The City of Berea/Tourism offered a two-day conference for KDE's new regional arts specialists, allowing them time to collaborate as they attended sessions focused on implementing the new arts standards in dance, media arts, music, theater, visual arts and Program Review.
Miles Johnson, president of the Kentucky Art Education Association and art teacher at Hattie C. Warner Elementary School (Jessamine County), recorded a short video explaining why he became an art teacher.
The Kentucky Department of Education has started a new program of regional arts specialists. Teachers, schools and districts will be able to utilize these individuals as an arts resource for their school and district.
Within the Every Student Succeeds Act, terminology such as “well-rounded” is utilized to describe the expectations for a child’s educational needs. With both the arts and music being a part of this definition, new sources of funding have become available to support these content areas.
The National Endowment for the Arts issued a report late last year that provides a gap analysis of young children’s social and emotional benefits through arts participation.
People attending the first Kentucky Arts Summit in June heard one message loud and clear – the arts are alive and well in Kentucky.
The Kentucky Historical Society’s outreach program, History smArts, enhances skills in visual and historical literacy among students with the aid of artifact collections.
Applications are being accepted for the 2016 Kentucky Center Academies for Arts & Arts Integration.
The vision for our Owensboro Independent Schools fine arts department – Every Art for Every Child in Every School – is more than a slogan
Robert Duncan has served as the arts and humanities consultant at the Kentucky Department of Education since August 2009, following 28 years of classroom teaching.