Art education for children had all but disappeared from most American schools. Art education helps teach children to be creative, which then helps them learn to come up with creative solutions to problems given to them in other classes. If it isn’t too late, then we must begin to rebuild our values and education system. Meanwhile, experts advise not waiting for school programs to expose your kids to the arts.
Dance, music, theater and the visual arts are all of equal importance and kids should be introduced to all four in early childhood. We are a nationally recognized arts education institution, selected by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities to participate in the Turnaround Arts initiative, a national program targeting student achievement through the arts.
In the Arts in Education (AIE) Program, you will learn how to harness the extraordinary power of the arts to raise educational outcomes for learners and enrich overall quality of life for communities. I guess it is just the mentality that as Science students they are more open for more options in terms of career, and Arts students are in general only having limited choices.
Listed below are some education and training options in the fields of theatre, drama, performing arts and acting. This program is designed to give the student a strong foundation in the arts while understanding the role of the artist/educator. But now that we’re past that phase of development, we’re ready for liberal arts.
The Arts Leading the Way to Student Success: A 2020 Action Agenda for the Arts in Education (2015) This action agenda will serve as the blueprint for the collective work of the Arts Education Partnership for the next five years. Interdisciplinary arts experiences promote an artistically literate society and stronger understanding of oneself.