vp, education, LA Music Center
Mr. Slavkin joined the Music Center at the Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County as Vice President for Education on July 1, 2001. In this capacity, he leads the Music Center Education Division, one of the nation's largest and most effective arts education programs. As an elected member of the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education from 1989 to 1997, he forged partnerships with the Music Center and other community arts agencies to serve the district's students and faculty. Prior to joining the Music Center, Mr. Slavkin served as Director of Public Engagement, Advocacy and Communications for the Los Angeles Annenberg Metropolitan Project (LAAMP), the largest privately funded school reform effort in Los Angeles County. He has also served as Los Angeles Program Officer for the Getty Education Institute for the Arts, a program of the J. Paul Getty Trust. He is a member of numerous boards including Vista Del Mar Children and Family Services, and the Koreh-LA Task Force of the Jewish Federation of Los Angeles. Mr. Slavkin received both Baccalaureate and Masters degrees in Political Science from University of Southern California, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa.