Theatre Educator Resources for Classrooms and Advocacy

Americans for the Arts has produced a new suite of tools to help you build, craft, and present effective messages to educational leaders in order to affect change in local communities. The ENCOURAGE CREATIVITY tool kit is designed to complement the Arts Education Navigator e-book series, and includes advocate tools to learn strategies for making change, compelling videos to use in advocacy presentations, and quizzes to learn the robust facts & figures to present.

Go ahead now. Speak up in support of arts education to your local or state school board, principal or state superintendent., Be sure to check out to get the tools and resources needed to be the best advocate possible.


NSAS Performance Standards as Bench Mark Levels
National Core Arts Standards Crosswalk
NYS Learning Standards – Theatre


Content for the Classroom Advocacy for the Arts
Arts Edge Logo  Arts Edge artsUSA Logo  ArtsUSA – Americans for the Arts
Arts Education Partnership  Arts Education Partnership ArtsEdSearchLogo  ArtsEdSearch
TANYS Logo  Theatre Association of New York State Arts Education Partnership  Arts Education Partnership
EdTA logo  Educational Theatre Association NYSAAELogo  NYSAAE – New York State Alliance for Arts Education
NYS Dance Logo  New York State Dance Education Association PCAH Logo  President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities
NAfME Logo  National Association for Music Education ATA Logo
NYSSMA Logo  NYSSMA – New York State School Music Association vh1 Logo  VH1 Save the Music Foundation
COMTEP Logo  COMTEP – New York State Council of Music Teacher Education Programs
NYSMTA Logo  New York State Music Teachers Association
NYASTA Logo  New York American String Teachers Association
NYSCAME Logo  New York State Council of Administrators of Music Education
Percussive Arts Logo  Percussive Arts Society

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