Scott Stoner, is the vice president of programs and resources at APAP, has devoted his professional life to integrating the arts in education, in health care, and in the community. At APAP, he is responsible for the organization’s grants, leadership, and annual conference programs. As Vice-President for Education at VSA, and Director of National Education Programs at The Kennedy Center, he also focused on professional development and founded ArtsEdge (one of the first educational websites). He served as a teacher and therapist in both private and public schools, and co-founded a public charter school in Washington, DC. In conjunction with Smith Center for Healing and the Arts. He established an artist-in-residence program for cancer patients in Washington, DC hospitals and for wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.