Music, Arts, and Social Emotional Learning: Working Together for Positive Student Outcomes
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 — 12:00 pm to 12:59 pm PDT
This Capitol Hill briefing is an opportunity for Hill staff and education policy professionals to hear from a panel of experts about the ways in which music and arts education support students in their growth to become resilient, socially empowered individuals practiced in responsible decision-making. Examples of state and local efforts to align music and arts instruction with social emotional learning (SEL) are provided, as well as opportunities for congressional support.
Presented by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), CMA Foundation, NAMM, and the Center for Arts Education and Social Emotional Learning.
Bob Morrison (Moderator), Founder, Quadrant Research
Dr. Scott Edgar, Associate Professor of Music, Chair of Music, Lake Forest College; Director, The Center for Arts Education and Social Emotional Learning
Dr. Pamela Randall-Garner, Senior Staff Advisor, Collaborating Initiative, CASEL
Dr. Yorel Lashley, Director of Arts in the Office of Professional Learning and Community Education at UW–Madison’s School of Education
Darlene Machacon, TK-6th Grade Elementary Music Educator, Chorus Director, Orange County