Across the nation there are thousands of individuals running for public office - from the state legislator to the President of the United States. As summer gears up and you prepare for picnics, community parties, and neighborhood gatherings, now is a great time to be an arts education advocate and to ask your local candidates
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Schools of Distinction in Arts Education Awards Schools of Excellence Washington State Winners 2011 ArtsEd Washington in partnership with the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP) is pleased to announced the top three Washington state school winners of the inaugural state Schools of Excellence in Arts Education
Special thanks to our partners at Washington State PTA for dedicating their entire March issue of Child Advocate magazine to arts education! Our particular appreciation for their call to action for Arts Education Month coming up in May (see bottom of page 8). We are thrilled to be partnering with WA State PTA to develop
Heading into legislative session at the beginning of year, Representative Ross Hunter felt his office could use some color, creativity, and imagination. Looking for advice on where to get local art for his walls, he contacted ArtsEd Washington Executive Director Una McAlinden, who suggested he showcase art from K-12 students in his very own 48th
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the Tacoma School of the Arts (SOTA) as one of four recipients of its National Schools of Distinction in Arts Education Award for the 2010-2011 School Year. The award recognizes successful arts programs, and the integration of the arts as an essential aspect of
The Tacoma Weekly highlights the success of Tacoma School of the Arts on their achievement as a School of Excellence in Arts Education, awarded by ArtsEd Washington earlier this spring. The school joins Elk Plain Elementary and Carnation Elementary as a nominee for the national Schools of Distinction award in arts education, which will be
2011: Congratulations to our friends and partners at 4Culture, whose future became ensured with the passing of SB 5834, a bill that allocates public funding for local arts and heritage communities. For over twenty years, 4Culture has provided support for the visual and performing arts, public art, heritage programs, cultural development of the region, and
ArtsEdWA In the News: Woodinville Weekly Highlights ArtsEd Washington and Carnation Elementary for “School of Excellence” Award
The Woodinville Weekly spotlights ArtsEd Washington and the Riverview School Board as they recognize Carnation Elementary for their School of Excellence Award, as part of the Schools of Distinction Award presented by the Kennedy Center. Read more about Carnation Elementary and the other School of Excellence Award winners.
Congratulations to the Edmonds School District, who received national recognition from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), as one of the “Best Communities for Music Education in America!” This is Edmonds School District’s third consecutive year to receive this honor, and they are the only community to represent Washington state in this national designation.
After receiving a state School of Excellence in Arts Education award, Carnation Elementary is recognized by their school district for their outstanding achievement. As one of three schools to be awarded this title, Carnation Elementary – as well as winning schools Elk Plain Elementary and Tacoma School of the Arts - have been submitted to