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Top Ten Reasons to Attend Conference

September 14, 2015

Biennial statewide conference – October 9

$90 registration fee extended until September 17!

Screen Shot 2015-09-09 at 8.55.45 PMSo, I am sure you are thinking about registering for the statewide biennial conference Arts Education: The Measure of Success. I’ll cut to the chase, here is the link with all of the information and registration information http://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/Biennial-Statewide.

Just in case you haven’t registered yet, below are the top ten reasons why you shouldn’t hesitate to register:

10 – Most likely there won’t be snow on October 9

9 –  The food will be much better than school food

8 – Point Lookout Conference Center is a wonderful place to learn

7 – If you don’t attend you will be sooooo sorry!

6 – The biennial conference is ONLY held ONCE every 2 years – are you willing to wait 2 more years until the next one?

5 – It’s going to be a fabulous opportunity to network with educators from across the state

4 – The workshop presenters have been preparing since May to provide an excellent learning opportunity on relevant topics

3 – The morning format of 5 X 5 – nine presentations, 5 minutes long, 5-8 slides on a variety of topics is going to be a fantastic way to learn about several topics in a short period of time. (And they will be fascinating, action packed, and FUN, FUN, FUN!)

2 – It is a great opportunity to learn with and from other dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts educators

1 – We will celebrate all that is GREAT in ARTS education – The ARTS are at the heART of education and we do it up in a splendid way! We will be recognizing educators for their contributions!

OK, stop reading the blog and go register and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email me at argy.nestor@maine.gov or call me at 287-2713.

The conference is sponsored by the Maine Arts Leadership Initiative (MALI), a program of the Maine Arts Commission. To learn more please go to http://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/MAAI#.

Please note: On August 3, 2015, MAAI, the Maine Arts Assessment Initiative, announced its new name, MALI, the Maine Arts Leadership Initiative. You can read about it at https://meartsed.wordpress.com/2015/08/09/maai-goes-to-mali/. Please email Argy Nestor if you have any questions at argy.nestor@maine.gov.

 

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