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September Arts Education Policy Roundtable :: VAPA in transition

  • San Francisco Arts Commission, Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue, Room 125 San Francisco, CA United States (map)

Bi-monthly Arts Education Policy Roundtable: The purpose of this forum is to provide timely information for arts provider organizations and individuals about activities and policies of agencies that support arts education programming in the Bay Area.

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This month we welcome Sam Bass, the new director of the Visual and Performing Arts Department

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When Sam Bass first moved to San Francisco in 2011, his first role in SFUSD was that of instructional reform facilitator at Phillip and Sala Burton Academic High School. After serving as a middle school assistant principal and an elementary school principal, he became principal of Burton High School and was named a 2017-18 Mayor’s Principal of teh Year. Sam received the ACSA Administrator of the Year Award for Valuing Diversity in 2016 and served in the Stanford Principal Fellowship Program. Sam is driven to provide as many opportunities and possibilities to traditionally underserved students in San Francisco as possible.