Cleveland ARTS Education Consortium (CAEC)

Past CAEC Meetings and Events

2015-2016 Member Meetings

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

8:30 am - 10:00 am || Cleveland State University, Student Center Ballroom
Making Room for the Arts
With Columbus Superintendent and Educators from Starling STEM School and Wexner Center for the Arts

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

8:30 am - 10:00 am || Rainey Institute
Great Arts Expectations | What’s next in Cuyahoga County?
Reflecting Back, Looking Forward

Thursday, February 18, 2016

8:30 am - 10:00 am, plus "Art Connect" film || Cleveland Institute of Art and Cinematheque
Meet Ingenuity, Inc. | Leading Chicago’s Ambitious Creative Schools Initiative
With Ingenuity's Associate Director Sidney Sidwell — and a special showing of the film, "Art Connect," from last year's Cleveland International Film Festival

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm || Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Digital Arts Education | How to create, find what works best
With the education staff from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

May 2016

Date/Time tbd || Cleveland School of the Arts
Cleveland Plan Progress and Arts Update
With Cleveland Schools CEO Eric Gordon

Two CAEC Professional Development Sessions:

$15 for CAEC members, $30 for non-members

January 28, 2016

8:30 am - 10:30 am || CSU's Parker Hannifin Hall
Today's Funding Priorities
With presenters Daniel Keenan, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation; Kathleen Hallissey, The Cleveland Foundation; Jennifer Coleman, George Gund Foundation; Cristin Slesh, Foundation Management Services; and Jill Paulsen, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture

April 6, 2016

12:00 Noon - 2:30 pm  || CSU's Student Center Room 313-315
Leadership Strategies
With the National Guild's Ronnie Brooks

2014-2015 Member Meetings

News You Can Use

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 8:30 -10:00 am

Together in the Arts: Intergenerational Connections

Jennie Smith-Peers, Executive Director, Elders Share the Arts
The Intergenerational School

Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 3:30 - 5:30 pm

K-12 Education and the Arts

CMSD CEO Eric Gordon
High School for Digital Arts

Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 11:30 am -1:00 pm 

Cleveland’s Global Opportunities: Arts & Arts Education

Global Cleveland’s Joy Roller & Destination Cleveland’s David Gilbert
Western Reserve Historical Society

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 11:30 am – 2:30 pm 

Leadership — Liberating Your Potential

Ronnie Brooks & National Guild for Community Arts Education
Cleveland State University

Members’ Professional Development

Friday, September 12, 2014, 8:30 – 10:30 am
Building Inclusion in Arts Education — What Can We Do?

Dr. Marilyn Sanders Mobley, Case Western Reserve University
Phyllis “Seven” Harris, Greater Cleveland’s LGBT Center

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 8:30 – 10:30 am
The Arts: Impacting the Lives of Senior Adults

Linda Noelker, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

Members’ Informal Networking Coffees

No agenda. Come to say hello and catch up.

Friday, May 8, 2015, 8:30 – 9:30 am
East Side - Luna Cafe

Friday, May 15, 2015, 8:30 – 9:30 am
West Side - Gypsy Bean

Watch for next CAEC Behind the Scenes Networking Opportunities

2013-2014 Member Meetings

News You Can Use Sessions—3:30 to 5:00 pm

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
at Cleveland State University
An Exemplary Arts Education — with Mitchell Korn

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
EmcArts Engaging the Future: Cleveland

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
at PlayhouseSquare
Leadership Strategies: Insights from the National Guild Leadership Institute

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
at Coventry School, hosted by Lake Erie Ink & Ensemble Theatre
Building Inclusive Arts Education Programs

Series of Networking Sessions
Behind the Scenes — In the Schools

November | January | March
What's New — Arts and Curriculum

Behind the Scenes — In the Community
January | May
Backstage — All Around Town

2014 CAEC Professional Development
June | August
Arts Learning Across Generations
Marketing: High Impact, Low Cost
Individual Social Media Strategy Sessions

(watch for dates and more information)

2012-2013 Member Meetings

News You Can Use Sessions—3:30 to 5:00 pm

Monday, October 15, 2012 at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum
Social Media—What Works with presentation by Technology Consultant Tyler Clark

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at Cleveland State University
Trends in Art Education with presentation by Harvard University's Steve Seidel

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at MOCA Cleveland (with tour of new museum)
Taking Arts to Parents and Neighborhoods with Panel Presentation

Monday, April 8, 2013 at Cleveland Public Theatre
Advocacy—When and How with Strategist and Consultant Jeff Rusack

