Mark Slavkin is Director of Education for The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California. The Wallis is dedicated to engaging arts learners of all ages, from K-12 school partnerships, to courses for young artists, to a range of activities to engage adults as audience members and as art-makers. He previously served for 14 years as Vice President for Education at The Music Center. He is widely recognized as a national leader in the field of arts education.
Mark chairs the Board of Directors for the California Alliance for Arts Education, the statewide policy and advocacy organization. He co-chairs the Leadership Council for the Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective, a regional effort working to advance arts education in 81 local school districts.
He served from 1989-1997 as an elected member of the Los Angeles Board of Education, including two years as President.