[DOE-Arts] Happy last days of April!

Nestor, Argy Argy.Nestor at maine.gov
Tue Apr 29 06:57:10 EDT 2014

I hope you all had a wonderful Spring break and that you did exactly what you wanted to for the entire week! I trust that you are back in your respective educational environments, setting the world on fire! I email you this morning from Washington, D.C. where everything is VERY GrEEEEEEn! I am here for the National Poetry Out Loud events until Thursday. 53 state champions (teenagers) filled with energy and poetry! You can read about it at http://meartsed.wordpress.com/2014/04/28/poetry-out-loud-2/. If you email me please this week know that I might not get back to you after returning to Maine.

Below are the most recent blog posts located at http://meartsed.wordpress.com/. Thanks to everyone who sent me information to post. It is great to hear from you - please don't hesitate to send me information on anything arts education related. It is especially wonderful to share what is going on in arts ed classrooms across the state.

  *   New England Summit on Arts Education - July 29, 30, 31
  *   Poetry Out Loud - National finals taking place right now
  *   So Long Bonnie and THANKS! - a message from the intern
  *   Superhero Designs - interesting ideas
  *   In Today's News - MDOE puts out information
  *   Call for Artists - opportunity for adults and student artists
  *   Developing a Proficiency-Based System - planning, creating, designing now for the future

The New England Summit on Arts Education, July 29, 30, 31, USM, Portland. Participants will select from three strands to meet your needs. Cost: $299, early bird special (by May 30), $274, additional $25 savings for teams (2 or more). Learn more and register at http://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/NESummit#  Please contact me if you have any questions.

THANK YOU SO MUCH for the important work you do each day educating Maine students in the ARTS!

Make it a great day,

Ms. Argy Nestor
Director of Arts Education
Maine Arts Commission
193 State Street, 25 SHS
Augusta, ME 04333-0025
207/287-2713 Direct Line
207/287-2724 General Office Line
207/287-2725 Fax
argy.nestor at maine.gov<mailto:argy.nestor at maine.gov>
http://meartsed.wordpress.com/ Blog
Maine Arts Assessment Initiative http://maineartsassessment.pbworks.com
New England Summit on Arts Education July 29, 30, 31. Information and registration
MEArtsEducation on Facebook at

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