Upcoming Around-Town Network
Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 4:30-5:30 pm
Showcasing the exciting Campus International School in CSU's Cole Center
with CEO Eric Gordon • CMSD Arts and Transformation Update 2012-2013

Watch for CAEC Professional Development sessions in January and June 2013

2011-2012 Member Meetings

News You Can Use Member Monday Meetings, 3:30-5:00 pm

Fall Meeting
October 17, 2011 at Severance Hall

Mission Possible: How To Successfully Align Programs With Mission with Panelists Raymond Bobgan, Executive Artistic Director, Cleveland Public Theatre; Sari Feldman, Executive Director, Cuyahoga County Public Library; Marcie Goodman, Executive Director, Cleveland International Film Festival; Terry Stewart, President and CEO, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and CAEC Moderator Colleen Porter

Holiday Meeting
December 12, 2011 at Karamu House

Successful Internships • Strong Staffs • Dynamic Outcomes with Panelists Nelson Beckford, Program Officer, The Cleveland Foundation and The Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship Program; Cory Isler, 2010 Cleveland Foundation Summer Intern and Student, Baldwin-Wallace Arts Management Program; Bryan Bowser, Assistant Director for External Affairs and Director of the Arts Management Program, Baldwin-Wallace College; Linda Pfaff, Career Service Coordinator, Levin College, Cleveland State University; Drew Poppleton, Assistant Director for Experiential Learning Career Center, Case Western Reserve University; Ilana Shafran Mandel, Director, Cleveland Hillel Foundation Summer Internship Program; Bernie Gosky, Executive Director, Summer on the Cuyahoga; Brittany Radford, 2010 Summer on the Cuyahoga Intern and Graduate Student, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University; Patrick Britton, Program Manager, Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education with CAEC Moderator Joan Katz Napoli

Winter Meeting
February 13, 2012 at Cleveland State University

Diversity: Rethinking the Options with Dr. Njeri Nuru-Holm, Vice President for Institutional Diversity at Cleveland State University; Dr. Marilyn Sanders Mobley, Vice President for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at Case Western Reserve University; Victor Ruiz, Executive Director, Esperanza, Inc.; and Dr. Herbert C. Smith, President and CEO, HC Smith, Ltd. Executive Search Consultants

Spring Meeting
April 16, 2012 at Beck Center for the Arts

Risky Business • Making the Best Decisions for Your Organization with Moderator Thomas Mulready, Founder & Creator, and Panelists James Krouse, Director of Programming, IngenuityFest; Megan Lykins Reich, Director of Programs/Associate Curator, MOCA Cleveland; Liz Maugans, Managing Director and Co-Founder, Zygote Press, Inc.; Scott Spence, Artistic Director, Beck Center for the Arts; and Mary Verdi-Fletcher, President/Founding Artistic Director, The Dancing Wheels Company and School

Around-Town Network
November 10 2011, 8:30 am

Showcasing the brand new Rainey InstituteCEO Eric Gordon • CMSD Transformation Goals 2011-2012
CAEC 2011-12 Professional Development Sessions September 7-8, 2011 Building Effective Evaluations with Susan Philliber June 12, 2012 Building Successful Collaborations with Todd Masuda and Greg Peckham

June 19, 2012 Using Excel in Evaluations with Ashley Philliber

2010-2011 Member Meetings

Fall Meeting
Severance Hall
Monday, October 18, 2010 at 3:30 pm
"Arts Education News You Can Use"

Guest Speakers: William T. Hiller, Executive Director, Martha Holden Jennings Foundation
and Eric Gordon, Chief Academic Officer, Cleveland Metropolitan School District

Holiday Meeting Cancelled due to snow! agenda presented later
at the new CSU Student Center
Monday, December 13, 2010 at 3:30 pm
"Marketing and Advocacy that Works"

Guest Speakers: Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge; Geoffrey Mearns, CSU Provost; Rob Spademan, CSU Assistant VP for University Marketing; and Autumn, Kiser, PlayhouseSquare Director of Marketing

Winter Meeting
Idea Center at PlayhouseSquare
Monday, February 14, 2011 at 3:30 pm
"Arts Blueprints"

Guest Speakers and Presentations: CSU Provost Geoffrey Mearns; CSU, the Cleveland Play House and PlayhouseSquare presentation about the Allen Theatre and Middough Building Partnership; and Karen Gahl-Mills, Executive Director, Cuyahoga Arts and Culture

Spring Meeting
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Monday, April 11, 2011 at 3:30 pm
"Marketing That Works"

