Participants will hear how data from the State of the Arts study is cultivating collaboration within and beyond the arts, shaping future goals, and impacting students’ experiences in art education in three different school districts. The presenters will articulate the value of arts education in ways that will inspire and equip participants to advocate for the arts in their schools and beyond.
Bradley Foust is the fine arts supervisor for Bartlett City Schools.
Atticus Hensley is the band director for East and West Middle Schools and the fine arts coordinator for Tullahoma City Schools.
Jeff Smith is the director of visual and performing arts for the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.