New York State Arts Education Advocacy Summit

November 4, 2021

10:00 am - 6:00 pm 


Bethel Woods Center for the Arts 200 Hurd Road Bethel, New York 12720

A day of networking, discussion, learning, and planning for Arts Education Advocacy in New York State.

Participants (which include Educators, Artists, New York State Education Department Officials, New York State Board of Regents Members, School Board Members, local, regional, state and national officials) will garner background and skills to assist them to advocate successfully for their students and programs while building a support network in the advocacy area.


+ Presentations; Performances in music, visual arts, dance, theatre & media arts; workshops on best practices for advocacy, and interactive networking.

+ Includes: Admission, Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Reception and materials.

For further information, contact Lori Orestano-James, President, New York State Alliance for Arts Education.


Our friends at the Sullivan County Visitors Association have developed lodging and dining guides for you to maximize your time spent in the region. Individual itineraries can also be designed. Click here for more information.

Keeping You COVID Safe

For the safety of all for in-person attendance, participants will be asked to show proof of vaccination or verification of COVID testing within 48 hours of the event upon entry to the Summit.