4th Annual Sm(ART) Business Symposium

4th Annual Sm(ART) Business Symposium

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 / 8AM-11:30AM
Doors Open 7:30am

The focus of the 4th Annual Sm(ART) Business Symposium, “Educating an Innovative Workforce,” is connecting the dots by infusing arts into education to drive outcomes.

This year’s Symposium features:
Drumbeat Musical Futures (Rock N Roll Academy) STEM – STEAM
ROLLOUT – Polk Arts Alliance Economic Impact Report IV for Polk County

Featured speakers are:
Jeff Poulin, National Education Director, Americans for the Arts
Dr. Mary Palmer, Florida Alliance for Arts Education
Beth Cummings, Director of Fine Arts, Polk County Schools
Roundtable: Marco Franca, POSTO 9; Bonnie Parker, Citizens Bank & Trust;
Joe Tedder, Tax Collector for Polk County
Sara Zeng, 2017 Miss Florida, “Music Matters”

View Download the Symposium invitation (pdf)

RSVP for the Symposium (Eventbrite)

This Polk Arts Alliance Symposium is hosted by Harrison School for the Arts,
Fostering Creativity for a Lifetime, Daryl Ward, Ph.D., Principal

Polk Arts Alliance is especially grateful to our symposium sponsors: Drummond Company, Inc., Citizen’s Bank & Trust, Visit Central Florida, POSTO 9, and Culture Builds Florida (Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs).

Polk Arts Alliance is the designated Arts Agency for Polk County, and as such, advocates for Polk’s cultural arts organizations, and promotes the impact of the cultural arts sector as integral to education, economic development and quality-of-life in Polk County.

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