Archive — Month: March 2018


Published: March 29th, 2018

Interested in learning how to better partner with our schools? Leadership Training!!

Subject: Leadership Training: Pyramid of Change for Family & Community Engagement Calling all community Arts organizations, Teaching artists, and Arts Educators!   Superintendent Diane Douglas’s rollout of the 2018 AZ Kids Can’t Wait! plan captured the importance of supporting meaningful Family, School, and Community Engagement. This past year, local education agencies (LEAs) took the time [Read more…]

Published: March 21st, 2018

Call for Opportunities!

Does your organization have an exciting opportunity for arts educators or teaching artists? New activities or events for students and families? Email us at  and be included in our ArtsEd Blog! *The Arizona Department of Education does not recommend any one organization or program. The Office of Arts Education is dedicated to sharing resources with [Read more…]

Published: March 13th, 2018

Celebrating Women in Dance! International Women’s Day!

A child’s first experience with a female business owner is usually their first dance teacher. That relationship may last forever. As a result, women are more likely to be entrepreneurial and start their own dance business, or another business, because they grew up seeing women in charge of their careers. As of March 9, 2018, [Read more…]

Published: March 13th, 2018

Drama Teacher Toolkit!

In 2018 Theatrefolk began offering a free resource for new drama teachers.  It is a collection of classroom management tips, exercises, prompts, warm-ups, and advocacy ideas for teachers just starting out in the drama classroom. Click here to see everything that comes in the  New Drama Teacher Toolkit.

Published: March 13th, 2018

Arizona Dance Education Organization (AzDEO) 33rd Annual High School Dance Festival

Register Now!! LOCATION: Raymond S. Kellis High School 8990 W Orangewood Ave, Glendale, AZ 85305 DATE: March 24, 2018.   8am. -4 pm. REGISTRATION FEES: Fees are per school! Early (Payment Postmarked by 2/26/2018): $175 for AzDEO/NDEO Members $250 for non-members Regular: (2/27-3/7)  $225 for AzDEO/NDEO members $300 non-members Late Reg: (3/7-3/23):  Same fee as [Read more…]

Published: March 13th, 2018

TODAY! National Arts Advocacy Day!

Today is Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C. More than 650 arts advocates are visiting their Senators and Representatives in Congress on Capitol Hill. You can join your voice with theirs by sending a message now to your Arizona members of Congress. Let them know how important it is to you and other Arizonans that [Read more…]

Published: March 8th, 2018

Arts Education Policy- How Does AZ Stack up?!

Interested in learning how Arizona compares to other states in terms of Arts Education Policy? Visit the ArtScan Resource created by Arts Education Partnership and SEADAE! Arizona may have some areas to improve upon, but as a whole, we’re doing pretty god! Now, if we could only practice the policies that are in place in [Read more…]