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Start here and download our smARTS Guide for the basics of arts education advocacy.
Read up on some of the current research about the benefits of Arts Education.
Presenting to your school board or other arts education decision-makers can be easy–Just download and go!
If you’re interested in advocating for arts education in the schools in your community, but don’t know where to start, START HERE. Talking to your school board and other decision-makers about the importance of arts education is easy when you’ve got all the info at your fingertips.
1. Download this simple slide presentation: ArtsEd WA smARTS for All Slide Presentation
2. Read through the slides and script so you feel comfortable with the content.
3. Personalize the script with your own stories if you wish.
4. Go present!
Just show the slides while you read the script at the bottom. And poof! You’re an arts education advocate. Well done!
Pressed for time? Don’t let that stop you. The presentation can also be used just as it is, so if you don’t have time (or aren’t sure how) to personalize, no worries. Just download and go!
Leave behind handouts are a great way to keep your message front and center with your audience and ensure they have what they need to act.
This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Washington State Arts Commission (now also known as “ArtsWA”) and the National Endowment for the Arts.