Sponsored by California Department of Education

The Fifth Annual AME Leadership Institute

"Linking AME Career Readiness to Creative Industry"

March 31-April 2, 2019

Doubletree by Hilton

Mission Valley, Hazard Center

San Diego

Sponsoring Partner

California Department of Education

The AME Industry Sector is a California Department of Education program designed to identify and develop curriculum, standards, instructional resources, and assessment strategies for teachers, students, guidance personnel, curriculum planners, and administrators.  The annual AME Leadership Institute is an opportunity for California teachers and administrators to interact with our AME Industry partners in order to better prepare students for the world of work.

Tentative Agenda

Sunday, March 31

1:00 PM: CA AME Industry Sector Advisory Meeting (by invitation only)

2:00-4:00 PM: “Hands-on” Workshops

7:00-9:00 PM: TECH TALKS:

Experts present “cutting edge” technologies, San Diego State University, Experimental Theatre

Monday, April 1

9:30 AM-5:00 PM: General Sessions,

Breakouts, and Special Sessions   

6:00-8:00 PM: Reception/Hors d’oeuvres


Tuesday, April 2

9:30 AM-3:00 PM: General Sessions,

Breakouts, and Special Sessions           

Continental Breakfast and Lunch Included Monday and Tuesday

Funding Sources:

CTEIG, CCPT, SSP, Perkins, and California Partnership Academy funds can be used to attend the AME Leadership institute 2019.

AME Institute Location and Registration Costs



Doubletree by Hilton

Mission Valley, 7450 Hazard Center Drive

San Diego, CA 92108


Registration Cost:

Early Bird: $300 (Credit Cards Only) Until Sept 28


Regular: $350 (Credit Cards) or

(District/School Checks for total of 3 or more) Until March 1, 2019


Late Registration: $375 (Credit Cards Only)


Special Rate: School Team – 3 or more from 1 school $275/registrant

Click Here For Credit Card Registration


Click Here For “District/School Check Information”


Click Here For “School Team Check Information”


Hotel Reservations

Doubletree by Hilton, Mission Valley

7450 Hazard Center Drive

San Diego, CA 92108


Standard Guestrooms: $163 + Tax - Expires March 9, 2019

Complimentary Wireless Internet


Hotel Parking: 

Day $12 (self-parking)

Overnight $16 (self-parking)


Click Here for Hotel Booking Website

Institute Objectives:

  • Attendees will receive information and  explore Job Readiness Certifications for AME Pathways

  • Attendees will engage in Hands-on AME Industry Technologies and Techniques

  • Attendees will explore the Components of High-quality AME Programs

  • Attendees will experience how high-quality AME Pathways use Industry Advisories to Maximize Industry Interaction with Their Students

Who Should Attend?

Industry – Arts, Media, and Entertainment professionals who want to network with AME teachers in the schools

Administrators – District, school, and county offices

Teachers – CTE and Arts teachers who teach within a CTE AME, Fine Arts, or STEAM program

Teachers – Any teacher interested in building an AME program 

Counselors – Any counselor who has an AME program in their school

Click Here to View the 2017 AME Leadership Institute Archive

Includes keynotes, presenters, panels, and breakout sessions. 

Stay Connected 

Subscribe to the AME Newsletter email: crose@cde.ca.gov

Further Questions? Kris McClung kris.mcclung@coronadousd.net   Jack Mitchell jmitchell@cde.ca.gov

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