Archive: Arts Education News

  1. Free Crayola Webinar on STEAM & Project-Based Learning

    From James Wells, Innovative Teaching and Learning Manager, Crayola Education – Crayola will be hosting a free webinar on STEAM & Project-Based Learning: Educators and Students Get Future-Ready. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, May 30 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Register for this webinar today. Do you know any 21st-century jobs that require us to simply listen and memorize? […]

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  2. Design Thinking in the Classroom

    By Ann Talbott Brown, Director of Arts Education This article originally appeared in the May 2018 issue of Nashville Arts Magazine. The 2018 Tennessee Arts & Arts Education Conference will be held on June 19–21 at Austin Peay State University (APSU) in partnership with the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts (CECA). This gathering is […]

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  3. New Federal Arts Education Grant Competition Announced

    Jeff M. Poulin, Arts Education Program Manager, Americans for the Arts – On May 1st, the U.S. Department of Education announced a new round of grants for the newly-named “Assistance for Arts Education Development & Dissemination” grant program. It was formerly called the Arts Education Model Development & Dissemination grant program. This grant competition will focus on, “Projects […]

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  4. Little Steven and The Disciples of Soul Teacher Appreciation Tour

    From Christine Nick, Rock and Roll Forever – Steven Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation and his band, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul  are embarking on landmark live tour and teachers are invited to join the fun – for free! Steven Van Zandt is the guitarist from Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, […]

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  5. POL Heads to Washington D.C.

    By Meredith Callis, Arts Education Special Projects Coordinator – The final countdown has arrived for the Poetry Out Loud (POL) Nationals next week. We are thrilled to be joining Alyvia Crawley, a junior of Clarksville High School, as she represents Tennessee with 51 other finalists from across the U.S. This is Alyvia’s first year competing […]

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  6. Available Art Teacher Positions with Hamilton County Schools

    Are you looking for a dynamic place to start your career? Ready for the next adventure in teaching? There’s no better place than Chattanooga! The Hamilton County Department of Education is seeking MULTIPLE Art Teachers for various schools. Please note that this is an open posting and that individual school assignments have not yet been […]

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  7. Teaching Artist Demonstrates TN History through Hands-On Toymaking Presentations

    By Meredith Callis – After a 33 year career in Tennessee public schools, Roy Henson is using his platform as a teaching artist to expose students to the history of his home state. Mr. Henson’s passion for the creativity of past generations is brought into public school classrooms and demonstrated through hands-on presentations of the historical […]

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