EPLC’s Pennsylvania Arts Education Network Hosted Arts Education Advocacy Day – Tuesday, March 18, 2014

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 the Pennsylvania Arts Education Network met in the State Capitol and urged state lawmakers to take action on several policy issues to support arts education for all students.  Please click here to see the event photos, press release, and information on what Pennsylvania Arts Education Network would like the Governor and State Legislators to do related to arts education policy issues.

Pennsylvania arts and education leaders were joined at the Capitol press conference by legislators who are co-chairs of the Legislative Arts and Culture Caucus, including Senator Jay Costa, Senator Pat Browne, and Representative Tim Briggs.  Other speakers were Jenny Hershour, Managing Director, Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania; Bill Pendziwiatr, President, Pennsylvania Music Educators Association; Wendy Pires, Pennsylvania Art Education Association; Holly Boda-Sutton of the Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Inc.; Gene Frank, Pennsylvania Representative, American Alliance for Theatre and Education; and Ron Cowell, President, The Education Policy and Leadership Center.

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