Guest Speakers and Presentations: GroundWorks Showcase of New Work; Autumn Kiser, PlayhouseSquare Director of Marketing, and Rob Spademan, CSU Assistant VP for University Marketing

CAEC Networks Around Town
Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 11:30 am
"Great Lunch Escape"

Gordon Square – Lunch and Info-share with Joy Roller, Executive Director, Gordon Square Arts District

CAEC Professional Development Session I
CSU Student Center, Room 313
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 8:00 am
"Building Effective Evaluations"

Three-hour session with presenter Susan Philliber, founder and senior partner of Philliber Research Associates

2009-2010 Member Meetings

Fall Meeting
Mather Mansion, CSU Campus
October 5, 2009 at 3:30 pm
"Building a Better Mousetrap — Professional Development for Today's Needs"
Guest speakers: Tony Sias and Karen Clark-Keyes of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and Dennis Kowalski of the Greater Cleveland Educational Development Center

Holiday Meeting
Mather Mansion, CSU Campus
December 14, 2009 at 3:30 pm
"Commitment to the Arts: Commitment to Ohio's Future"
Guest speakers: Armond Budish, Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives and City of Cleveland Councilman Joe Cimperman

Winter Meeting
Mather Mansion, CSU Campus
February 8, 2010 at 3:30 pm
CAEC members' online conversation with Pittsburgh's Arts Education Collaborative
(snowed out, moved to April)

Spring Meeting
Mather Mansion, CSU Campus
April 12, 2010 at 3:30 pm
"Learning Inside Out — Meeting Challenges and Opportunities"
CAEC and Pittsburgh's Arts Education Collaborative

NEW CAEC Member Network Scene – mornings around town

November 19, 2009 at 9:00 am
A tour of the state-of-the-art Tri-C Center for Creative Arts
Hosts: Tri-C JazzFest’s Beth Rutkowski
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s Lauren Onkey

January 21, 2010 at 9:00 am
A tour of the East Cleveland Public Library and Performance Center
Host: East Cleveland Library's Director Greg Reese

Creative Voices Summit & Arts Education Day Luncheon
Idea Center and Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare
June 7, 2010
9:30 am — Creative Voices Summit Panel Discussion
“What does it mean to be a creative city?”
12:00 pm — Arts Summit Luncheon
Keynote Speaker, LeVAR Burton

Special CAEC Member Opportunities
"Choosing to Participate" Exhibit Opportunity for CAEC members through Facing History and Ourselves Cleveland, Ohio
October 2009 to February 2010

2008-2009 Member Meetings

Fall Meeting
Mather Mansion, CSU Campus
October 20, 2008 at 4:00 pm
“Working Together”

Holiday Meeting
Mather Mansion, CSU Campus
December 15, 2008 at 4:00 pm
“Our Challenges and Opportunities
Guest speakers: CSU Provost Mary Jane Saunders, Commissioner Peter Lawson Jones and Attorney William Joseph

Winter Meeting
Mather Mansion, CSU Campus
February 9, 200 at 4:00 pm
“Management and HR Best Practice”
Guest speaker: CSU HR Generalist Denise Mutti

Spring Meeting
Mather Mansion, CSU Campus
April 9, 2009 at 4:00 pm
“Leading in Challenging Times”
Guest speakers: ODE Arts Consultant Nancy Pistone, Baldwin Wallace Arts Management Program Director Brian Bowser, and Associate Vice President of John Carroll University Nicholas Santilli

CAEC Information Share and Lunch
John Hay High School, Cleveland, Ohio
March 24, 2009 at 12:00 pm
“Art is Education and more”
Special Speaker: Ford Foundation Program Officer Cyrus Driver

CAEC Information Share and Refreshments
Mather Mansion, CSU Campus
 April 23, 2009 at 3:00 pm
“Cultivating Demand for the Arts”
Special Presentation and Discussion with Rand Corporation Author Laura Zakaris

Special CAEC Member Opportunities

International Performing Arts for Youth
IPAY Showcase 2009 at PlayhouseSquare
January 21-24, 2009
Free for CAEC Members

"Choosing to Participate" Exhibit
October 2009 to February 2010
Opportunity for CAEC members through Facing History and Ourselves Cleveland, Ohio

April 14, 2009 at 8:00 pm
CSU Intermission Feature

Arts Summit
Idea Center and Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare
May 28, 2009
9:30 am — Creative Voices Summit Panel Discussion
12:00 pm — Arts Summit Luncheon
Keynote Speaker, Michael York
Introduction of CAEC’s new Smart Culture Source website