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CAELI Class of 2013 Announced

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Jun 12, 2013

25 arts education leaders from 15 states will participate in the National Guild’s 2013 Community Arts Education Leadership Institute (CAELI). During the seven-month leadership development program, they’ll learn from top leadership trainers and nationally renowned practitioners. Designed and facilitated by Partners in Performance, the institute---now in its fourth year---includes a five-day seminar at Bryn Mawr College (Philadelphia), advanced assignments, a 360-degree feedback process, and follow-up coaching. Visit to learn more.

Our 2013 CAELI Class:
  • Alise Alousi, Associate Director, InsideOut Literary Arts Project, Detroit, MI
  • Alicia Andrews, Assistant Director, Lucy Moses School at Kaufman Center, New York, NY
  • Noah Bloom, Director of Programs, Neighborhood Music School, New Haven, CT
  • Caitlin Butler, Senior Manager of Institutional Relations and Grant Oversight, Philadelphia Mural Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fiona Chatwin, Executive Director, Villa Musica, San Diego, CA
  • Megan Constantine, Director, Dept. of Music, The Music Settlement, Cleveland, OH
  • Phil Dunlap, Director of Education, Jazz St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO
  • Cynnie Gaasch, Executive Director, Young Audiences of Western New York, Buffalo, NY
  • Daniel Hahn, Vice President, Community Engagement & Education, Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH
  • Deirdre Harrison, Director of Community Engagement, Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL
  • Paula Hepfer, Executive Director, Cumberland Valley School of Music, Chambersburg, PA
  • Lark Keeler, Curator of Education, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA), North Miami, FL
  • Tanya Maggi, Director of Community Performances & Partnerships, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA
  • Bruce McColl, Director, Currier Museum of Art Center, Manchester, NH
  • Mary Ellen Messner, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Ingenuity Incorporated, Chicago, IL
  • Mike Nourse, Director of Education, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
  • Jose Ochoa, Executive & Artistic Director, Chicago High School for the Arts, Chicago, IL
  • Erin Offord, Director of Community Engagement, Big Thought, Dallas, TX
  • Maile Ogasawara, Director of School Programs, DreamYard Project, Bronx, NY
  • Julienne Penza, Managing Director of Arts Education, Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, Westhampton Beach, NY
  • Michael Reingold, Associate Director, JCC Thurnauer School of Music, Tenafly, NJ
  • Brooke Rogers, Managing Director, Wingspan Arts, New York, NY
  • Jerod Santek, Program Director, The Loft Literary Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Andrew Smith, Executive Director, Suzuki Music Schools of Westport and Orange, Westport, CT
  • Katherine Smythe, CEO & Artistic Director, New Ballet Ensemble and School, Memphis, TN

CAELI is made possible with major support from the American Express Foundation.

Pictured Above: Neighborhood Music School, New Haven, CT

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