Connect with AEC

  • Leadership Academy 2022 | Arts Ed Collaborative, applications open until May 16, 2022. |  10-month professional learning program for arts educators across disciplines with a focus on culturally responsive arts ed, action planning, and leadership. Learn. Lead. Make change! For more information, please click here.
  • 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.


  • Grant Writer | Sankofa Village | Sankofa Village is seeking a grant writer to support the director. Please direct inquiries to Shabaka Perkins at
  • Project Manager Consultant | Arts Ed Collaborative, March 1 – October 14, 2022 | Arts Ed Collaborative is hiring a project manager consultant to support planning our 10/10/22 Arts Ed conference. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to Anqwenique Kinsel at
  • Temporary Educator Positions, Summer Camp | Carnegie Museum of Art | CMOA is hiring for temporary Educator positions to round out our summer camp teaching team. Apply for the Summer Camp Instructor and Summer Camp Teaching Assistant roles.
  • Temporary Support Staff Positions, Summer Camp | Carnegie Museum of Art & Carnegie Museum of Natural History |
    CMOA and CMNH are jointly hiring temporary support staff to help facilitate the running of summer camps. Apply for the Camp Operations Supervisor, Camp Operations Assistant (Afternoon), and Camp Operations Assistant (Morning) positions.
  • Camp Activity Provider |Woodland Hills School District | July 5, 2022 – August 5, 2022 |Please send work proposals to Tamika McGee at if interested.  
  • Manager of Early Childhood Programs | The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Those interested can send cover letters and résumés to:  Director of Human Resources, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or 
  • 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 This is a rolling position. No phone calls, please. Please send questions to  Those who self-identify as members of marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Executive Director (remote position) | Arts Administrators of Color | The Arts Administrators of Color Network (AAC) is seeking a seasoned nonprofit professional with a connection to the arts and a background mobilizing communities of the global majority.


Professional Learning 

  • Pittsburgh FAB Institute 2022 | The Pittsburgh FAB Institute | June 13-16, 2022 | The Pittsburgh FAB Institute is open to all teachers who want to learn about digital fabrication, including ANY elementary or secondary teacher or administrator who wants to create a makerspace or incorporate making and project-based learning into their classroom!
  • International Thespian Festival | Educational Theatre Association, June 20-24, 2022, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 
  • National Theatre Education Conference  | American Alliance for Theatre & Education | July 28- 31, 2022 | American Alliance for Theatre & Education is hosting its upcoming 35th annual (and first-ever hybrid) conference Arriba el Telón (Raise the Curtain)
  • 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. 





  • 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 
  • International Arts Education Week | World Arts Education Alliance, May 23-29, 2022
  • 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 
  • Teen DJ Training Classes | 25 Carrick Ave Project / The Andy Warhol Museum | Teens will be paid a stipend for their time and will DJ multiple events at the Warhol Museum. For more info email or 
  • Audio Basics Course | 25 Carrick Ave Project / Tech 25 | This is an introductory course for students interested in live event production and studio recording. Class sizes are limited to 8 students per month, but new sessions start each month.
  • The Alloy School Spring 2022 Session | Through The Alloy School’s non-competitive environment, youth, adults, and families of all experience levels can embrace the joy of dance movement while developing body awareness, coordination, and esteem. The Alloy School Spring 2022 session spans 8-weeks of Saturdays at KST’s Alloy Studios from February 12 – April 2 with a public showcase and celebratory Let’s Move! Family Dance Party on April 9. Each Saturday from 10:00am to 1:00pm, expert teaching artists guide six 50-minutes classes in KST’s two dance studios that cater to participants from toddlers to elders in an engaging atmosphere. Every 8 week session is taught by professional artists and designed to teach you new moves and give you insight into the cultural roots of these different styles! The whole family can enjoy The Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Jazz Ballet. Classes are conducted with a casual atmosphere with no formal dress code. Bring your whole self–we can’t wait to welcome you to The Alloy School community! Registration for the full 8-week session is encouraged, though participants are also welcome to drop in for classes throughout. Tickets start at $12.50. Please visit or contact for more information. KST’s Alloy Studios are located at 5530 Penn Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15206. Let’s move!
    • Creative Play: Stars and Stories (ages 6 & under) | 10:00am – 10:50am
    • Jazz Ballet (ages 7-12) | 10:00am – 10:50am
    • Hip Hop (all ages) | 11:00am – 11:50am
    • West African (all ages) | 11:00am – 11:50am
    • Capoeira (ages 12+)| 12:00pm – 12:50pm
    • DanceFit (ages 18+) | 12:00pm – 12:50pm