2019 Summer Arts Institutes
Ketchikan 'Amplifying Stories through Arts and Culture' Institute
2019 AAEC Kodiak Multicultural Arts Institute
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Every year AAEC solicits nominations from across Alaska to honor ‘Alaska’s Champions of Arts in Education’ in four categories. There were many nominees this year and they are all worthy, but there are only four categories. This year’s honorees are Ginger Crockett, Sally Grimsrud, Lake Argus Siner, and Miah Lager.
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,...
AAEC annually honors individuals as Champions of Arts in Education. We believes these Champions carry the torch for arts education through high-caliber instruction, arts support, and ongoing arts promotion and support our mission “to promote learning in and through the arts for all Alaska students.”
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...
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...
During the summer of 2017 AAEC held three Arts Institutes with over 70 teachers attending either for 1 or 2 weeks!
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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