Tools and Resources

These online resources support the needs of educators, community stakeholders and policy makers by providing centralized access to the tools and information necessary to achieve sequential K-12 arts education.

Programs for Students
Search local community arts programs for field trips, performances, residencies, and workshops; all standards-based, high quality, and available during the school day.
Programs for Educators
Find high quality arts education professional development for K-12 teachers, teaching artists and administrators.  Search this directory by art form, content focus or delivery approach. Application for listing new programs will open August 23.  Submission deadline is October 3, 2012.
Designing a Learning Community
Learn strategies for building and supporting an arts learning community in this handbook for K-12 professional development designers.  Explore national best practices from 50 model programs.
Funding
Explore the latest funding opportunities for teachers, artistic, school districts, and nonprofit organizations. Grants and scholarships can be searched by local, state, and national opportunities.
Research & Evaluation
Find the latest research and evaluation strategies addressing the impact of the arts on learning.
Models & Materials
Explore tools for strategic planning, curriculum development, and evaluation. Find arts education policies and plans from school districts participating in Arts for All.  Now with over 200 resources!