2016 Summer Arts Institutes

Register Now for one of this Summer’s 7 Arts Institutes!

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Sitka 2015

32 Educators attended the Arts, Culture and Technology (ACT) Institute for week

Juneau 2015

30 Educators attended the two week Basic Arts Institute 

Bethel 2015

26 Educators attended the one week Yup’ik Arts Institute

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. AAEC is a member of the Kennedy Center Arts Education Alliance. Our mission is to promote high achievement for all Alaskan students in and through the arts by:

  • Creating and sustaining communication networks
  • Initiating and strengthening community partnerships
  • Preparing and supporting educators through professional development.
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Latest News from AAEC

2016 Summer Arts Institutes Open for Registration

AAEC announces it plans to host seven (7) Arts Institutes during the summer of 2016. Teachers will have the opportunity to attend in-depth art education trainings that span Alaska and cover a number of topics and cultures. Registration is now open for all Institutes.... read more

Proposed Art Content Standards: Give Feedback Now

The Alaska Arts Education Consortium headed up an effort last year to rewrite the Art Content Standards.  A diverse committee from throughout Alaska worked long and hard to redesign these standards. The new proposed Art Standards have been presented to the State Board... read more
Champions for the Arts in Education…nominate soon.

Champions for the Arts in Education…nominate soon.

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.”

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A history of AAEC

Interested in a year by year history of AAEC, download this:   A Short History of AAEC (67 downloads) read more

2016 District Membership

AAEC is offering district memberships for the 2015-2016 school year. Your timely renewal ensures priority space and discounted fees in upcoming professional development opportunities for teachers and administrators, up to date news and research, in-service support, and recognition and awards for outstanding leaders in arts education.

We would be proud to have you join other districts. Together we will continue to advance the mission of “promoting learning in and through the arts for all Alaskan students.” Please update your district membership today.

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Summer Institutes

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Support for AAEC

Alaska State Council on the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
Kennedy Center VSA
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