Every March, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction celebrates the importance of quality arts programs for students. Art and music are defined as core subjects in Wisconsin’s definition of a well-rounded education, and join both dance and theatre in the definition of a well-rounded education in the Every Student Succeeds Act. This month, take the time to think about how the arts support young dancers, musicians, actors, artists, and artistic technicians in Wisconsin schools.
This year, State Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor issued four proclamations to share with schools and around the state in honor of arts education:
Schools across Wisconsin and the nation schedule events to showcase student work and often provide social media news. You can learn more about specific school events and activities through several organizations including:
For continued learning, consider attending an upcoming Arts Ed PD session.
Thank you to all who work in arts education.
Subscriber Submission: DPI Arts and Creativity Education Consultant, Julie Palkowski