[DOE-Arts] As the leaves fall!

Argy Nestor argy.nestor at maine.gov
Tue Oct 18 06:02:20 EDT 2011


A wonderful hike on one of the Georges River Land trails in Rockport on Sunday afternoon reminded me that it won't be long until the leaves have all fallen and the colors of my present world will be different. I hope you've had a chance to enjoy some of the sunshine and the beautiful leaves this October. 

The arts assessment initiative next regional professional development opportunity is coming up on October 28th at the Jefferson School. Teacher leaders Shannon Campbell and Allysa Anderson will be presenting. Joining them to share the Open Educational Resource work will be Kristen Andersen. If you are interested in attending please click here for the blog post that contains the information. 

Mark your calendars for the next assessment initiative webinar Building an Online Arts Education Community with You! on November 2nd, 3:30-4:30. For more information please click here. 

Below are this weeks blog posts located at  http://meartsed.wordpress.com/. There are many new prof dev and student opps and upcoming events posted as well. You can navigate to them on the left side of the front page of the blog. Thanks to all of you who have sent me information!!! PLEASE be sure and read today's post since it has important information on the national standards work.  

Emails, Phone Calls, Questions about National Standards - update on the national standards for arts education work
Van Gogh on 60 Minutes - super imposed on paintings
Return to J.C. Stone Sculpture Symposium - a week of progress
Washington County Assessment Workshop - Lisa Marin, teacher leader provides professional development
National Coalition for Core Arts Standards Seeking Candidates - perhaps you'd like to apply
J.C. Stone Sculpture Symposium - Jefferson 
Arts Assessment - Midcoast Conference - October 28, Jefferson School

And a GREAT BIG THANK YOU for the work you do each day educating Maine students in the arts!

Make it a great day,
Argy

Argy Nestor
Visual and Performing Arts Specialist
http://meartsed.wordpress.com/
Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0023
207-624-6825
fax: 207-624-6821
argy.nestor at maine.gov
http://www.maine.gov/education/lres/vpa/


















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