“The Value of Theater Arts” – Multiple award-winning theater and dance educator Marie Jagger-Taylor [known affectionately by her students as “Ms. Marie”] will discuss the value of theater arts and the programs offered here in Decatur. Ms. Marie is the Cultural Arts Manager for the Decatur Park District and formerly was a professional actress/dancer/choreographer and director. Her most recent honor came in 2018 when she received an Excellence in Theater Education Tony Award Honorable Mention for being a K-12 theater educator who demonstrated monumental impact on the lives of students and embodies the highest standards of the profession … and all that jazz. Mark Sorensen is the service leader.