The Center for Arts Education (CAE) is committed to ensuring that every child in every New York City public school has equal access to a well-rounded education of which the arts are a central component. Once thought of as enrichment,” the arts have become an integrated and integral part of the school day. You can use ArtScan , AEP’s clearinghouse of arts education policies to find out information about your state. Nor does support for the arts by top administrators necessarily translate into instruction for kids. And yet, despite the impressive benefits of arts education, not every student has access to these quality learning experiences. The Genesee Center for the Arts & Education is a community of makers, from the established artist to dabbler.
Long term outcomes of music education: results of a thirty-five year longitudinal study. Arts education, comprising a rich array of disciplines including dance, music, theatre, media arts, literature, design, and visual arts, is a core academic subject and an essential element of a complete and balanced education for all students. A panel of arts professionals will review the applications and recommend funding to our Board of Commissioners.
I was director of Project Zero for eight years (2001-2009), but handed over those responsibilities to Shari Tishman, a long-time senior research associate at PZ and a member of the Arts in Education Program faculty, five years ago. So nice to finally have the time to comment on this site and thank NEA for the value it places on Arts Education. National Arts in Education Week is a national celebration recognizing the tranformative power of the arts in education. The work takes leadership, innovation, broad partnerships, and a dogged insistence that the arts are central to what we want students to learn. She’s too busy with her next push, trying to convince Massachusetts state universities to change their admission requirements to include not just academics, but a high school arts class. Roughly one-third of AIE alumni work in nonprofit arts organizations as directors, program developers, and researchers.
We run a free Saturday High School program in the Fall semester that allows students to infuse social justice issues into a dynamic art-making practice. For grades 9-12, many include 4 levels of SPIs to show growth over the years including students who continue to study all four years (this may be in any of the arts although more prevalent in choral and instrumental music).
Founded in 1960, Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education. You are no longer required to report your district’s Fine Arts assessment results to the Oklahoma State Department of Education. The A+ Schools Program, first established in North Carolina in 1995, has become the most successful arts school reform model in the country. Please note that the Bachelor of Arts (Education) does not qualify you to be a teacher in New Zealand. Provide opportunities for professional artists to work in educational and community contexts. A follow-up analysis, released in February 2008, showed that 16 percent of districts had reduced elementary school class time for music and art – and had done so by an average of 35 percent, or fifty-seven minutes a week. Build support for arts education with educators, public policy makers, and the general public.