Arts Ed Blog

Published: September 19th, 2019

AzDEO Student Opportunities: Dance Education Advocacy Essay Contest & Student Choreography Contest

      AzDEO 2019-20 Dance Education Advocacy Student Essay Contest  Open to grade levels 7th-post secondary. This year’s theme: “How has dance helped you navigate school and your education?” Cash awards given to support the student’s dance program. To apply, go to: azdeo.org under Awards/Scholarships for the application and information on the essay criteria. [Read more…]

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Published: September 19th, 2019

Call for Student Voice at the 2020 ESSA Conference

The 2020 ESSA Conference “Educating the Whole Child” at the We Ko Pa Conference and Resort Center February 19-21 is seeking to feature student performers and panelists to highlight examples of well-rounded education in the state. Fill out an application to showcase student voice in one of the following two ways: Student Performance Group: Student [Read more…]

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Published: September 12th, 2019

Celebrate National Arts in Education Week with Technology

Today in celebration of National Arts in Education Week, Erin Henderson, Title IV-A Digital Learning Specialist, shares resources & inspiration for integrating technology into the five artistic disciplines: Music, Media Arts, Theater, and Visual Arts. “Artists can share their work better than ever before by incorporating technology into performances and art and utilizing technology to [Read more…]

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Published: September 10th, 2019

Call for Student Designers: State Seal of Arts Proficiency

Today, in celebration of National Arts in Education Week, ADE’s Office of Arts Education is opening a call for student designers to design the Arizona State Seal of Arts Proficiency! Feature your artwork on the diplomas of arts students across the state. History: On May 14th, 2019 Governor Doug Ducey signed SB1111 State Seal of [Read more…]

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Published: September 9th, 2019

ARIZONA CELEBRATES 2019 ARTS IN EDUCATION WEEK

Happy National Arts in Education Week! September 8-14th 2019 Arts Education has a huge impact on Arizonans! From providing us with vibrate, creative public spaces to enjoy, to providing students with supportive, caring environments to explore their self expression, to laying the foundation for the future of the creative industries sector– it is clear that [Read more…]

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Published: September 3rd, 2019

UPDATE: Arizona Arts Education Proficiency Seal

SB1111, better known as Arizona Arts Education Proficiency Seal, took another step forward on Monday August 26th. The Arizona State Board of Education unanimously allowed the bill (known as R7-2-321 to the State Board) to open for rulemaking. What is rulemaking? SB1111 was signed into law by Governor Ducey on May 14th, 2019. The law [Read more…]

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Published: August 29th, 2019

YoungArts’ National Arts Competition for 15-18 Year Old Visual, Literary, or Performing Artists

ABOUT THE COMPETITION YoungArts’ signature program is an application-based award for emerging artists ages 15–18 or in grades 10–12 from across the United States. Selected through a blind adjudication process conducted by an independent panel of highly accomplished artists, YoungArts winners receive valuable support, including financial awards of up to $10,000, professional development and educational [Read more…]

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Published: August 26th, 2019

Online PD & Resources for Visual Arts Educators: The Art of Education University

The Art of Education University is an online platform specializing in content and resources for visual art teachers, some completely free of charge. Their mission is to grow amazing art teachers at every stage of their career. You can subscribe to their magazine and podcast, or download lesson plans completely for FREE. Their content is [Read more…]

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Published: August 26th, 2019

Teaching Music with Purpose: 25 Things You Can Do Tomorrow to Improve your Ensemble

On Monday October 14th, the Kyrene School District is hosting a FREE workshop from 9am to noon at Pueblo Middle School, 360  South Twelve Oaks Blvd, Chandler (South of Chandler and Rural). This Professional Development session is sponsored by Alfred Music, hosted by the Kyrene School District, and will be led by  the amazing Music [Read more…]

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Published: August 21st, 2019

Harmony Project Phoenix- 15 Music Scholarships Available

Harmony Project Phoenix is expanding programming this year! 15 Scholarships are available for students ages 5-17 interested in music & attending Title I schools.   Each scholarship comprises of: Year long Private or group lesson Year long Orchestra participation Musical Instrument at no cost (based on availability) Performance at ASU Solo Recitals $1,200 annual value [Read more…]

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