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Professional Development

Community Arts Education Leadership Institute (CAELI)

Sponsored by the American Express Foundation

Eight-Month Leadership Development Program, May – November 2018
On-Site Seminar, July 24 - 28, 2018, Bryn Mawr College (Philadelphia, PA)

Designed and facilitated in collaboration with Partners in Performance, Inc.

CAELI provides an intensive, transformative experience to help executives lead successfully. This program is ideally suited for those in, or preparing to move into, a leader¬ship role at a tax-exempt organization within the field of community arts education.

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Conference for Community Arts Education

Our annual Conference for Community Arts Education provides essential professional development and networking opportunities to staff, faculty and trustees. Our 2016 Conference will be presented November 2-5, Chicago, IL.

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The Guild regularly offers webinars on a variety of topics vital to the community arts education field.

Webinar Archive (available to members): Conference Proposals Demystified, CAELI Application Orientation Webinar, 2013 Creative Aging Webinar Series; 2012 Creative Aging Webinar Series; Teaching Artists: Independent Contractors or Employees?; Something to Say: Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Programs from Urban Youth and Other Experts; and the Guild Member Benefits Webinar.


Training Institutes

The Guild regularly offers institutes on a variety of topics vital to arts education providers. These institutes can function independently, or as a part of our annual Conference for Community Arts Education.

Past training institues include: Engaging Adolescents; Fundraising Lab; Powerful Partnerships; Arts in Education Partnership Institute; and Tapping Potential: Arts Learning in Later Life.

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