Sitka 2015

32 Educators attended the Arts, Culture and Technology (ACT) Institute for week

Juneau 2015

30 Educators attended the two week Basic Arts Institute 

Bethel 2015

26 Educators attended the one week Yup’ik Arts Institute

About AAEC

The Alaska Arts Education Consortium (AAEC) is an affiliation of school districts, organizations and individuals committed to preparing and supporting educators so that they can teach the arts across the curriculum. AAEC is a member of the Kennedy Center Arts Education Alliance. Our mission is to promote high achievement for all Alaskan students in and through the arts by:


  • Creating and sustaining communication networks
  • Initiating and strengthening community partnerships
  • Preparing and supporting educators through professional development.
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A history of AAEC

Interested in a year by year history of AAEC, download this:   A Short History of AAEC (31 downloads) read more

2016 District Membership

AAEC is offering district memberships for the 2015-2016 school year. Your timely renewal ensures priority space and discounted fees in upcoming professional development opportunities for teachers and administrators, up to date news and research, in-service support, and recognition and awards for outstanding leaders in arts education.

We would be proud to have you join other districts. Together we will continue to advance the mission of “promoting learning in and through the arts for all Alaskan students.” Please update your district membership today.

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Teachers Leader for 2016

Teachers Leader for 2016

 2016 Arts Institutes–Interested in being a Teacher Leader The Alaska Arts Education Consortium welcomes applications for Art Teacher Leaders to instruct at one of our 2016 summer art learning opportunities for K-12 teachers.  We are still determining what... read more

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