April 3 – April 5, 2024 | Chicago, IL

Networking Meetings
Friday, April 5 2:30 CT

Meeting 1: Teaching and Learning Networking
Facilitator: Jennifer Quintanilla (she/her), Program Manager, National Initiatives, Young Audiences Arts for Learning

Join this informal space for networking and conversation with other teaching and learning staff members from around the country.

Friday, April 5 – 2:30pm – 4:00pm CT
Location: Dickinson II, 4th Floor
Track: Program Staff

Meeting 2: Board Member Meet and Greet, Part II
Facilitator: David Dik (he/him), National Executive Director, Young Audiences Arts for Learning

Join this informal space for networking and conversation with other board members and advisory council members from around the country.

Friday, April 5 – 2:30pm – 4:00pm CT
Location: Dickinson III, 4th Floor
Track: Executive Leadership

Meeting 3: Young Audiences National Teaching Artist Credential Meet-up
Facilitator: Chris Espinosa-XYZ (he/him), YA Teaching Artist Credential Liaison, Young Audiences of Northeast Texas

Connect with other Young Audiences Credentialed Teaching Artists and brainstorm possibilities for the program. NOTE: This session is intended for artists who have received the YA National Teaching Artist Credential.

Friday, April 5 – 2:30pm – 4:00pm CT
Location: Dickinson I, 4th Floor

Networking Meeting 4: Young Audiences National RAISE Project Meeting
Facilitators:
Melissa Gawlowski Pratt, PhD (she/they), Director of Strategic Partnerships & Network Relations, Young Audiences Arts for Learning
Renee Benson (she/her), Director of Access, Belonging and Strategic Partnerships, Young Audiences Arts for Learning

This is a working session for teaching artists and administrators implementing the YA National Responsive Arts in School Education (RAISE) program.

Friday, April 5 – 2:30pm – 4:00pm CT
Location: Churchill, 3rd Floor