Public Policy and Arts Administration (PPAA)

Established 1985

Purpose: To promote study, research, and teaching of issues in public policy and arts administration as they affect and are affected by arts education in schools, arts organizations, and community settings. In so doing, PPAA draws on theoretical concepts and research methods from the visual and performing arts, arts education, law, public administration, and the social, political, and administrative sciences; it thus seeks to widen the pedagogical and research bases of art education, cultural policy, and arts administration.

President: Erin Price, University of Missouri
Vice president: Trina Harlow, Kansas State
PPAA Communications Liaison: Beth Dobberstein, Palmyra-Eagle School District

Erin Price

PPAA President

2020 NAEA National Convention

March 26-28, 2020 | Minneapolis, MN

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