What We Do

 

The most important work of KSAAE is to demonstrate the valuable role that arts education provides to improve student learning and promote civilized exchanges.

We believe the innate creativity of all children needs nurturing throughout their youth. We believe teachers need access to ideas and tools to help nurture the creativity in the children they teach as well as nurture their personal creativity. Our emphasis as an organization is to provide access to creativity tools, techniques and ideas for teachers to help them personally and professionally, as well as advocate at the state and federal level for financial and policy support for arts in education in the State of Kansas.

Join Us

KSAAE invites our members to empower themselves and their students by exposing them to the magic of arts integrated learning experiences and opportunities in and with a variety of innovative ideas. Generated by arts related professionals, educators and students. Shared by all, celebrating the unique creativity of each individual. Our consortium provides an extensive network to collaborate withand encourages individuals to share their skills, knowledge and provide leadership to elevate their understanding and strengthen the skills of all its members. Simply put: Arts advocacy in action, not merely in words. Creative problem solving in collaboration with and for all stakeholders, including community members and mentors.

 

Calling all Pratt educators!

Whether you are a school teacher, a teacher in your community, a non-traditional teacher, or somewhere in-between. We’re inviting YOU to join our Environmental Education Experience.
 
Join Molly Nevius – Spencer Museum of Art, Betsy Franco Feeney – New York-based author and illustrator, and Jessica Sadler – Oregon Trails Middle School Science Teacher, to dive into the secret life of diatoms!

This FREE virtual workshop will open your eyes to how mosaic-like diatom algae are used in everyday life. Nature and art mimic each other down to microscopic scales and we are inviting YOU to take a closer look.

The first 30 educators to sign up receive a $25 stipend and a large packet of supplies, books, and materials for the workshop.

Click the link to sign up today! https://forms.gle/qgbDeZioVoZteS7m8

 

Looking for COVID-19 Resources?

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Here are the results of our 2020 Continuous Arts Learning through Times of Change in the World of Education Survey .

View this video from Americans for the Arts:

 

Dennis Hodges shares tips for effectively working from home:

Some resources from Diosselyn Tot:



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