Posted on Oct 02, 2017
The Golden Valley Business Council welcomed Perpich Center for Arts Education Executive Director Curt Tryggestad to the September meeting. Tryggestad just joined Perpich this summer, and now leads a team of 70 which includes agency employees, professional development staff, and certified teachers & administrators. On the heels of the 2017 Legislative Session & Legislative Auditors' Report, Perpich has five strategies going forward: Culture and Climate; Advocacy; Marketing and Communication; Information and Technology; and Finances. Their priorities are to increase enrollment, stabilize finances, seek bonding dollars, develop a 3-5 year technology plan, seek partnerships outstate, and re-establish and/or strengthen relationships with arts organizations statewide.