Arts Ed Blog

Published: January 16th, 2020

Announcing the LEAs Administering 2019-2020 Arizona State Seal of Arts Proficiency

22 LEAs representing 84 schools from across the state are administering the Arizona State Seal of Arts Proficiency during the 2019-2020 school year, the first academic year of the program. The seal will be awarded to graduates who meet the minimum arts education requirements outlined by the State Board of Education in R7-2-321. Stakeholders from [Read more…]

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Published: January 14th, 2020

New Data Sheds Light on Access to Arts Education in Arizona Schools

access to arts education increases statewide but lags in rural, tribal, and low-income communities.  According to a new report on access to arts education in Arizona public and charter schools during the 2017-2018 school year, access increased by 4% to 88% since the last published report. Over 130,000 students are estimated to remain without access [Read more…]

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Published: January 9th, 2020

YOUTH ARTS MONTH SHOWCASE DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY JANUARY 31st

Young Artists wishing to display their work at the Arizona Department of Education to celebrate Youth Arts Month in March have an additional 3 weeks to submit artwork! The call for Artwork for the Youth Arts Month (YAM) Showcase has been extended until Friday January 31st at 4:30pm. Submit your artwork to display in the Arizona [Read more…]

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Published: January 7th, 2020

Art and Architecture Summer Camps at Taliesin West

Did you know Taliesin West offers summer camps on Art and Architecture for young people? Combining creativity with academic relevance, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s innovative Summer Art and Architecture Camps give campers the opportunity to think and work outside the box. Located at Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home and desert laboratory, the [Read more…]

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Published: November 25th, 2019

Cybersecurity Calendar Contest Deadline Approaching: December 13, 2019

Only 3 weeks left to enter the Cybersecurity Calendar Contest! Entry forms are to be postmarked or received electronically by ​December 13, 2019. Public, Private, and home schooled students in Grades K-12 are invited to participate for a chance to have their artwork displayed in the 2020-2021 Cyber Security Calendar. Entries should feature original artwork illustrating the [Read more…]

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Published: November 13th, 2019

Key Connections Mixer Nov. 21st 4:30-6:30pm

An Invitation for All Music Educators and a chance to win a Casio for your Classroom! Hosted by Phoenix Conservatory of Music When: Thursday, November 21 from 4:30p- 6:30p Where: Phoenix Conservatory of Music (PCM) Inside Metrocenter Mall, 2nd Floor, North End 9617 N. Metro Parkway West, Ste. 2112 Phoenix, AZ 85051 Through the support [Read more…]

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Published: November 8th, 2019

Youth Arts Month Showcase: Call for Participation

This year the Arizona Department of Education and the Arizona Art Education Association are partnering to celebrate Youth Art Month (YAM) with a showcase during March & April. This collaboration will unveil ADE’s Brand New Student Art Gallery. We invite schools to submit student artworks to showcase in celebration of Youth Arts Month in the [Read more…]

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Published: November 8th, 2019

2 Weeks Left to Submit Applications: Student Engagement 2020 ESSA Conference

Applications are due November 22nd at 5pm MST to showcase student voice & highlight well-rounded education in Arizona schools at the 2020 ESSA Conference. Get involved in one of the following ways: STEM/STEAM Panel Presentations Present with students during a break-out session on a hands-on learning project integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math at your [Read more…]

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Published: November 7th, 2019

Music Booster Group Registry for Advocacy

The Arizona Music Educators Association is collecting information from music booster groups throughout the state. Please visit https://azmea.org/advocacy  to sign up your organization on the AMEA booster group registry. Please distribute the flyer below to other music booster groups throughout the state: AMEA Advocacy Flyer 2019.docx  

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Published: November 7th, 2019

Art Ed Now: Global Online Conference Saturday February 2nd

What is Art Ed Now? Art Ed Now is the world’s largest online conference for art educators! This one-day event (join us live or watch on-demand for an entire year) features 20+ inspiring and innovative TED TALK-style presentations covering topics that are relevant right NOW in Art Ed! For more information visit Download the Flyer [Read more…]

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