[DOE-Arts] MLTI Screensaver challenge, Art Advocacy Day, ESSA and the arts...

Lambert, Beth Beth.Lambert at maine.gov
Thu Dec 17 11:12:16 EST 2015

Welcome to the Maine Department of Education Visual and Performing Arts ListServ!
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FINAL WEEK TO APPLY: Maine Arts Education Resource Project – Integration: The Maine Department of Education is launching a new initiative and would like you to be a part of it! Participants will work to create arts integration lesson plans to be submitted on the Maine Arts Resource Bank. For more information and to apply click beth.lambert at maine.gov<mailto:beth.lambert at maine.gov> or 207-624-6642.The application period will close on December 25, 2015.

Job Opportunity: RSU #74 is looking for a full time drama teacher (one of the few left in Maine). Click here<http://www.servingschools.com/jobsearch.html?all=1&AppliTrackPostingSearch=district%3A0.8701&AppliTrackSort=newest&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackJobId=12009_0.8701&AppliTrackViewPosting=1> for details.

Snow Pond Performing Arts Academy: SPAA is in contract negotiations and will be opening September 2016 and they are hiring. Click here<http://snowpond.org/spaa/> for more information about the school and positions available.

MLTI Screensaver Challenge:  The opportunity to have your students’ artwork displayed on MLTI devices is again available for Maine students grades K-12. Deadline for submissions is January 1, 2016. Click here<http://www.maine.gov/mlti/about/photos.shtml> for more information.

Save the Date: Arts Education Advocacy Day!: Thursday, March 24th is MAAE's Arts Education Advocacy Day in Augusta. This year each Maine county will have its own table in the Hall of Flags and will send local students to advocate with legislators. To read more about it and how to be involved visit MAAE's website, www.maineartsed.org<http://www.maineartsed.org>.

Call for Presenters: The Maine Art Education Association is looking for presenters for their conference, "Art and Community - The Power of Us," which happens on April 9th, 2016. Here is the link, http://goo.gl/forms/y2if4dBDoH. The deadline is January 31st.

ESSA: No time to read the 1000+ pages of the new Every Student Succeeds Act? Click here<http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/12/07/the-every-student-succeeds-act-explained.html?qs=essa> for a quick break down.

Arts and ESSA: Here is one take on the role the arts will play in ESSA. Click here<http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2015/12/esea_rewrite_retains_support_f.html?qs=essa> to read more.

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Beth A Lambert
Visual and Performing Arts Specialist
Aroostook County Regional Representative
Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
beth.lambert at maine.gov<mailto:beth.lambert at maine.gov>

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