Fine Arts Resources

Fine Arts Virtual Meetups

Join colleagues from across the state each month for creative conversations hosted by the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education and the Ohio Department of Education.

The water-cooler format will allow teachers to interact with state arts organizations, hear updates, learn from one another and discuss the current school year.

Upcoming Meetups:

November 19 @ 7pm
December TBD
   

Fine Arts New Teacher Cohorts *NEW

Registration is open for the Fine Arts discipline-specific cohorts. New teachers will learn the nuts and bolts of teaching in Ohio from expert teachers and educational partners. Join colleagues from across the state virtually in these supportive cohorts that will assist new teachers in navigating a successful year of teaching. Topics will include standards-driven lesson planning, innovative practices, advocacy, program development and more.

Contact hours will be given upon completion of the cohort. All meetings will be held virtually the second Tuesday of the month (October – June) from 4:30-6 p.m.  Registration will remain open through November.

 


Resources for Diverse Learners


Resources for Educators

ADVOCACY/FUNDING

ArtsEdge
ArtsEdge is the Kennedy Center's free digital learning platform for arts education.
 
National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent agency of the United States federal government that offers support and funding for projects exhibiting artistic excellence
 
Ohio Alliance for Arts Education
It is the mission of the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education to ensure that the arts are an integral part of the education of every Ohioan.
 
Ohio Arts Council
The Ohio Arts Council is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically.

VSA Ohio
VSA Ohio is a non-profit organization whose mission is to make the arts and arts education more accessible and inclusive for people with any disability and their support networks. At VSA Ohio, creativity transcends disability.


DANCE

National Dance Education Organization
A national professional organization dedicated to advancing dance education centered in the arts. 
 
National Honors Society for Dance Arts
National Dance Education Organization’s honor society for students studying dance in public and private schools in K-12 education, dance studios, cultural/community centers, performing arts organizations, and post-secondary education. 
 
Ohio Dance
A statewide organization that inclusively supports the diverse and vibrant practice of dance.


DRAMA/THEATRE

American Alliance for Theatre and Education
The American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE) works to ensure that every young person experiences quality theatre arts in their lives provided by proficient, talented artists and educators
 
Educational Theatre Association
A national professional organization for theatre educators whose mission is to shape lives through theatre education.
 
International Thespian Society
Educational Theatre Association’s international honor society for theatre students in middle and high school.
 
Ohio Chapter of the Educational Theatre Association
The professional organization for theatre educators in Ohio. An affiliated chapter of the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA).


MUSIC

Ohio Music Education Association
The professional organization for music educators in Ohio. An affiliated chapter of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).
 
National Association for Music Education
A national professional organization whose mission is to advance music education by promoting the understanding and making of music by all.
 
Tri-M Music Honor Society
 NAfME’s international honor society for middle/junior-high and high school students.


VISUAL ART

National Art Education Association
A national professional organization whose mission is to advance art education through professional development.
 
National Art Honor Society
National Art Education Association’s honor society for visual art students in middle and high school.
 
Ohio Art Education Association
The professional organization for visual art educators in Ohio.


ARTS INTEGRATION

What is Arts Integration?
A publication from Arts Edge at the Kennedy Center that explains what effective arts integration models look like

Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education
An example of an effective arts integration partnership with sample curriculum

Scholastic: Strategies for Arts Integration
Articles, lesson and unit plans for arts integration K-12

A School Revitalized Through the Arts
A summary of an elementary school's transformation through arts integration


RESEARCH

Arts Ed Search
A hub for research on the impact of arts in education

Arts Integration in Elementary Curriculum- 2nd Edition, summer 2018

Arts Across the Curriculum, Grades K-5, February 2018
 

The Effects of Arts-Integrated Instruction on Memory for Science Content, March 2019

 
Extra arts education boosts students’ writing scores — and their compassion, big new study finds, February 2019

Middle School Music and Theater Students Get Better Grades, February 2019

The Arts and CTE: Building Tomorrow's Creative Workforce Today, February 2019

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