[DOE-Arts] Tulips in bloom!

Nestor, Argy Argy.Nestor at maine.gov
Tue May 20 08:12:53 EDT 2014

Good morning! My red tulips look beautiful even between the raindrops. With any luck we’ll see some sunshine this week so we work in the garden and cook out and enjoy these days of May!

Below are the most recent blog posts that are located at http://meartsed.wordpress.com/.

  *   Another Teacher's Story: Amy Cousins - Teacher leader and art teacher from Gorham Middle School tells her story
  *   Inviting All Arts Educators - Join the MAAI as a teacher leader
  *   Introducing Kevin - meet Mr. Facer, the new VPA specialist at the Maine Department of Education
  *   Maine Music Educators Roundtable - today’s MAAI webinar!
  *   Movement in Education - researchers looking at brain and movement
  *   Chuck Close - CBS, Note to Self series
  *   On Today’s News - young girl with a fabulous voice

Today’s webinar
Maine Music Educators Roundtable webinar today, 3:30-4:30. Join us for a conversation with facilitator Rob Westerberg and guests MAAI teacher leaders Jen Nash, Bill Buzza, and Drew Albert. Please be hard-wired (no wireless) when you click on the link below at 3:20 (to check your sound).

Register Now!
Don’t miss the Early Bird registration (MAY 30) for the Maine Arts Assessment Initiative summer event: New England Summit on Arts Education. To learn more and to register please go to http://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/NESummit#. CEUs, contact hrs., graduate credit - available. Join us as an individual or part of a team. Three strands to meet your learning needs.

Consider being a teacher leader
Please consider taking on the role of teacher leader for phase 4 of the Maine Arts Assessment Initiative. Yesterday’s blog post  called Inviting All Arts Educators describes the role and includes the link to the application which is due on JUNE 2! Please email me if you have any questions at argy.nestor at maine.gov<mailto:argy.nestor at maine.gov>.

Thank you for letting others know about the important work you do each day educating students with a quality arts education!

Items in red are related to the MAAI.

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<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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