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15th Annual Arts Integration Conference — Opening Keynote with Alysia Lee
March 4 at 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The Department of Education at UMBC, in collaboration with Arts Education in Maryland Schools (AEMS), is proud to offer the 15th Annual Arts Integration Conference as a reflection of our commitment to support all teachers to optimize instructions through arts integration. This year, the conference has transitioned to a free and virtual series with eight events, beginning on March 4 and continuing through May 20.
On Thursday, March 4 at 4:30 p.m., Alysia Lee will deliver keynote remarks and will provide previews of upcoming sessions and workshops. Lee is the education program supervisor for Fine Arts education for the Maryland State Department of Education where she shares her vision of statewide equity and excellence across five arts disciplines: music, dance, visual arts, theatre, and media arts. She is a proud member of the State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education (SEADAE).
Additional upcoming events include:
March 11, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Session 1: Books that Move workshop presented by Karen Kuebler
Session 2: Teaching the Writing Process through Hip Hop presented by Baba Bomani
March 18, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Session 1: Creatively Moving Through S.E.L: Feelings and Awareness presented by Jessica DiLorenzo
Session 2: Standing in a Character’s Shoes: Deeper Meaning Through Dramatic Monologues by Mary Hall Surface
April 1, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Celebration of the Arts
For details on these and other upcoming events, please visit the conference website.
Please visit the conference website to register. All events are free and open to the public.
Arts Education in Maryland Schools (AEMS) is a Maryland Non-Profit Org. committed to ensuring that all students in the state of Maryland have access to high quality arts education by mobilizing power to communities through advocacy programs, professional and leadership programs, and resource building and sharing.