2008-05-29 / News

Burns to attend arts conference

A team of Rhode Island arts education leaders will take part in an exclusive Arts Education Leadership Institute this July, thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

Rosemary Burns, of Jamestown, was chosen to attend the conference. Burns is the president of the RI Art Education Association, fellow in the Office of Middle and High School Reform at the Rhode Island Department of Education, and co-chair of the visual arts proficiency team of the RI Arts Learning Network.

Five state teams will meet with experts from throughout the country to discuss current challenges in the arts education field on such topics as assessment, leadership in arts education, curriculum development and access to arts learning. They will meet in Chicago from July 15 to 17.

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