ARTS EDUCATION LINKS & RESOURCES
- Americans for the Arts Launches New Arts Education Resource
- Arts Education Navigator – Facts & Figures
- Social Impact of the Arts | Americans for the Arts
- Encourage Creativity | Americans for the Arts
- Arts Education Network
- Tools & Resources
- NAEA Visual Arts Standards
- NAEA Platform and Position Statements
- Long-Term Benefits of Music Lessons
- Adobe Benchmark Study on Creativity at school, work and home
- Stem to STEAM website
- Poetry Out Loud Competition FREE program for SD high schools
- From STEM to STEAM: Science and Art go hand-in-hand
- Grants for South Dakota educators
- SDAC Artists in School & Communities
- SDAC Touring Arts Roster
- Arts Directory
- SD DOE FINAL Graduation Requirements
- SD Content Standards
- SD High School Activities Assn. Fine Arts Handbook
- SD Board of Education Members
- Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)
NATIONAL/OTHER REGIONAL ARTS EDUCATION RESOURCES
South Dakota Art Educators Association
SDAEA is striving to protect the creative spirit of today’s children and to develop networks with other Art organizations in the State with the same goal.
South Dakota Music Education Association
The South Dakota Music Education Association’s purpose is the advancement of music education.
South Dakota Bandmasters Association
The South Dakota Bandmasters Association is an organization dedicated to promoting music education throughout South Dakota. We strive to develop excellence in bands across the state through professional development, mentorship, performance opportunities, and advocacy.
American Alliance for Theatre & Education
A good toolkit under “Advocacy” as well as other resources and information about events.
Americans for the Arts: Arts Education Network
Many resources, including an easy to use e-advocacy center, information about their public awareness campaign “The Arts. Ask for More.”, and art education research.
National Art Education Association
Easy to use advocacy information, research, and much more in support of visual art education.
National Association for Music Education
Plenty of resources for every aspect of school music education, including a “Grab and Go Advocacy” flyer.
National Endowment for the Arts
A TON of arts education resources under “Publications”.
National Guild for Community Arts Education
Links to resources, as well as information about advocacy action the guild is currently taking.
School Music Matters
Facts, quotations, and an idea bank targeted towards saving your school music program.