Free Guild Resource / Webinar

Community Arts Activated Part III: Effective Arts Ed Leadership During Advocacy Day and Beyond

Published: 2024-03-27

In this grand finale to our webinar program, we will discuss ways to effectively advocate on the Hill. The webinar is also an opportunity to discover how you can implement effective arts education leadership in your community outside of the Guild's conference.

Specific topics covered in this webinar include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Rules of Engagement: how to schedule meetings with a Congressional office, what to bring during the meeting and appropriate follow up.
  • Legislation of Interest: webinar participants will learn about the exact legislation we will discuss with Congressional Members and their offices. 
  • Bringing it all together: Participants will gain insight on ways to continue engaging with their elected officials (federal, state and local) throughout the year, past the Advocacy Day.

Speakers include: 

  • Leon Kuehner, Executive Director, Iowa Alliance for Arts Education
  • Rachel McGrain, Executive Director, Arts Education in Maryland Schools 
  • Kara Armstrong, Midwest Trust Center Arts Education Program Director, Johnson County Community College.