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Get the most out of your arts education advocacy efforts by using the following resources in conjunction with our smARTS For Students guide. Each of these topics provides you with a full and comprehensive approach to making your voice heard, and the tools necessary to make a difference for Washington state students: Build Your Foundation, Cultivate […]
Join Seattle Art Museum for the 2nd Annual Art Goes to School: Building a Community of Thinkers Summit. This free, one-day professional development opportunity is designed for educators, parents, community members, cultural organizations, students, funders, policy makers and artists to join this critical conversation focused on providing creative learning for all students. Learn from national […]
Parents for Arts in the Schools: A Parent Docent Training Workshop is developed for parent volunteers in school classrooms, this annual workshop provides training in facilitating interactive discussions about art, leading art lessons, and developing creative habits in students. Parents practice Visual Thinking Strategies in the Museum galleries and learn techniques for teaching art making […]
Election Day is November 8, 2011. School Board positions are probably the elected office most likely to have a direct impact on you, your family, and the kids in your neighborhood. Help inform your fellow voters before they ink in their ballots by surveying your local School Board candidates on key issues around arts education […]
From Psychology Today: the Working Creativity blog authored by Mark Batey, Ph.D., discusses how, against a backdrop of uncertainty, economic turmoil and unprecedented change a new picture is emerging of the skills and traits for success (and perhaps even simply survival) in the modern era. At the heart of this essential skill set for the future […]
The holidays offer ideal opportunities for arts education advocacy efforts as schools present their concerts, performances, and more. This is your chance to spread some holiday cheer and raise awareness of the importance of arts programs for every student in your school. Below are some ideas to help get you started in your efforts. Have […]
Finish this essay: “How my music teacher has influenced me and my goals in school..." You could win your share of $20,000 including music products for your school music program! For more information, please click here.
The All Kids Can CREATE visual arts program showcases how students with and without disabilities learn through the arts in their schools and communities. The program is presented annually by VSA and CVS Caremark All Kids Can. All submitted artwork will be featured in an online gallery and considered for display in a national touring […]
ArtsEd Washington highlights the challenges and achievements of one of its PAL Schools. School Stories: Rocky Ridge
September 29, 2010: ArtsEd Washington today announced the results of an extensive study examining the effectiveness of the organization’s Principals’ Arts Leadership (PAL) program. Principals and teachers at many of the PAL schools reported increased student engagement in the classroom and significantly decreased behavioral issues throughout the school as a result of the program.
- Joanne Hill "I believe in arts education for all students. We have to provide it, and ArtsEd Washington’s program support has jumpstarted it at Alki. There’s power in the arts!" Joanne Hill, Alki Seattle Public Schools