Kathi Levin

Independent Consultant and Policy/Legislative Liaison
National Art Education Association
Fairfax, Virginia
Kathi R. Levin, a national leader in arts education for over 20 years, is an ongoing consultant with the National Art Education Association, managing a portfolio which supports the association’s policy, advocacy, research, national standards and leadership development efforts. She is the Program/Development Officer for NAEA's grant-making National Art Education Foundation. Her clients have included the NJ Performing Arts Center, LA County Arts Commission, and AFTA. As Director of the Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network for over a decade, she conceived of and wrote A Community Audit for Arts Education, the foundation of the Center’s Any Given Child Initiative and managed partnership and leadership development initiatives. The book “Arts Integration in Education: Teachers and Teaching Artists as Agents of Change” (Intellect 2016) includes Levin’s chapter, based on 32 interviews with national thought leaders, entitled “Arts Education: Systemic Change and Sustainability ,” the foundation of the convention session.