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Thursday, October 12 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Turning Around a Low Performing School Through Integrated Arts Education

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Burbank Elementary School Principal, Arts Leadership Team and Partners Share Their Progress.  Engage with a dynamic panel as they describe their efforts in leveraging the arts to create success through a high touch, intensive, intervention model. Burbank Elementary School in San Diego Unified School District is participating in Turnaround Arts, a national public-private partnership design that is shifting school culture and impacting student achievement with arts education as a fundamental tool. One of sixteen sites in California, Burbank is measuring the school’s growth against eight pillars of effectiveness. Join this candid conversation on the successes and challenges of this exciting school improvement paradigm and the path Burbank is following in their transformative journey.

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Dennis Doyle

Executive Director, CoTA (Collaborations: Teachers and Artists)
We're all about how to teach academic content through visual and performing arts forms. CoTA (Collaborations: Teachers and Artists) is a professional development organization that builds arts integration through co-created instructional strategies with classroom teachers. We also... Read More →

Rachel Messineo

Principal, San Diego Unified School District
Rachel Messineo is the principal of Burbank Elementary School in the San Diego Unified School District. Burbank is one of 16 schools in the Turnaround Arts: California network, a whole school intervention model that transforms historically low-performing schools through integrated... Read More →

Barbara Palley

Director of Program and Strategy, Turnaround Arts: California
Barbara Palley is the Director of Program and Strategy for Turnaround Arts: California, a non-profit organization co-founded in 2014 by renowned architect Frank Gehry and arts education advocate Malissa Feruzzi Shriver, to administer Turnaround Arts, a program of the Kennedy Center... Read More →

Thursday October 12, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT
San Diego Natural History Museum Boardroom 1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101