AAEC 2017 Summer Arts Institutes

and other AAEC Sponsored Events 2017-2018!

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Sitka Basic Arts Institute 2017

21 teachers attended the invigorating
two-week institute


Juneau Basic and Beyond 2017

16 teachers attended the two-week
Juneau Basic and Beyond Institute

Anchorage Arts are Exceptional Institute 2017

26 teachers attended the one-week special-education focused Institute 

AAEC Annual Board Retreat

The  AAEC Board met in Wasilla for the 2017 Fall Retreat

Administrators Academy - Juneau - 2017

Over 40 School Administrators met in Juneau in September 2017.

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. Our mission is to advance teaching and learning in and through the arts across Alaska by:


  • Prepares and supports educators to teach the arts across the curriculum

  • Promotes the awareness of the importance of teaching and learning in and through the arts

  • Expands the opportunities to fulfill its mission through meaningful and ongoing relationships with partners,grantors, donors and alumni

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Latest News from AAEC

2018 Arts Institutes…registration opens soon

This year AAEC will be holding 3 Arts Institutes.  More specific information will be posted soon and registration will open in the next week. Please contact Barbara Short at barbshort@gmail.com with any questions. In chronological order the Institutes are: Sustaining... read more
AAEC Board member teaches doll-making workshop in Igiugig

AAEC Board member teaches doll-making workshop in Igiugig

In mid November AAEC Board Member Nita Rearden taught a 3-day dollmaking workshop in Igiugig.  Below is her writing and above is a photo of attendee Christina Salmon-Bringhurst with her daughter Erika Yaquelek. Native Art—A Foundation of Cultural Values and Learning... read more
2017 Administrators Art Academy

2017 Administrators Art Academy

During the month of September, AAEC hosted an Administrators Arts Academy in Juneau.  The event was funded through a Title II A grant from DEED, awarded to BSSD on behalf of the New Visions Network.  Districts within the network, supported by the Alaska State Council... read more


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