Friday, September 30, 2011

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From: Ron Cowell <>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 16:04:37 -0400
Subject: Register Now for EPLC's Arts and Education Symposium, October 13: The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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You are invited to


The Education Policy and Leadership Center’s




Thursday, October 13, 2011

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA 17120


Keynote speakers:

Dr. Jonathan Katz, Chief Executive Officer, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies

Dr. Mary Ann Stankiewicz, Professor of Art Education, Pennsylvania State University


Plus 9 Workshops with prominent Pennsylvania and national arts and education leaders.




Join arts and education leaders from across the state and nation to participate in discussions about the policy implications of the arts in Pennsylvania’s schools and communities.  Symposium discussions will inform the work of EPLC’s Arts and Education Initiative (AEI), which is generating a report including actionable policy recommendations for legislators and other audiences to be released in February of 2012. 


Click here for more information about the agenda and to register online with a credit card, or to print and mail a registration form with payment by credit card or check.


$25 registration includes continental breakfast and lunch.  Scholarships are available, as well as Act 48 credits for teachers.  Email with questions.


The Arts and Education Symposium is presented by EPLC in partnership with Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, the Pennsylvania School Boards Association, the Pennsylvania Art Education Association, and the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association


The Symposium is made possible with the generous support of The Heinz Endowments, the William Penn Foundation, and the Buhl Foundation.


EPLC is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization based in Harrisburg, with programs and activities across Pennsylvania. 

The mission of EPLC to encourage and support the development and implementation of effective state-level education policies to improve student learning in grades P-12, to increase the effective operation of schools, and to enhance educational opportunities for citizens of all ages.







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