Search 2008 NASAA Notes Issues

October
2008

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Utah: Beverly Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program

In 2008, the Utah State Legislature funded the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program, a new public/private arts education initiative that allocates funds to hire arts specialists for Utah schools. Administered by the Utah Arts…

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Oklahoma: Leadership Arts

Leadership Arts is a new initiative designed to foster a strong statewide network of community arts leaders and advocates across Oklahoma. Built on active learning principles, Leadership Arts is a four month leadership program that…

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New Hampshire: Prescribing the Arts

As part of their ongoing Arts in Health Care initiative, the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts has released a new 11-minute DVD documenting artist residency programs for patients and staff in New Hampshire…

Legislative Update

Legislative Update

Congress Prepares Omnibus Funding Bill for 2009 Spending With the start of the 2009 fiscal year looming at the end of September and the date for adjournment of the current legislative session not far behind…

November
2008

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Vermont: The Art of Action: Shaping Vermont's Future through Art

The Art of Action: Shaping Vermont’s Future through Art is the result of a partnership between the Vermont Arts Council and entrepreneur/philanthropist Lyman Orton. Building on the research conducted by the Council on the Future…

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Ohio: Focusing the Light: The Art and Practice of Planning

In fall 2008, the Ohio Arts Council released Focusing the Light: The Art and Practice of Planning. The seven-volume series is comprised of texts that provide strategies, tips and techniques for successful planning, advocacy and…

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North Carolina: Museums in a Minute

Art museums are integral gathering places for the citizens of and visitors to all regions of North Carolina. To highlight the state’s excellent museums, the North Carolina Arts Council has launched the Museums in a…

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Maryland: Imagine Maryland Strategic Plan

In spring 2008, the Maryland State Arts Council launched Imagine Maryland, a broad-based strategic planning process to guide its work in the coming years. As part of the process, the Maryland Department of Business and…

May
2008

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Legislative Update

Legislative Update

House Authorizing Panel Hears NEA Chair While Congress has no apparent plans to pass legislation this year to renew the authorizing statute for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)—whose funding authority technically expired in…

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: I am designing a survey. Where can I find examples of other surveys or questions? Answer: NASAA has examples of surveys states have used for planning, election campaigns, customer service and more! Sample questions…

Executive Director's Column

Executive Director's Column

Dick Deasy, founding director of the Arts Education Partnership (AEP), has announced he will retire later this year after 13 years of exemplary leadership firmly establishing the primary forum for advancing arts education in the…

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

What to Consider when Advocating for Artist Space Development The Urban Institute recently released two reports about the development of artist spaces. Artist Space Development: Making the Case and Artist Space Development: Financing were commissioned…

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