ABLE Assembly: Arts Better the Lives of Everyone

The Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs (BIAESN) is delighted to announce the 2019 dates for its annual conference, ABLE Assembly: Arts Better the Lives of Everyone.

The ABLE Assembly 2019 will be held April 12–14 at Berklee College of Music in Boston.

The ABLE Assembly is an exceptional professional development opportunity in the field of arts education and special needs, bringing together educators, artists, researchers, policymakers, school administrators, program administrators, and students to share best practices, engage in hands-on experiences, explore new research, and learn from each other. 

The event features presentations and workshops on teaching the arts to students with special needs. Keynote presenters will be announced this fall. Workshops will include opportunities to experience teaching strategies and approaches in music, dance, and theater. 

The conference is open to the public.


The registration fee is $100 and includes admission to all conference sessions and events, plus lunch on Saturday and Sunday. 


Friday, April 12, 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 13, 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 14, 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


Berklee College of Music
921 Boylston Street, Boston