[DOE-Arts] The Arts Connect and much more!

Argy Nestor argy.nestor at maine.gov
Mon Oct 12 20:42:19 EDT 2009

The Arts Connect! conference was held on October 8 and 9th and the  
early reports tell us it was a SUCCESS! 275 Arts Educators attended!  
Thank you to the many educators who contributed to the conference. If  
you were not able to join us I am sorry, but luckily you can read  
about the conference and see pictures so you can get an idea of what  
went on. I have already started posting "The Arts Connect!" Conference  
Continues and will continue to do so for several days (maybe weeks).  
Please be sure and fill out the Survey Monkey if you attended the  
conference to help us plan for future events.
If you weren't with us last week, hopefully you can join us for the  
next statewide conference!

Paul Faria is searching for an art teacher named Mrs. Daigle. If you  
can help him find her please contact him at Paul.Faria at maine.gov

Leone Donovan, art teacher from Messalonskee High School, recently  
emailed me and is looking for high schools that have about 900  
students and are on a 4X4 schedule. She is doing some research and  
looking at how to deal with the falling numbers. If you can help her  
please email her at ldonovan at rsu18.org

If you are a new to teaching this year please contact me. If you know  
of a new teacher who might not be connected through the list serv to  
arts educators please contact me. Thanks!

The following are blog posts since I emailed you last. http://meartsed.wordpress.com/
Please post a comment under any of the posts, I love hearing from you!
Remember: your comment needs to be approved before it is posted on the  

** "The Arts Connect" Conference Continues: Part V
** Obamas' Borrow Art for the White House
** "The Arts Connect" Conference Continues: Part IV
** Understanding Sound and Music
** "The Arts Connect" Conference Continues: Part III
** Gotta Love the Fall!
** National Geographic Site
** "The Arts Connect" Conference Continues: Part II
** Congratulations Craig Skeffington!
** "The Arts Connect" Continues: Part I
** Monetary Awards for Service Learning Projects Available
** The Arts Connect! Conference is History
** Maine Youth Excellence in Art Celebration
** A Surprised Jayne Sawtelle

Thank you for all you do for Maine students and arts education!

Make it a great day,

Argy Nestor
Visual and Performing Arts Specialist
Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
fax: 207-624-6821
argy.nestor at maine.gov

"The Arts Connect" statewide Arts Education Conference-October 8,9,  

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