Arts Assessment Webinar Archive


MALI, through the MLTI and Department of Education, has hosted a variety of webinars to discuss a variety of topics around Arts Assessment and how it impacts teaching and learning in our schools.  Visual art educator Catherine Ring and music educator Rob Westerberg, and guests hosted the webinar series.


These webinars were designed to engage teachers and administrators alike. Each program addressed the key components of the Initiative. These webinars have an accompanying "meeting plan" that school leaders can use or adapt to facilitate faculty meetings, conversations, or study groups looking at quality arts assessment practices. The "meeting plans" are posted with each webinar. 



Why Arts Assessment? The Maine Arts Education Assessment Initiative Overview.


Building an Online Arts Education Community with You.

* Creating an online network of support for ongoing work

* Providing tools to use for assessment and integration into teaching

* Providing resources on arts assessment


Standards Based Assessment in the Arts.

* Development within National Standards work

* Connection to Maine Learning Results

* Exploring Standards-Based Assessments in the Arts

* Click here to view a recording of this web conference. (Flash*)


Leadership and the Arts

* The Role of Teachers

* The Role of Administrators

* The Role of the greater Community


An Elementary Discussion: How in the World Can I Possibly Do This?

* Addressing the unique needs of elementary arts educators


The Maine Arts Assessment Initiative: What We've Learned!

* Sharing the lessons learned over the first year and a half


Back to the Future: Arts Teachers Lead the Way

* Commissioner of Education, Stephen Bowen, talks about his perspectives on arts education in Maine

* The next steps, phase 2 of the Maine Arts Assessment Initiative: We've launched the next phase!


Outreach and Arts Education Leadership


Common Core and the Arts

* Discussing the challenges and opportunities of incorporating the Common Core


LD 1422 Proficiency

* Digging deeper into the new expectations for Maine’s schools and Arts classroom


Maine Music Education Roundtable

* A rich dialogue around current topics in Music Education.


Resource Bank

* Arts Assessment Resources: the team who created them and a sneak peak of some of the resources