Call us:

207.287.2713

Write us: 

Maine Arts Commission

Attn: Argy Nestor

193 State Street, 25 SHS

Augusta, Maine 04333-0025

E-mail us: 

Argy Nestor: argy.nestor@maine.gov

Catherine Ring: ms.catherinering@gmail.com

Rob Westerberg: mainellama4@gmail.com

~ The Maine Arts Leadership Initiative is a program of the Maine Arts Commission ~

Design Team

Argy Nestor 

Director of Arts Education, Maine Arts Commission

207-287-2713

argy.nestor@maine.gov

Collaboration, Advocacy, Student-centered learning, Leadership, Arts Integration, Middle School, Blogging

Catherine Ring

Arts Education Consultant and Executive Director, New England Institute for Teacher Education

207-367-5807

ms.catherinering@gmail.com

Arts integration, Leadership, Advocacy, Grad Studies in Arts Education, Visual Arts Assessment, G/T, Resource Bank

John Morris                              
Teaching Artist, Dance
26 Reynolds Rd
Bridgton, ME 04009
JohnMorris08@gmail.com

Dance Education, Creativity 

Lindsay Pinchbeck                                                                                     
Sweetland School, Director and Teacher
sweettreetarts@gmail.com

Arts Integration, Creativity, Reggio Emilia

Bronwyn Sale 

Lecturer in Education: Bates College

bsale@bates.edu

Kate Smith                            
Central Elementary School, South Berwick, Music Educator

kate.smith@rsu35.org
Arts Integration, Project-based Learning, Technology-Enhanced Learning, Arts Advocacy, Leadership

Jake Sturtevant                                                                                     
Falmouth High School, Music Educator

jacob.sturtevant@falmouthschools.org

Student Centered Learning, Creativity, Leadership, Advocacy, Performing Arts Assessment

Advisors

Rob Westerberg                                                                                     
York High School, Music Educator
mainellama4@gmail.com

Standards based teaching and reporting, Leadership, Advocacy, Performing Arts Assessment, K-12 Alignment

Jeff Beaudry

Associate Professor, Educational Leadership

University of Southern Maine

jeffrey.beaudry@maine.edu

Classroom Assessment, Leadership and Arts Education, Student Involvement, Concept Mapping, Visual Literacy, technology-enhanced learning

Barbara (Packales) Vinal 
Music Educator and Technology Specialist 

Apex, NC  

barbvinal@gmail.com

919-607-6541

Technology Integration, Elementary, Rubrics, Embedding Standards, Lesson Planning, Apps and Cool Tools