Committee for the Arts and Innovative Thinking


The Ohio Department of Education established this statewide arts advisory committee through an open nomination process to represent various Ohio constituencies and regions. The 32 members also have affiliations with many education, community and arts organizations to ensure a high level of collaboration. The purpose of the committee is to promote and advance the arts in the lives of all Ohio students through strategic actions, communications and policy recommendations.

Membership Roster

Last Modified: 2/25/2014 3:28:39 PM

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