Resources: Advocacy

A Policy Pathway: Embracing Arts Education to Achieve Title 1 Goals

Posted on Apr 4, 2013

This white paper from the California Alliance for Arts Education maps a path for schools and districts to embrace the arts among their strategies for achieving the goals of Title I, a...

New Facts & Figures Arts Education E-Book from Americans for the Arts

Posted on Apr 1, 2013

Americans for the Arts has designed a series of e-books to help educators, advocates, students, and organizations alike navigate the field of arts education as we work together to ensure that the...

Educators at NIU develop Arts Advocacy Toolkit

Posted on Jan 14, 2013



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An Essential Guide from SEADAE: Understanding the Roles of Arts Educators in Schools

Posted on Jul 10, 2012


Roles of Certified Arts Educators, Certified Non-Arts Educators, & Providers of Supplemental Arts Instruction


NAEA releases Advocacy White Papers for 2012

Posted on Jul 9, 2012



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Arts Advocacy and Arts Education - NAEA Sums it Up

Posted on Apr 18, 2012


News from National Arts Education Association

NAEA Co-Sponsors National Arts Advocacy Day, April 16 and 17, 2012


Briefing Papers...

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Education and Policy Leadership Center calls for focus on the arts

Posted on Mar 16, 2012


Creating Pennsylvania's Future Through the Arts and Education...

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Developing an Innovative Arts Education Plan

Posted on Sep 20, 2011


Once an Arts Leadership Team is assembled, the planning process should include five...

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Creating an Arts Leadership Team

Posted on Sep 20, 2011


 The first task in creating a plan to improve arts education is to assemble a strong team of community members who will take ownership and will...

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The Arts Enhance High Quality School Practice

Posted on Sep 20, 2011


Research has shown that arts instruction:

  • Improves attendance
  • Increases student engagement
  • Develops critical thinking skills
  • ...
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An Arts Alliance Illinois initiative, in partnership with the Illinois Arts Council and the Illinois State Board of Education