Ellamonique Baccus

A4. From Partnership to Programming: Engaging Community to Impact Program Design (Panel Discussion)

Ellamonique Baccus (she/her) is an art therapist and the Executive Director of Arts Partners in Wichita. She earned her master's degree in art therapy from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and was a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor for over 10 years. She leads a roster of visual and performing artists providing more than 60,000 encounters with the arts to students in grades Pre-K to 12. Through her efforts Arts Partners was awarded a $1.9 million grant through the Department of Education to strengthen literacy and social emotional learning through the arts.