AME Leadership Institute 2016 Archive


The Second Annual

Arts, Media, and Entertainment Leadership Institute

"Investing in the Future of Creative Indistries" 

April 4 & 5, 2016 

View Sample Highlights of the Two Day Event

Model AME Demonstration Sites: CAST Academy & Millennium Charter High School

Model AME Demonstration Sites: NUEVA School of the Performing Arts & Renaissance Arts Academy

Model AME Demonstration Sites: Arcata Arts Institute & Coronado School of the Arts (pending)

Model AME Demonstration Sites: Santa Susana Achool of VAPA and Technical Arts at Santa Susana High School & ARTSwork Academy at Sheldon High School (pending)

Keynote and Guest Speakers

Industry Panels

AME Demonstration Site Presentations

Sample Workshops

Student Presentations

Thank you!

“Building a Career as an Independent Animator,” Kirsten LePore Independent Animator for Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Google, and MTV

“The Business of Entertainment: Teaching Creative Students to Navigate the Legal Perils and Pitfalls of Developing and Producing Visual Media,” Larry Frenzel, Entertainment Lawyer and Film Producer

“Are Your Performers Career Ready?” Kenneth Williams, Skyline HS Jack Mitchell, Educational Programs Consultant for AME and VAPA Secondary for CDE

“CTE Online: Creating Standards-based STEAM Projects,” Mary Rose Lovgren, Project Coordinator CTE Online and Jodi Halligan

CTE teachers: Gayle Nicholls-Ali, La Canada HS; Dawn Guest-Johnson; Liz Moore; and William Abanyie

“California Film Commission Career Readiness: Linking Students and Teachers to Film Production Companies,” Nancy Rae Stone, Program Director, CA Film Commission Jack Mitchell, Educational Programs Consultant, AME & VAPA Secondary, CDE

“How to Create a Game Design and Integration Pathway," Tiffany Bouchard, Teacher on Special Assignment/Program Specialist, Coronado School of the Arts; Riana Bucceri, Department Chair, DigArt, Coronado School of the Arts

“The Game Design Pathway at the Critical Design & Gaming School (C:\DAGS),” 

Matthew Plomell, Music Teacher and Game Audio Designer

“CTE Credentialing: The “How To,” Jack Mitchell, Educational Programs Consultant for AME and VAPA Secondary for CDE

“Adobe Mobile Applications and Digital Storytelling in the Classroom,” Jeff Larson, Media Teacher, CAST Academy; Adobe Education Leader

“Producing Media for PBS: Meet the Producer of KQED Art School,” Jon Brown, Arts Education Producer for KQED Art School

“Connecting the Dots for K-14 Career Pathway Development in CTE, “ Sean Glumace

Career Pathways Statewide Technical Assistance Provider Under The Doing What Matters for the Economy Statewide Initiative

Student work from all AME pathways, featured at the 2015-2016 AME Leadership Institute. Click slideshow to enlarge.

Thank you to the AME Institute's film production crew! 


Millennium Charter High School Student Video Team and MCAET: The Media Center for Art Education and Technology a Department of the Monterey County Office of Education

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