Arts Schools Network Conference October 22-25, 2019 Session Proposal
Creative Arts Collaborations: Partnerships, Leadership Development, & Innovative Best Arts Practices

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.

To 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

To 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 Process
All 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 Engagement
All proposed sessions should actively engage participants in hands on experiences, collaborative challenges, in-depth discussions, or development of new ideas and applications.

Choose a Timeframe
All sessions will fit into one of the following time frame options:
• 90-minute session
• 60-minute session

Choose A Content Strand
All 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 & Schools
Session Topic Examples:
o Technology and the Arts
o Arts in Public Places
o Student Internship Programs
o Medicine and the Arts
o Arts and Academic Integration
o Arts Connect: Connecting with non-profits outside of the arts
o Teach Exchange Program Between Schools

Session Topic Examples:
o Panel of Successful National CEO’s Discuss Leadership Success
o Hiring the Best and Brightest: How to attract and retain the best faculty and staff
o Professional Development Strategies
o Conflict Management
o Team Dynamics

Marketing, Fundraising and Branding
Session Topic Examples:
o Fundraising Strategies
o Panel of Major National Donors discuss Philanthropy
o Creating a Sustainable Financial Model
o Building and Opening Arts Schools from Scratch
o Building a Brand
o Recruitment and Enrollment Management
o Board Management

Arts Integration & Serving Marginalized Communities
Session Topic Examples:
o Creating a successful Music Arts Program in an underserved neighborhood / Don’t Miss a Beat
o PAInt /Florida Program Focusing on the Integration of arts in all schools
o Introduction to Art Therapy
o Providing Special Services in an arts school
o Cathedral Arts Programing /Kennedy Center Grant

Creative Arts Practices and Innovative Teaching Strategies
Session Topic Examples:
o Film Studies Best Practices
o Creative Practices and Strategies
o Full Sail /Digital Arts / Animation
o Teaching Film on a Shoestring Budget
o Implementing the Miesner Acting Method
o Innovative Topics in Film and/or Digital Media
o Dance Injury Prevention
o Teaching World Dance
o Innovative Topics in Film and/or Digital Media
o 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 institutions
o Helping students navigate the pre-screen process for auditions

Visual Arts
Session Topic Examples:
o Artist methods in the classroom
o Building a sustainable visual arts program
o New methods in teaching visual art
o National and International collaborations

Choose An Engaging Session Format
1. 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

3. Best Practices Session: Initiate the sharing of ideas, experiences, challenges, and solutions in focused roundtable

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!

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ASN is unable to compensate presenters whose proposals are accepted. Presenters are expected to pay the conference registration fee and their respective travel expenses. *
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