Advocacy – Monitor

Serve as an advocate for arts education for all students

Monitor decision making as it affects arts education

Develop and Support

Develop and support collaborations among schools, artists, arts organizations and community


Maintain an organizational structure and the resources to support all other goals

News in Arts Education

    Florida Seal of Fine Arts Legislative Bill
    January 15, 2020
    Florida State Senator Darryl Rouson and Representative Ben Diamond are calling on the Florida Legislature to recognize the importance of arts education in our state. They filed companion bill...
    Resources for Potential Music Majors
    December 15, 2019
    BestColleges is a college planning website designed to help students find the best school for achieving their educational goals. Their curated Music Career Series is dedicated to music majors and p...

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ACE Topics

The ACE Pinellas Steering Committee is made up of educators, administrators, parents, volunteers, arts advocates, artists, and representatives from civic groups, industry, local businesses, and PTSA members. ACE steering Committee members believe that arts opportunities contribute to a complete education for all students.

ACE – Arts for a Complete Education Committee
  • Steve Beaty
  • Dr. Susan Betzer
  • Wendy Bruce
  • Kay Campbell
  • Maria P. Cantonis – CAA
  • Sue Castleman, Pinellas County Schools Visual Arts Supervisor
  • Linda Crawley
  • Madeline Dunsizer
  • Kay Eaton, PCCPTA
  • Anna Glenn – MFA
  • Margaret B. Griffin
  • Vicky Hagedorn, PhD, NBCT (Co-Chair)
  • Latonya Hicks
  • Erin Horan – The Florida Orchestra
  • Anni Johnson
  • Camille M. Knight
  • Lisa Lehmann (Co-Chair)
  • Jacob Merrett
  • Nathan Muehl
  • Mary Anna Murphy – SPAA
  • Judith Powers – SPAA
  • Patricia Prince
  • Jeanne Reynolds – Pinellas County Schools Performing Arts Supervisor
  • Karen Santangelo
  • Frank Williams

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