The Arts Education Advisory Council advises the Commissioner and Board of Education on matters pertinent to the development of arts education in the Commonwealth. This includes examining statewide trends and needs, seeking public and professional input, identifying model programs, and making recommendations on policies and programs for the dance, music, theatre, and visual and media arts components of the Massachusetts Arts Curriculum Framework.
Council members reflect a wide range of perspectives and activities in arts education. They include arts teachers and directors, practicing artists, professors of arts education, and staff members from arts organizations. All of the arts disciplines are represented.
Ms. Lynn Souza
Director of Fine Arts K–12
New Bedford Public Schools
455 County Street, Room 236
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-997-4511 ext. 14104
Last Updated: November 22, 2023
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
75 Pleasant Street, Malden, MA 02148-4906
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