AAEC 2018 Summer Arts Institutes

70 Educators Attended AAEC 2018 Summer Institutes
40 Educators Participated in In-service Programs

Bering Straits Working Weekend in Unalakleet

13 teachers worked with M.K. McNaughton
on Visual Arts for All Students


2018 Stepping it Up with the Arts Institute


20 teachers attended this four-day Mat-Su Academy

2018 Anchorage Arts are Exceptional Institute

25 teachers attended the four-day special-education focused Institute 

2018 Bethel Multicultural Arts Institute

24 Educators Attended this One-week Institute

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

Latest News from AAEC

Governor agrees: March is Alaska Arts Education Month!

March is National and Alaska's Art Education Month.  This month we celebrate the extremely important role the arts play in any student's education.  Throughout Alaska school districts will host student art show, student music performances, theatrical presentations,...

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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...

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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...

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