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Mapping theNext      Years     10An Emerging Roadmap to TransformPublic Education through the ArtsAugust 2012Presented by ...
Background
A Window of Opportunity•    10 years of strategic planning and     demonstrated success across multiple     organizations•...
A Different Approach to Planning      Conversations                                                    Collective        (...
Phase 1: Conversations (BuildingMuscle)      Catalyze strategic      conversations.      Self-organized, strategic      co...
Our Organizing FrameworkHow can wecollectivelytransformpubliceducationthrough theartsto createa betterfuturefor everyone?
Phase 1 Outcomes
AEP Forum                                                      Alameda County Arts Commission                             ...
We created an open blog for                                       participants to share key insights                      ...
Listening        Conversations                                    Synthesis                                 A Collective  ...
Our VisionTo maximize everychild’s potential byproviding them withthe creative learningthey need to besuccessful.This will...
1. Build on What’s WorkingAs a result of previous work, a regional professional development system has beenestablished in ...
2. Map our AssetsIdentify the differentkinds of leadershipthat are currentlybeing practiced.Expand the leadershipso that i...
3. Think and Act TogetherThis requires that we honor everyone’s reality andhumanity, and that we shift our mindsets.
Mindset Shifts Required                                     Focus on integrated,                                         p...
The ResultA resilient andresponsive networkof public support to achievecollective impact.
Next Steps
Phase IIKey Questions                                 What shifts will this require?                     How will this res...
Phase II : September – March 2013 The Alliance for Arts Learning Leadership Steering Committee Will Work With Stakeholder ...
EVERY CHILD IS CREATIVE – ART IS EDUCATION MARCH 2013March 2013 offers an opportunity toengage communities and build publi...
A RESILIENT AND UNITED COMMUNITYMaking A Collective Impact
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Mapping the Next 10 Years Phase 1 and 2

  1. 1. Mapping theNext Years 10An Emerging Roadmap to TransformPublic Education through the ArtsAugust 2012Presented by theAlliance for Arts Learning Leadership
  2. 2. Background
  3. 3. A Window of Opportunity• 10 years of strategic planning and demonstrated success across multiple organizations• No Child Left Behind policies giving way to new national and statewide education priorities for deeper learning and performance based assessments aligned to common core standards Collectively look forward to the next 10 years, and acknowledge, celebrate and strengthen the partnerships, assets, and experience that have already been established, in order to inform what works in education so that we can deeply engage all students in school today, and fully prepare them for success in the future.
  4. 4. A Different Approach to Planning Conversations Collective (Building Outreach Impact Muscle) Phase 1: March – July 2012 Phase 2 Phase 3―I believe we can change the world if we start listening to oneanother again. Simple, honest, human conversation. Not mediation,negotiation, problem-solving, debate, or public meetings. Simple,truthful conversation where we each have a chance to speak, weeach feel heard, and we each listen well.‖ —Meg Wheatley, Turning to One Another
  5. 5. Phase 1: Conversations (BuildingMuscle) Catalyze strategic conversations. Self-organized, strategic conversations using ―Conversations-In-A- Leave a trail. Box‖ as guidance. Key takeaways from conversations were shared in a blog. Synthesize. Volunteers synthesized what they heard and fed summaries and provocative questions back into the community.
  6. 6. Our Organizing FrameworkHow can wecollectivelytransformpubliceducationthrough theartsto createa betterfuturefor everyone?
  7. 7. Phase 1 Outcomes
  8. 8. AEP Forum Alameda County Arts Commission Alameda County Board of Education Alameda County Office of Education Berkeley Unified School District CSU East Bay CSU Northridge Cal Performances California Academy of Sciences California PTA Castro Valley High School Civicorps De Young Museum Dublin Unified School District Envision Learning Partners Exploratorium Hearst Museum of Anthropology Hewlett Foundation IMSS ISKME Jefferson Elementary Justice Matters KQED Leslie University MOCHA McKinley Elementary Mills Teacher Scholars Muir Middle School Oakland Leadership Academy Oakland Museum Oakland Unified School District Oakland Youth Chorus Peralta PTA Performing Arts Workshop Rex Foundation SFMOMA SLANT San Francisco Ballet San Francisco Boys Choir San Francisco Brown Bag Collaborative San Francisco State University San Francisco Unified School District San Jose Unified School District San Leandro Unified School District San Mateo County of EducationMore than 280 people representing 50+ Streetside Stories Photo credit Sunol-Glen Unified School Districtorganizations from 8 counties participated in self- Teaching Artists Organized University of San Franciscoorganized, face-to-face conversations from March Vida Studios Visual Thinking Strategiesthrough June 2012. West Ed
  9. 9. We created an open blog for participants to share key insights from their conversations and to “build muscle” for online engagement. 80 blog posts from 36 different people. 63 comments from 17 different people. Several community members went beyond sharing their face-to-face Photo credit conversations and began an activehttp://allianceforall.wordpress.com/ dialogue online.
  10. 10. Listening Conversations Synthesis A Collective Vision and Three Steps Toward that VisionFour months of conversations and deep listening led to the realization that thiscommunity has a lot more in common than we originally thought. Out of theseconversations emerged a collective vision and three steps toward that vision.
  11. 11. Our VisionTo maximize everychild’s potential byproviding them withthe creative learningthey need to besuccessful.This will not only create a better futurefor every child, but for everyone.In order to solve social, environmental, and economic challenges, we need toassure that our nation’s children all have access to a complete education thatprepares them to grapple with these challenges.
  12. 12. 1. Build on What’s WorkingAs a result of previous work, a regional professional development system has beenestablished in the Bay Area that connects the amazing professional developmentopportunities in the community (through Teaching Artists Organized) to theIntegrated Learning Specialist Program, which builds leadership capacity in schoolsthat demonstrate the power of the arts to deepen and improve learning.
  13. 13. 2. Map our AssetsIdentify the differentkinds of leadershipthat are currentlybeing practiced.Expand the leadershipso that it is diverse andconnected.Determine benchmarks for success.
  14. 14. 3. Think and Act TogetherThis requires that we honor everyone’s reality andhumanity, and that we shift our mindsets.
  15. 15. Mindset Shifts Required Focus on integrated, project-based, Focus on discreet standards and narrow curriculum interdisciplinary learning that supports the Whole Child Whole Community that works in intelligent Siloed organizations, events, projects and intentional coordination to assure that every child learns Strategies that Strategies that address address issues from a issues in isolation Whole System perspective
  16. 16. The ResultA resilient andresponsive networkof public support to achievecollective impact.
  17. 17. Next Steps
  18. 18. Phase IIKey Questions What shifts will this require? How will this reshape our relationships? What will our benchmarks for success be? Who should take responsibility for the work that emerges, and how will this happen? What role will you play in creating this future?
  19. 19. Phase II : September – March 2013 The Alliance for Arts Learning Leadership Steering Committee Will Work With Stakeholder Groups to Form a Cross Sector Infrastructure Performance Assessment Support Providers Youth Development and Public Health Leaders Parent Leaders Major Arts Organizations and Teaching Artists Organized Teachers and Teacher Unions District Superintendents and School Board Members Higher Education Partners Funders and Business Leaders
  20. 20. EVERY CHILD IS CREATIVE – ART IS EDUCATION MARCH 2013March 2013 offers an opportunity toengage communities and build public will
  21. 21. A RESILIENT AND UNITED COMMUNITYMaking A Collective Impact

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