NM Arts Focus Group

NM Arts Focus Group

Date: 14-NOV-2017

Time: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Natural History Museum, STEM Room, 1801 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104

Overview

New Mexico Arts, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, has begun a three-phase project to improve and expand arts education for public middle and high school students in New Mexico. A focus group will meet to identify barriers and opportunities for enhancing arts education and provide guidance for an arts in education taskforce.

Agenda

8:30 AM Registration and check-in
9:00 AM Welcome
Panel Discussion
  • Phyllis Kennedy, NM Arts, Program Coordinator
  • Ashley Eden, NM Public Education Department, Director of Strategic Initiatives 
    • NM ESSA plan in context
  • Vicki Breen, NM Public Education Department, Arts Education Administrator  
    • Arts in education opportunities with ESSA
  • Katherine McDermott, Creative New Mexico, Executive Director
  • Moderator, Group Discussion Overview: Pamela Blackwell, New Mexico First
9:20 AM Group Discussion
  • Study Hall, review background materials
  • Introductions
    • New Mexico is recognized as a leader in arts education. By 2026, what does arts in grades 6-12 public education look like in NM? How did we get there?
10:20 AM Break
10:30 AM Group Discussion
  • Identify barriers and opportunities, develop themes 
    • Based on your reading and experience what are the barriers and opportunities to arts in education for grades 6-12?
11:10 AM Small Group Discussion
  • Break into small groups according to themes
  • Generate short-list of next steps for theme
    • Topics for year-long arts in education implementation taskforce to consider
    • Suggested taskforce members
    • Other next steps
12:00 PM Thank you and closing

 

Panelists

Vicki Breen, NM Public Education Department, Arts Education Administrator
Ashley Eden, NM Public Education Department, Director of Strategic Initiatives
Phyllis Kennedy, NM Arts, Program Coordinator
Katherine McDermott, Creative New Mexico, Executive Director

 


Reports

  • Fine Arts Education in Public Middle and High Schools Focus Group Report Fine Arts Education in Public Middle and High Schools Focus Group Report
    Contract with New Mexico Arts, a division of the NM Department of Cultural Affairs on arts education   06-Feb-2018
  • Fine Arts Education in Public Middle and High Schools Survey Report Fine Arts Education in Public Middle and High Schools Survey Report
    Contract with New Mexico Arts, a division of the NM Department of Cultural Affairs on arts education   09-Nov-2017
  • Meeting Materials

  • ESSA Arts Opportunities, Full Report ESSA Arts Opportunities, Full Report
      09-Nov-2017
  • ESSA Arts Opportunities, Summary ESSA Arts Opportunities, Summary
      09-Nov-2017
  • BBER Creative Economy Report, Full Report BBER Creative Economy Report, Full Report
      09-Nov-2017
  • BBER Creative Economy Report, Summary BBER Creative Economy Report, Summary
      09-Nov-2017


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