How do we want our arts education work documented and reported? Who should be telling the real stories of the meaning of this work? And how might those stories be shared?
Tune in on February 26, 2016, at 3:30pm EST to the CTC Studio, where arts education theory, policy and practice meet through dialogue.
In the studio:
Circle Up Conference Thread Leader, Kristen Paglia:
Dr. Kristen Paglia, Sharing Stories, is the Chief Executive Office at P.S. ARTS, an organization in Southern California dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing arts education to underserved public schools and communities. In addition to overseeing the quality, content, and evaluation of P.S. ARTS’ education programs, Dr. Paglia has led the organization through two strategic planning processes and works to keep educational equity and excellence for all children at the center of everything we do at P.S. ARTS. Dr. Paglia is an active member of the state and national discourse around public education reform and has a seat at the table in numerous policy, advocacy, and planning groups, including the Los Angeles County Arts Commission Arts for All Community Arts Team in multiple school districts and the California Alliance for Arts Education Policy Council. In 2012, Dr. Paglia was invited to participate in the NEA Education Leadership Institute Extended Committee for California to contribute feedback to issues around arts curriculum, assessment, and education reform; she was also appointed to a special joint task force by California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson to help create “A Blueprint for Creative Schools” published in 2015. Dr. Paglia holds Masters’ Degrees in World Arts and Cultures from UCLA and Arts Education from Harvard University. She also earned a Doctorate from Harvard in cognitive developmental psychology and has extensive experience developing arts programs and designing curriculum in urban public and independent schools.
Steve Seidel, Director of the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education
A Current Student from the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education