Arts Integration Resources

  • The Kennedy Center Arts Integration Conference
    • The Conference explores the “how” of arts integration, rooted in the Kennedy Center’s 40 years of experience in professional learning for teachers, and provides many strategies that can make arts integration a part of every teacher’s approach to teaching. This conference is appropriate for teachers, principals, school district administrators, and partnering arts organization staff and teaching artists.
  • Arts Integration…Online!
    • See the range of resources available in this collection; explore the what and why of arts integration; find out about the Kennedy Center’s arts integration program in schools; explore examples of arts integration practices; discover a range of Kennedy Center resources.
  • Changing Education through the Arts
    •  The CETA program offers ways to teach in, though, and about the arts. 
  • ArtsEdge
    • ArtsEdge features K-12 classroom resources (lessons, articles, media) designed to support engaging, inclusive, standards-based learning in the arts, and in critical subjects like science, history, and English Language Arts.
  • Seminars for Teaching Artists
    • The Kennedy Center offers five in-depth seminars as a professional service for teaching artists interested in improving their practice and leveraging the Kennedy Center’s educational approach.
  • Partners in Education
    • The Partners in Education assist arts organizations throughout the nation to develop or expand educational partnerships with their local school systems. The primary purpose of these partnerships is to provide professional learning in the arts for teachers.
  • Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child
    • Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child program assists communities in developing and implementing a plan for expanded arts education in their schools, ensuring access and equity for all students in grades K-8.
  • Turnaround Arts
    • Turnaround Arts is a school reform effort that transforms priority schools through the strategic use of the arts. We envision a world in which all students engage in a well-rounded education and exude confidence, critical thinking, and creativity as a result.
  • Office of VSA and Accessibility and The Arts and Special Education
    • VSA, the international organization on arts and disability, was founded more than 35 years ago by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to provide arts and education opportunities for people with disabilities and increase access to the arts for all.
  • STEAM
    • STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) education creates new opportunities for schools, districts and states to offer innovative learning experiences that allow students to think critically and creatively and solve real-world problems.
  • The Arts and School Choice
    • School choice can offer students new arts education opportunities and innovative pathways to explore their creativity. Within this new research focus area, AEP seeks to answer key questions about the relationships between the arts and school choice to support state education policymakers in better understanding the impact of school choice on arts education.