This years' theme focuses on sharing examples of creative arts collaborations, partnerships, and new techniques that provide students new and innovative learning opportunities and preparation for a future career in the arts. Through this theme, we will explore ways to form imaginative and creative partnerships across disciplines, divisions, and passions.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALSTo ensure highly engaging and meaningful sessions for conference attendees, ASN invites you to submit a presentation/session proposal for consideration. Prior to completing a submission, please review the following presenter information for our 2019 conference: CREATIVE ARTS COLLABORATIONS
PROPOSAL GUIDELINESTo ensure highly engaging and meaningful sessions for conference attendees, ASN invites you to submit a presentation/session proposal for consideration. Prior to completing a submission, please review the following presenter information.
Submission ProcessAll proposals must be submitted via the online google form by March 15, 2019. All proposals should be completed in full and to the best of the presenter(s) ability.
Participation and EngagementAll proposed sessions should actively engage participants in hands on experiences, collaborative challenges, in-depth discussions, or development of new ideas and applications.
Choose a TimeframeAll sessions will fit into one of the following time frame options:• 90-minute session• 60-minute session
Choose A Content StrandAll proposed sessions will fit within an established content strand (list below). Please determine which strand your session best aligns.
Innovative Collaborations Among Businesses, Art Institutes & SchoolsSession Topic Examples:o Technology and the Artso Arts in Public Placeso Student Internship Programso Medicine and the Arts o Arts and Academic Integrationo Arts Connect: Connecting with non-profits outside of the artso Teach Exchange Program Between Schools
LeadershipSession Topic Examples:o Panel of Successful National CEO’s Discuss Leadership Successo Hiring the Best and Brightest: How to attract and retain the best faculty and staffo Professional Development Strategieso Conflict Managemento Team Dynamics
Marketing, Fundraising and Branding Session Topic Examples:o Fundraising Strategieso Panel of Major National Donors discuss Philanthropyo Creating a Sustainable Financial Modelo Building and Opening Arts Schools from Scratcho Building a Brando Recruitment and Enrollment Managemento Board Management
Arts Integration & Serving Marginalized CommunitiesSession Topic Examples:o Creating a successful Music Arts Program in an underserved neighborhood / Don’t Miss a Beato PAInt /Florida Program Focusing on the Integration of arts in all schoolso Introduction to Art Therapyo Providing Special Services in an arts school o Cathedral Arts Programing /Kennedy Center Grant
Creative Arts Practices and Innovative Teaching StrategiesSession Topic Examples:o Film Studies Best Practiceso Creative Practices and Strategieso Full Sail /Digital Arts / Animationo Teaching Film on a Shoestring Budgeto Implementing the Miesner Acting Methodo Innovative Topics in Film and/or Digital Mediao Dance Injury Preventiono Teaching World Danceo Innovative Topics in Film and/or Digital Mediao Teaching Glass Blowing
College and Careers Session Topic Examples:o College readiness in the arts: how to prepare your students for entry into the best arts institutionso Helping students navigate the pre-screen process for auditions
Visual ArtsSession Topic Examples:o Artist methods in the classroomo Building a sustainable visual arts programo New methods in teaching visual arto National and International collaborations
Choose An Engaging Session Format1. Buzz Session: An interactive session consisting of a moderator and subject matter experts who facilitate a discussion from a variety of perspectives on a given topic. Attendees participate in the discussion by contributing their ideas regarding how to address an issue or reacting to the information that has been presented.
2. “Dare to Ask” Session: This session facilitates inspiration, networking, brainstorming and solutions to Art Schools challenges.
3. Best Practices Session: Initiate the sharing of ideas, experiences, challenges, and solutions in focused roundtable discussions.
4. Programming Brainshare: Brainstorm new programs with peer groups.
5. Master Class: may include the following, or more, options: a) Conference participants playing in the arts; or b) Conference participants observing students engaged in an arts master class.
6. Learning Lab: In-depth learning through high interactivity where attendees develop skills while engaging with peers, all under the direction of facilitators featuring case studies and works in progress that introduce attendees to new and dynamic approaches and solutions.
7. Other: This is in no way an exhaustive list of creative, engaging, and interactive session formats. Please feel free to create your own!