Archive for September 11th, 2017


National Arts in Education Week

September 11, 2017

Kick-off tonight, 5:00

Today Americans for the Arts (AFTA) officially rolls out National Arts in Education Week, with a Kick Off event co-hosted by the 92nd St Y in NYC at 5pm EST! Be sure to check out the event and the livestream here.

The new Arts in Education Week website was just launched last week and is filled with resources, ideas, and a calendar of events – located at THIS LINK.

Americans for the Arts plans for the week

Americans for the Arts is running a blog salon featuring youth voices on the topic of #BecauseOfArtsEd. You may consider sharing what is posted in the coming days, but to get started, you can check out posts from last year.

Professional development opportunities for the week

  • Monday, September 11: Arts Education for Incarcerated Youth. Register for the webinar #ArtsEdChat!
  • Tuesday, September 12: Arts Education for Students with Disabilities. Register for the webinar #ArtsEdChat!
  • Wednesday, September 13: Arts Education for English Language Learners. Register for the webinar & #ArtsEdChat!
  • Thursday, September 14:  Arts Education for LGBT Youth. Register for the webinar #ArtsEdChat!
  • Friday, September 15: Arts Education for Native American Youth. Register for the webinar #ArtsEdChat!

Jeff M. Poulin, Arts Ed Program Manager, AFTA, favorite social media posts (so far)  #ArtsEdWeek and #BecauseofArtsEd 

Check out the on ArtsMeet national arts event calendar and share events with your colleagues and school staff.



September 11, 2017

Resources for Educators, Parents, and Students 

These resources are to help in your work with students around the topics of tolerance, understanding differences, and bullying. We know how important it is to review resources before using them with learners to determine if they are a good fit for your school community. If you have other resources to share please send them to me at


Children’s Book List

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