Arts Education Professional Development


Arts education offers many connections to resources for professional development offered through universities, school districts, arts companies and organizations of arts professionals. We highlight links to toolkits, lesson plans, curriculum development and funding to help you strengthen your school arts programs.

Click HERE to access “Arts Education for America’s Students: A Shared Endeavor,” a joint statement that asserts the importance of high-quality arts education. The statement urges public policy leaders to provide a systemic and rigorous arts education for all students by leveraging the expertise and experience of multiple partners, including certified arts educators, certified non-arts educators and community arts providers.

Professional Development Calendar

To find professional development opportunities happening across the state for educators, access the Art Works for Kids statewide professional development workshops calendar.


Jean Tokuda Irwin
Arts Education Manager

Justin Ivie
Arts Education Coordinator