Crayola and the National Association of Elementary School Principals are offering up to 20 grants to support innovative, creative leadership team-building within elementary and middle schools in the United States and Canada.
There will be a professional development activity in dance 4:30-6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 at Ashland Elementary School (Fayette County).
Jennifer Bruton Sims was named the 2017-18 Art Educator of the Year by the Kentucky Art Education Association at its annual conference. A 20-year veteran in Hart County schools, Sims teaches at Munfordville Elementary School.
The New York Life Foundation and the Afterschool Alliance are awarding $1.35 million to out-of-school programs serving disadvantaged middle school students through the Aim High grant program.
The Educational Theatre Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Educational Theatre Association, is launching a partnership with the upcoming NBC-TV show RISE. The R.I.S.E America Project is a $500,000 grant opportunity for high school theater programs nationwide.
Students in grades 9-12 are invited to submit original artwork for the Governor’s Derby Poster Contest. Students are invited to submit their rendition of what they think Derby day looks like, with the winning poster to be displayed in the Capitol.
Applications are being accepted for the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program at the U.S. Department of Education (USED), which provides opportunities for qualified educators to participate in short-term seminars abroad – mainly on topics in the social sciences, social studies and the humanities – for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries.
The Frazier History Museum will host a free professional learning program for teachers on the creation of student performances Jan. 20 at the museum in Louisville.
Students are invited to submit artwork for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s (FWS) Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program, which provides a creative outlet for students through a contest that can be incorporated into almost any subject.
The Ovation Foundation has released two new resources focused on visual arts as part of its Arts Ed Toolkit.