• More than 130 arts administrators, educators, practitioners, and associations leaders have joined together to develop the strategies, plans, and solutions needed for arts instruction to be delivered to students in a way that addresses, first and foremost, the necessary health, safety, and well-being considerations for students, faculty and staff: September Ready: Fall 2020 Guidance for Arts Education
  • 2020 New Jersey Student Learning Standard for Visual and Performing Arts (NJSLS-VPA) by the New Jersey State Board of Education, heightened attention is now being given by key stakeholders to the positive impact arts education has on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) among public-school students: New Jersey First in Nation to Provide Educators with Social and Emotional Framework tied to Arts Education
  • The 2020 New Jersey Student Learning Standard for Visual and Performing Arts (NJSLS-VPA), adopted by The New Jersey State Board of Education on June 3, outlines what students must be taught in the arts and sets the foundation upon which school districts craft instruction: NJ Student Learning Standards for Visual and Performing Arts Overhauled to Refine How Arts are Taught in Schools
  • The New Jersey Arts Integration Think and Do Workbook was created by New Jersey arts integration practitioners to guide teacher practitioners and teaching artists with tools and strategies to support the development of a robust arts integration practice. We harvested best practices from thought-leaders championing the arts integration movement across the state and nationally. The Workbook is a user- friendly companion piece to the New Jersey Arts Integration User Guide, a checklist that you may also want to use to advance your arts integration work: Newly Revised Arts Integration Think and Do Workbook Released!
  • This document shares wellness and healing-centered school reopening recommendations. We share guidance for the first month of reopening and approaches and practices for the entire school year to center wellness and healing through a culturally responsive-sustaining lens. We encourage this new normal for all schools moving forward. Humanizing the School Reopening Process Wellness & Healing-Centered Reopening recommendation