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Arts Empower San Diego Assembly

You are invited to be part of the annual Arts Empower San Diego Assembly where San Diego County's arts education community comes together to share progress and envision the future of arts education for every child. The assembly begins at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 12. This event also celebrates the seven-year anniversary of Arts Empower San Diego. Register to attend and learn more about how you can be a part of this motivated community of arts advocates

Save the Date: Arts Empower Mega Conference

Arts Empower Mega Conference

The 2019 Arts Empower San Diego Mega Conference will be Oct. 17 at Balboa Park. 

Submit your session proposals for the conference now until June 1.

The Arts Empower Mega Conference is a one-of-a-kind forum that unites teachers of all arts disciplines, elementary multiple-subject teachers, teaching artists, school administrators, and arts organization members in a park rich in the arts. 

Past attendees say it's a can’t-miss day of professional learning and conversations focused on arts education developed in partnership with the county’s arts education organizations and Balboa Park arts and culture institutions.  

 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Sign up here​ to be notified about new professional development by email​.​

Pauline Crooks

VAPA Coordinator


Kathy Bowman

Administrative Assistant I