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MALI Summer Conference

June 18, 2016

June 28 – USM, Portland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 16

MAINE ARTS LEADERSHIP SUMMER CONFERENCE

Arts Commission’s One Day Event Offers Variety of Outstanding Workshops

Screen shot 2012-08-25 at 9.08.37 PMAUGUSTA, ME, June 16, 2016—Summer doesn’t really begin for teachers without some inspirational professional development to set the stage for vacation mind. The Maine Arts Commission’s Maine Arts Leadership Initiative (MALI) offers its one-day summer conference on Tuesday, June 28, from 9 to 5 p.m. at the University of Southern Maine. The conference, open to educators at all levels, including professors and students, offers attendees a selection of 14 different one-hour workshops to provide ideas and materials on developing standards and assessment tools–as well as on other relevant hot topics. The Commission invites you to join colleagues from throughout Maine and around New England in this day long collaborative learning environment.

Workshop topics include Studio Habits of Mind; National Board Certification; Developing Music Standards K-12; Google Classroom; Creativity, A Group Inquiry and many more.

The Maine Arts Leadership Initiative, established in 2011, is committed to the development of teacher leaders to ensure deep understanding and meaningful implementation of high quality teaching, learning, and assessment in the arts.

To register and review full workshop offerings, please go to http://bit.do/mali_summer.

To learn more about MALI, the Maine Arts Commission teaching artist program and roster, and other PK-12 arts education programs go to http://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/MAAI# or contact Argy Nestor at argy.nestor@maine.gov or 207-287-2713.

The Maine Arts Commission shall encourage and stimulate public interest and participation in the cultural heritage and cultural programs of our state; shall expand the state’s cultural resources; and shall encourage and assist freedom of artistic expression for the well being of the arts, to meet the needs and aspirations of persons in all parts of the state. Additional information is available at mainearts.com.

 

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