NASAA Notes: May 2012


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May 17, 2012

Delaware: Promoting the Value of Arts Education

Carla Markell, First Lady of DelawareThe Delaware Division of the Arts (DDA) celebrated its state Arts in Education Month by creating a series of videos promoting the value of arts education. The Excellence in Arts Education videosfeatured a series of outstanding arts education programs in schools, cultural venues and community centers around the state. These signature programs demonstrate the short- and long-term impact that the arts have on student learning and preparation for the 21st century work force for many different populations, including youth at risk and students with disabilities. A video introduction by Delaware First Lady Carla Markell accompanies the collection of six videos on learning programs in the visual and performing arts. For more information, contact DDA Arts in Education Program Manager Sheila Dean Ross.