KSAAE Seeks to Hire Executive Director

Kansas Alliance for the Arts in Education (KSAAE) announces an opening for an Executive Director. Qualified candidates will have a positive approach to problem solving, utilize collaborative processes for decision making, and possess excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills. Applicants should have a background in the arts, arts or public administration, arts education, and/or education with demonstrated knowledge of how arts education policy

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Kansas A+ Pilot Program

The Kansas Alliance for Arts Education (KSAAE) and the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (KCAIC) would like to invite you to an information meeting on November 17th at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, or November 18th at City Arts Center in Wichita, from 4:30 – 6:00 pm, to learn about A+ Schools.  The event will provide information on an upcoming opportunity for two

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Arts, Science & Beyond: Moving STEM to STEAM – September 20

The KSAAE Third Annual Professional Development Conference and Business Meeting “Arts, Science & Beyond:  Moving from STEM to STEAM” was held on September 20.  The conference was held at the Smithsonian affiliated Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center in Hutchinson, Kansas.  Janet Ivey, Creator of Janet’s Planet and our Keynote Speaker, spent the day sharing her expertise and providing hands on experiences creating learning environments for teaching science

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Student Video Contest A Success!

Thank you to all the students who submitted entries for the video contest sponsored by the Kansas Alliance for Arts in Education.  Check out all of the video submissions on the KSAAE YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6O-7sFnt2dOjB_Rm6MfmMw/videos?flow=list&live_view=500&sort=dd&view=1.    The two videos which received the highest scores were as follows: 1st Place: “I Need Art” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLM1nSLIvCg submitted by Hannah Reynolds of Roosevelt Elementary School, McPherson,KS 2nd Place:  “Appreciation of

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Ten Thousand Villages Shopping Event

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The KSAAE is pleased to announce that on Sunday, December 15 from 1 – 5 pm, Ten Thousand Villages in Overland Park, will partner with the KSAAE for a holiday shopping event. Ten Thousand Villages is proud to be one of the oldest and largest fair trade organizations in the world and sells items from over 35 developing countries throughout Africa, Central and South

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Arts Education Video Contest

KSAAE is sponsoring a video contest on how the arts impact your life and education.  Use Your Imagination!  Turn in something incisive, inspiring, ingenious and incredible.  Students and supporters of Arts in Education are invited to participate and selected videos will be posted on the KSAAE You Tube Channel.  An iPad and a Flat Screen TV will be awarded to the top 2 student

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Professional Development Conference September 21

KSAAE sponsored its second annual professional development conference, “Common Core Takes Flight with Arts Integration” at Friends University in Wichita, KS. Dr. Mary Palmer is a respected national consultant on arts integration and was the invited keynote speaker for the day. Nationally known artist Stephen Johnson and Kansas Poet Laureate Wyatt Townley were presenters, along with Joyce Huser from the Kansas State Department of

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Arts Day at the Capitol

Arts Day at the Capitol is on February 28th!  Attendees can expect a full day of valuable information and events, including incredible entertainment provided by groups of young literary and performing arts students.  Kansas Citizens for the Arts is sponsoring this event. To register for the day’s events, go to http://www.kansasarts.org.  Don’t miss this important day to advocate for the arts and arts education, attended by

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Advocacy Training Session & Arts Day at the Capitol

A free arts advocacy training webinar is being offered to all interested individuals, on Saturday, February 16 at 9 a.m. KSAAE is hosting this event and has invited Henry Schwaller, President of Kansas Citizens for the Arts, to present skills and key points to assist those advocating for the arts and arts education to our legislators.  This session is being provided in preparation for

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Advocacy Events

Kansas Citizens for the Arts is hosting two arts advocacy events in which the Kansas Alliance for the Arts in Education is teaming with.  Please join us, and spread the word for all individuals involved in the arts, as well as everyone interested in the arts, to attend. Join us at the Legislative Breakfast being held on January 16th at 7:30 a.m. at the

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