A national network of more than 100 organizations dedicated to advancing arts education.

Revisit This Year’s Virtual Gathering!

This September, AEP welcomed more than 600 participants to the 2020 AEP Virtual Gathering. From presentation materials to session recordings, you can now explore the suite of free resources we’ve collected from our premier event.

The nation’s hub for research on the impact of arts education.

A database that provides the most current information on state policy areas related to K-12 arts education.

AEP’s biweekly newsletter that shares the latest news and information from partner organizations and the field.

Embracing an Enriched Literacy Approach in Quarantimes

Becky Bailey, founder of Conscious Discipline, says, “No significant learning can occur without significant relationships. Connection is the key.” Students need to connect to each other, to their teacher and to their motivation …

Integrating the Arts to Ensure All Students Can Engage in Learning

In our uncertain times, it is critical for all students to have access to arts education — provided by a highly qualified arts-teaching workforce — including classroom teachers, arts specialists, teaching artists, higher education faculty …

AEP Focuses on Leadership Capacity, Partnerships to Inform Arts Ed Policy

A major part of the Arts Education Partnership’s work in the past six months has been focused on its new strategic mission and engagement strategy. These documents articulate how AEP — including its 114 partner organizations — can add …

Dance Counts

For this Special Report, the Arts Education Partnership reviewed research studies identified within ArtsEdSearch — the national clearinghouse of arts education research — to explore the importance of dance in student learning and academic and personal growth.

Featured Resource

What School Leaders Can Do to Increase Arts Education 

This updated guide offers three concrete actions school leaders can take to increase the arts in education in their schools. Each action is supported by low- or no-cost strategies — outlined in this guide — that school leaders have used and found effective.

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