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Thursday, October 12 • 8:45am - 10:00am
Administrators -Empowering Students Through Arts Education

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During this session we will explore several topics:
CA Education Code and Compliance
CA Arts Education Data Project
CA VAPA Standards Revision Process Update
CA Exemplary Arts Education Program and Rubrics
Models of Exemplary Programs
Arts Impact: College Access, Success, and Retention, an examination of recent research
LCAP considerations for Arts Education


Matt Armstrong

Director San Marcos High School, San Marcos HS Music Dept
Mr. Armstrong began teaching at San Marcos High School in 2004 and in 2015 accepted the position of Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator for San Marcos Unified. Named San Marcos High School Teacher of the Year, and San Marcos Unified Teacher of the year in 2013, Music Educator of... Read More →
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Jeffrey Marks

Director of Institutional Planning and Analysis, California State University, San Marcos
Jeff Marks is the Director of Institutional Planning and Analysis at California State University, San Marcos. An analytical person by nature and training, he's taught Economics, Statistics, Algebra, and Operations Research at the college level. Mr. Marks appreciates the Arts and believes... Read More →
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Courtney Sawada

Director, Southern Counties California Arts Project, Southern Counties California Arts Project
Courtney Sawada is the director of the Southern Counties California Arts Project (SouthCAP), regional site for The California Arts Project (TCAP), which is part of the California Subject Matter Projects (CSMP) network established by the state of California. TCAP’s central mission... Read More →
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Russ Sperling

Director of Visual and Performing Arts at San Diego Unified School District, San Diego Unified School District
Mr. Sperling is the Director of Visual and Performing Arts at San Diego Unified School District and currently serves as Western Division Immediate Past President of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). He previously served as President of the California Music Educators... Read More →

Thursday October 12, 2017 8:45am - 10:00am PDT
San Diego Natural History Museum Boardroom 1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101