The Berkshire Regional Arts Integration Network (BRAIN) is a collaboration between the North Adams Public Schools, the arts management program at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, and the countywide Berkshire Compact for Education.  

The initiative offers professional development and support to help Berkshire County educators integrate the arts into academic offeringsLisa Donovan is a professor of Arts Management at MCLA and co-director of BRAIN. Donovan spoke with Carrie Saldo about how the program engages students and enriches the educational experience. 

This interview originally aired on June 8, 2020.