Every two years, Arizona’s teaching artists, educators, arts administrators and arts education advocates gather to explore key areas and trends in education and the significant role arts educators play in the academic, social and personal success of students. The Joint Arts Education Conference is a co-presentation of the Arizona Commission on the Arts and the Arizona Department of Education.


Subtitled “Mapping the Future,” the 2014 Joint Arts Education Conference provided attendees with tools and resources to chart a course for success in their schools and communities.The conference convened at the Phoenix Art Museum on Monday, October 20, 2014, and attracted over 170 attendees, including arts educators, school administrators, teaching artists, and arts learning professionals from across the state.

Partners

Arizona Commission on the Arts

Arizona Department of Education

Conference Host

Phoenix Art Museum

Morning Forum Organizers

Arizona Citizens for the Arts

keynote Speakers

John Abodeely, Deputy Director of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities

Mary Leuhrsen, Executive Director of The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation

Arts Education Forum Panelists

Rusty Foley, Executive Director, Arizona Citizens for the Arts

Jacky Alling, Chief Philanthropic Services Officer, Arizona Community Foundation

Todd Sanders, President & CEO, Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Steven Tepper, Dean of Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University

Breakout Session Presenters

Korbi Adams, Education Outreach Specialist, Childsplay

Robert Benson, Principal, Foothills Fine Arts Academy, Peoria Unified School District

Kathryn Blake, Education Director, Phoenix Art Museum

Janet Blum, Scottsdale Unified School District

Joshua Borths, Education Manager, Arizona Opera

Noel D’Avy, The Rag Collection

Paul Fisher, Executive Director, Arts Integration Solutions

Jessica Flowers, Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona

Rome Hamner, Tucson Unified School District

Thom Lewis, Tucson Unified School District

Lynn Monson, Arizona Dance Education Organization

Flora Perez, Avondale Elementary School District & Guylene Ozlanski, Goodyear Arts and Culture Commission

Yating Tang, Director of Program Evaluation, Arizona Department of Education

Kim Willey, Free Arts for Abused Children of Arizona

 


2014 Arizona Arts Education Data Report
Conference Program and Presenter Bios
Facets of Arts Education Leadership
Breakout Session PowerPoints and Handouts

2014 Arizona Arts Education Data Report


AAERI2014SummaryArts Education in Arizona Public Schools for the 2012/2013 School Year:
An Analysis of the Arizona Highly Qualified Teachers Database

This summary publication, prepared by Quadrant Research and released at the 2014 Joint Arts Education Conference, provides some comparison data on how arts education access has changed between 2009 and 2013 through an analysis of the arts teacher assignments in the 2012/2013 Highly Qualified Teachers database.

Learn more: http://www.azarts.gov/arts-learning/arizona-arts-education-research-institute/

Review the data in an interactive online format: http://www.azarts.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/CensusData/home.html

Conference Program and Presenter Bios

Conference Program

Arts Education Forum Panelists

Session Presenter Bios

Facets of Arts Education Leadership

Facets of Arts Education Leadership Scorecard


Breakout Session PowerPoints and Handouts

Can the Arts Turnaround Struggling Schools?

Close Reading in the Performing Arts: Music and Story

Effective Program Evaluation for Arts Learning Partnerships

Embody Learning: At the Intersection of Art, Curriculum and Creativity

First Glance: DRAFT Arizona Arts Standards

Practical Advocacy: Building Support for Arts Education in the Core Curriculum

Teacher Evaluation and Student Assessment

Coming soon.