State Arts Council Announces New Education Director

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Providence, RI – The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced on December 12, 2017 the appointment of Maggie Anderson as its new Education Director. Anderson, an experienced educator and resident of Providence, will manage the Arts Council's education-based programs and services, with a particular emphasis on working with state and community based partners to ensure that all kids have access to arts education in their schools and communities. She will replace Sherilyn Brown, who will retire from RISCA after thirty-one years of service to the Rhode Island arts and education community.

In announcing the appointment, Randall Rosenbaum, Executive Director of the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, said, "We are delighted to have someone with Maggie’s skill and dedication to artists and arts education to lead this important effort." He went on to say that, "the State Arts Council is committed to ensuring that all Rhode Islanders have access to quality arts education, wherever they might live. Maggie has the background and experience to help us in this effort."

Anderson is scheduled to begin her new position on January 22nd, 2018.