The NAEA National Convention is an annual event providing substantive professional services that include the advancement of knowledge in all sessions, events, and activities for the purpose of improving visual arts instruction in American schools.
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In 1984, the Council for Art Education, Inc. (CFAE) was created by The Art and Creative Materials Institute, Inc. (ACMI) to administer the national Youth Art Month program and to encourage funding for the program. The Council seeks the active cooperation and support of national organizations and institutions. The Council also seeks and has received monetary and in-kind contributions from individual art material manufacturers and distributors.
Youth Art Month (YAM) is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art and art education for all children and to encourage public support for quality art programs.
Since 1923, the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have recognized the vision, ingenuity, and talent of our nation's youth, and provided opportunities for creative teens to be celebrated. Each year, increasing numbers of teens participate in the program, and become a part of our community ? young artists and writers, filmmakers and photographers, poets and sculptors, along with countless educators who support and encourage the creative process.
Our mission is to provide all Minnesota students the opportunity to develop and integrate their artistic and academic abilities to their highest potential. We do this by teaching in and through the arts.
The Turnaround Arts initiative is a public-private partnership designed to narrow the achievement gap and improve student engagement through the arts. Minnesota is one of three states and three city school districts in the country chosen through a highly competitive national selection process to participate in the second phase of the program.
Wildlife Forever leads the nation in educating the public about the devastation caused by invasive species and recruiting to help prevent their spread. Our visionary conservation education programs for children include the State-Fish Art Contest, the Critter Books pocket guide series, and a 14-lesson CD-ROM Curriculum.
Wildlife Forever's State-Fish Art Contest is an amazingly successful conservation education program combining ART and WRITING to catch the imagination of students and SCIENCE to foster discovery of the natural world, increasing awareness of and respect for aquatic resources.
The American Art Therapy Association connects you to the important work of Art Therapists around the world who use the creative process to help people of all ages improve their health and emotional well-being. The Association represents more than 5,000 members around the world and in its 40 Chapters throughout the United States.