The arts can support you during these times…

The Alaska Arts Education Consortium is a non-profit organization that represents and serves  Alaskan students and teachers to experience the arts as part of their education.  Our commitment to arts education can take many forms, and now—during these stressful times...
2020 AAEC Arts & Culture Institutes Open for Registration

2020 AAEC Arts & Culture Institutes Open for Registration

NOTE:  AAEC is continuing to proceed with planning the below Arts Institutes until which time they must be cancelled.  If that happens, all registrants will be notified and any funds paid will be refunded. During the summer of 2020, AAEC is offering 4 diverse arts and...

March is Alaska Arts Education Month…make the most of it!!

Alaska’s Commissioner of Education Dr. Michael Johnson has issued a proclamation making March Alaska’s Arts Education Month.  We hope to celebrate the arts every day, week and month but March showcases our collective efforts. Please download and post this...
2019 AAEC Annual Board Retreat

2019 AAEC Annual Board Retreat

The Board of Directors of the Alaska Arts Education Consortium met in Anchorage on October 4th and 5th for annual planning session.  Much was accomplished in our short annual meeting at the BP Energy Center (thank you) . Watch for AAEC opportunities soon.

2019 Champions of Arts in Education…Congratulations!

The annual AAEC Champions of Arts in Education Award honors individuals and organizations from around the state, whose efforts in teaching and supporting the arts across the curriculum ensure that all of Alaska’s students learn in and through the arts.  This year’s honorees are Claire Scott, Linnus Danner, Sharon Clavette, and Angie Chervenak.

AAEC Board Member receives Governor’s Arts and Humanities Award

Nita Yurrliq Rearden, longtime AAEC Board Member and advocate for arts education, received the 2019 Governor’s Arts and Humanities Award for Arts Education on February 7th. The Governor’s Arts and Humanities Awards is an annual partnership between the...

AAEC Board of Directors meets in Wasilla

                    For the second year the AAEC Board is meeting at an Airbnb house in Wasilla.  This retreat is the only time in 12 months that the board gets to meet face-to-face.  We welcome new members, review our...
AAEC Board members attend Statewide Conference

AAEC Board members attend Statewide Conference

The Alaska State Council on the Arts recently held the 2018 Alaska Arts Convergence conference in Fairbanks.  Five members of the Alaska Arts Education Consortium board attended the Interconnect Conference as pictured below.  AAEC has been a leader in actively...

AAEC 2018 Summer Arts Institutes

During this past summer, AAEC worked with three school districts to host Arts Institutes: In chronological order: • Mat-su “Steppin it up with the Arts” Institute.  Lead by Donna Breeden, Allison Little and Nita Rearden the 20 participants studied drama,...