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New Jersey Arts Integration Think and Do Workbook

The New Jersey Arts Integration Think and Do Workbook was created by New Jersey arts integration practitioners to provide their colleagues with tools and strategies to support the development of a robust arts integration practice. We harvested best practices from thought-leaders championing the arts integration movement across the state and nationally. It is a work in […]

Arts Ed Summer 2018

This summer, arts ed advocates all over the state are gearing up to launch “Arts in Education Week” Sept 9-15 (and throughout September)

MOST MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTY CITIZENS BELIEVE ARTS EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT BUT ARE MIXED ON ITS FUNDING, IMPLEMENTATION AND STUDENTS’ ACCESS TO PARTICIPATION OPPORTUNITIES

Few Active in Promoting Arts Education in Schools and Communities WARREN, N.J. – Most Monmouth and Ocean County citizens believe arts education is important for students, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll in partnership with Arts Ed NJ for the Arts Ed Now campaign and the mindALIGNED initiative. Nine in 10 Monmouth and Ocean County residents […]

Guest Blog by Alyssa Sileo of The Laramie Project Project

Thanks to my arts education, I can say that, as an 18-year-old, I feel entirely equipped to address all that life can throw at meーwith excitement and curiosity. It’s not only the “special skills” section of my résumé that is augmented by my theatre experience. Interpersonal communication and public speaking skills will never go without […]

New Jersey Thespians are proud to be joining the Governor’s Awards in Arts Education this year!

NJ Thespians is the state chapter of the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA), which sponsors the International Thespian Society (ITS), a theatre honor society.  It is our mission to promote, strengthen, and advocate for theatre arts education in New Jersey’s schools. EdTA is a national nonprofit organization with approximately 90,000 student and professional members. EdTA’s mission […]

Committee Member Spotlight with Lora Marie Durr AENJ

AENJ has been busy planning events for NJ’s art educators! January 20, 2018, is our annual Breakfast and Workshop at Middletown Arts Center, showcasing 2017 division award winners lessons. Alicia Bynoe, Liberty Corner Elementary School will share a lesson on Brianna McCarthy inspired portraits. Larissa Danowitz, Overbrook High School will share a lesson on Adinkra […]

ARTS ED NJ RELEASES TITLE I SUPPORT WEBSITE FOR SCHOOL LEADERS

New Resource Demonstrates the Use of Arts Education to Achieve Title I Goals This month Arts Ed NJ, in cooperation with the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, the New Jersey Department of Education, and New Jersey’s Foundation for Educational Administration, launched an interactive website devoted to demonstrating how arts education has been embraced as an effective […]

The Beat: Arts Ed NJ’s Monthly Newsletter – December

A Farewell to Kris Wenger

2017 SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE SURVEY RESULTS

Arts Ed NJ recognizes that understanding candidates’ views on arts education is important to voters. A healthy arts education ecosystem depends on many factors, and support of arts education by school board members represents a critical part of the ecosystem. Their support contributes to the thriving programs, student performances and memorable arts events that shape […]

Arts Ed Summit 2017

Join with arts education thought leaders for this one-day exploration of the status of arts education in New Jersey’s schools and help craft the pathway forward to universal arts education for all students across the state.

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June 12, 2018
Arts Ed NJ’s THE BEAT. June 2018

Ahhh June. The end of the school year. The exhilaration of completion. The ...