Arts In Education National Program

84.351F

Discretionary/Competitive Grants

Arts in Education National Program

Overview

This program supports national-level, high-quality arts education projects and services for children and youth, with special emphasis on serving students from low-income families and students with disabilities.

Types of Projects

This program supports high-quality arts education projects that must:

  • Support community and national outreach activities that strengthen and expand partnerships among schools, local educational agencies (LEAs), communities, or centers for the arts, including national centers for the arts.
  • Implement, or expand, initiatives in arts education and arts integration.
  • Have a special emphasis on serving children from low-income families and children with disabilities.

The following activities and services can be supported through the Arts in Education National Program (AENP):

  • Professional development for pre-kindergarten-through-grade-12 educators, including special educators and arts educators.
  • Development and dissemination of instructional materials, including online resources, in multiple arts disciplines for educators.
  • Arts-based and arts-integrated curriculum and educational programming in music, dance, theater, media arts, and visual arts, including folk arts, for pre-kindergarten-through-grade-12 students and arts educators.
  • Community and national outreach activities that strengthen and expand partnerships among schools, school districts, communities and centers of the arts throughout the country.
  • Other high-quality arts projects for children and youth, with special emphasis on serving children from low-income families and children with disabilities.

Contact Information

  • Bonnie Carter
    Arts In Education National Program
    U.S. Department of Education, OESE
    400 Maryland Ave., SW
    Washington, DC 20202

Arts In Education National Program