California Department of Education Presents
Arts, Media, Entertainment Leadership Institute 2016
April 4-5, 2016 in San Diego
"Investing in the Future of Creative Industries"
Doubletree by Hilton, Mission Valley
7450 Hazard Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92108
$149+Tax (applies until March 10, 2016)
Day $10 (self parking)
Overnight $15 (self parking)
State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson
Tom Torlakson, chief of California’s public school system and leader of the California Department of Education, was re-elected to a second four-year term as California’s 27th State Superintendent of Public Instruction on November 4, 2014. Read More....
Austin Madison, Pixar Animator
Graduate of California Institute of the Arts.
Animation credits include Ratatouille, Toy Story 3 and Up.
Austin Madison graduated from the character animation program at California Institute of the Arts before getting hired as an animator at Pixar.
Photo Courtesy of Jessica Swanson
Estrella and Ward collaborate as performers in Joe Goode Performance Group, Scott Wells and Dancers, and Bandaloop. Read more click here.
The Institute is for:
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 VAPA 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
Guest Artists-Working artists and arts providers who support CTE and VAPA programs in the classroom
The guiding principles for the Institute include:
Participants will experience workshops, seminars, and panels that will benefit both education and creative industry leaders.
Education and creative industry leaders will network, sharing “best practices,” educator to educator; educator to Industry; and industry to educator
“Don’t miss this important staff development opportunity, designed specifically for education staff members who are delivering or are building an AME program, and AME industry professionals who provide the career connection to the next generation of Arts, Media, and Entertainment professionals in the work field.”
Educational Programs Consultant Arts, Media, and Entertainment, Visual and Performing Arts, Secondary California Department of Education
Comments From Last Year’s Institute Participants
“Industry Professionals–so inspiring–got wheels turning.”
“Alumni panel was heart-warming and encouraging to teachers, thank you.”
“So much valuable, directly applicable info. Inspired and inspiring speakers.”
"Having decision-makers being at the table was great!”
“Grow it! I’ll keep coming back.”
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