Ahna Skop appointed to Wisconsin Task Force on Arts and Creativity in Education

Ahna Skop, assistant professor in genetics, is a member of the newly appointed Wisconsin Task Force on Arts and Creativity in Education. The group held its first meeting on April 23. Task force members represent leaders in education, government, business, and citizen groups. The task force will address the essential role of arts and creativity in education and in cultivating an innovative, entrepreneurial workforce. It will focus on planning and making recommendations for various public agencies, organizations, and businesses to use in strengthening arts and creativity education in the state. Skop’s complementary interests in art and science are described in an earlier eCALS post.