2019 SC Arts Higher Education Forum

The ABC Institute provides leadership to achieve quality, comprehensive arts education to all students in SC. This forum provides a platform for open dialogue between K-12 and higher education policy makers and leaders about national and state initiatives, legislation and policies to ensure arts education in SC prospers.

Guest Speakers include:

  • Molly Spearman, State Superintendent of Schools
  • Jane Turner, Director, Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement
  • Dr. Tracy West, Dean of Education, Columbia College and Co-Director, Alternative Pathways for Educator Certification Center

With addresses from:

  • Jeff Bellantoni, Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop University
  • Dr. John Lane, Director of Academic Affairs, SC Commission on Higher Education
  • Ken May, Executive Director, South Carolina Arts Commission


Additional info:

The event is free and lunch is provided. However registration deadline is January 18, 2019.


Event Details

Date & Time

10:00am - 4:00pm
January 25


Winthrop University
701 Oakland Avenue
Rock Hill, SC 29733

Contact Information




Hosted By

ABC Institute