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Arts Connect 2016

Arts Connect 2016

Posted: March 14, 2016

Are you interested in using your art form to support children’s learning in all subjects? Arts integration that engages children of all abilities and backgrounds requires creative work with classroom teachers. VSA Vermont—in partnership with the Integrated Arts Academy (IAA), the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, Burlington City Arts and the Vermont Arts Council—is offering a three-credit graduate course for teaching artists to learn more about arts integration, Universal Design for Learning, and classroom collaboration. Teaching artists from across Vermont are encouraged to apply for participation in the third annual Arts Connect professional development program. Read More
It’s National Arts in Education Week!

It’s National Arts in Education Week!

Posted: September 10, 2015

In 2010 Congress passed House Resolution 275, making the second week of September Arts in Education Week. This is the time to remind elected officials and decision makers in education across the country of the importance of the arts to every child’s development. Research shows integrating the arts with other core academic subjects improves school climate, student motivation and perseverance, and academic achievement in other subject areas—like math and science. Every student has the right to equitable access to the arts throughout their education. Join us September 13-19 as we celebrate, participate, value, support, and advocate for the arts as a core necessity in education. Your involvement can make a difference. Read More