excellence in arts education programs and advocacy. Nominations may be submitted by any Massachusetts resident and current A|L members.  Self-nominations are encouraged.  


Nominations are now open for 2013 Awards.  Please note most awards have a deadline of April 10, 2013.  All nominations must be submitted digitally according to the directions in the Arts Education Nominations Packet.


Get the 2013 Nominations Packet and information here.

Get the 2013 Cover Pages and Narrative Form (required with each nomination).