Connect with AEC

  • ACTIVATE Arts Learning Conference | Arts Ed Collaborative | October 10, 2022 | Save the date to reconvene in person with arts educators and advocates across SWPA!
  • artlook® SWPA | Arts Ed Collaborative Arts partners are invited to join the artlook® SWPA map year-round. New schools and districts are invited to join every fall.

Employment

  • Grant Writer | Sankofa Village | Sankofa Village is seeking a grant writer to support the director. Please direct inquiries to Shabaka Perkins at drumshabaka@yahoo.com
  • Part-Time Teacher Position | Assemble, rolling position. Interested applicants should submit a resume, 3 references including your most recent supervisor, copies of all required clearances, and a letter of interest to jobs@assemblepgh.org. This is a rolling position. No phone calls, please. Please send questions to jobs@assemblepgh.org. Those who self-identify as members of marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Arts Education Director | Attack Theatre | Attack Theatre seeks an experienced dance education professional and arts manager to lead thriving creative learning programs in schools, community spaces and the newly constructed Creative Learning Lab.
  • Propel Performing Arts Academy-High School Support Specialist | Propel Performing Arts Academy |The PPAAHS Support Specialist will provide direct academic support to scholars, function as a liaison between educators, families and PPAA leadership, support PPAA leadership, and transport scholars in a Propel vehicle.
  • Propel Performing Arts Academy-Middle School Support Specialist | Propel Performing Arts Academy | The PPAAMS Support Specialist will provide direct academic support to scholars, function as a liaison between educators, families and PPAA leadership, support PPAA leadership, and transport scholars in a Propel vehicle.
  • Music Teacher | Duquesne City School District | The Music Teacher is responsible for teaching music education to students in

    grades K – 8 and will help students grow their enjoyment, appreciation, and performance of music through a variety

    of planned music experiences which includes, but isn’t limited to, singing, moving to music, developing / interpreting

    musical compositions and instrument instruction.

Professional Learning

  • AEP 2022 Annual Convening | Arts Education Partnership | September 13-15, 2022 | Join AEP staff, partners, affiliates and other arts education stakeholders as we gather together for the first time in three years in Baltimore, MD! AEC plans to be there!
  • 24th NDEO National Conference | National Dance Education Organization, Oct. 29-31, 2022, Atlanta, GA
  • NAfME National Conference | National Association for Music Education | November 2-6, 2022 |The 2022 NAfME National Conference is the premier national event fostering and facilitating collaboration between music education practitioners, researchers, and program leaders across the spectrum of PreK-12 and higher education.
  • NAEA National Convention | The National Art Education Association | April 13-15, 2023 | This conference will be hosted in San Antonio, TX with more details to follow.

Funding

Year-Round

Advocacy

  • Direct Path Dance Teacher Certification | Pennsylvania Dance Education Organization | Help support proposed legislation pushing the Department of Education to move on Direct Path Dance Teacher Certification
  • National Arts in Education Week | Americans for the Arts, September 11-17, 2022
  • Power of Us Workforce Survey | Wallace Foundation | This survey seeks to understand the collective workforce of youth-serving professionals and volunteers, in order to lead to action, informing policy, practice, and further research to better support the workforce. Complete the survey here. Share the Power of Us Workforce Survey campaign with your networks, using this communications toolkit.

Student Experiences

  • Student Artist of the Month nominations | PAEA, nominations due on the 20th of each month
  • Free computers available | Computer Reach has a large inventory of computers available for free distribution and can bring a truckload of computers to a parking lot of your choosing. Contact Dave Sevick to make arrangements: dsevick@ComputerReach.org /724-779-0099