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 with any questions.

In chronological order the Institutes are:

Sustaining Best Practices through Arts Integration, SAMS (Summer Academy at Mat-su), May 22-25, 2 credits.


  • Donna Breeden, Theatre and Storytelling
  • Nita Rearden:  Alaska Cultural Arts
  • Allison LIttle:  Visual Arts

Arts are Exceptional:  Arts for Elementary and Special Education, Anchorage Summer Academy, May 29-June 1, 2 credits.


  • Kelley DeCleene, Special Education and the Arts
  • Lorrie Heagy, Music and Movement for all
  • Debbie Piper, Visual Art and reading

Bethel Multicultural Arts Institute, Bethel, Alaska, July 30-Aug 3, 3 credits.


  • Helen Mongan-Rallis, Multicultural Education
  • Jan Abramowitz, Movement
  • Nathan Shafer, Media Arts