Arts and Cultural Heritage, Arts Project

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
South Central Service Cooperative
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
Completed
Start Date
March 2012
End Date
March 2012
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Brown
Faribault
Le Sueur
Martin
Nicollet
Sibley
Waseca
Watonwan
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3
Appropriation Language

ACHF Arts Access

2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$26,800
Direct expenses
$33,300
Administration costs
$0
Number of full time equivalents funded
0
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

To maintain and attract more diverse arts presenters, increase number of art sessions, offer student scholarships, and maintain small session size.Exit surveys of student, chaperone and presenter satisfaction will be collected. Data will be collected on attendance, student to teacher ratios, number of sessions offered, type of sessions offered, number of scholarships requested/offered and presenter stipends.

Measurable Outcome(s)

They maintained and attracted more diverse arts presenters, increased the number of art sessions, offered student scholarships, and maintained small session size.

Description of Funds
Source of Additional Funds

Other, local or private

Recipient Board Members
Mark Brandt, Jim Branstad, Kathy Carlson, Ski Ann Christiansen, Tom Eaton, Les Martisko, Steve Rohlfing, Joe Samuelson, Wendell Sande, Jodi Sapp, James Spille, Keith Wenner, Cindy Westerhouse
Project Overview
South Central Service Cooperative
Project Details
They will host the Young Writers and Artists Conference for 3rd-9th grade students.
Project Manager
First Name
Mary
Last Name
Hillmann
Organization Name
South Central Service Cooperative
Street Address
2075 Lookout Dr
City
North Mankato
State
MN
Zip Code
56003
Phone
(952) 715-8745
Email
mhillmann@mnscsc.org
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens' Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Advisory Group Members and Qualifications
Denice Evers: retired teacher, and volunteer with Springfield Community Theater; Mary Jane Glawe: visual artist; Sara Krassin: arts administrator for the Childrens Museum of Southern Minnesota; Joe McCabe: St. James City Manager, volunteers with the St. James Community Theater; Mary Motter: 5th grade teacher at Eagle Lake Elementary, arts volunteer; Pat Potzler: retired teacher, singer in the Minnesota Valley Sweet Adelines; Lill Robinson: retired Language Arts teacher, volunteer with the Blue Earth Community Theater; Paula Scheffler: substitute teacher in LeSueur; Melanie Schmidt: high school speech coach, Program Director for Mankato Community Education; Bonnie Taplin: volunteer with the Interlaken Heritage Days Festival; Elizabeth Traxler: teacher, playwright, director; Gina Wenger: professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University; Greg Wilkins: Director of Student Activities at Minnesota State University.
Conflict of Interest Disclosed
No