Task Force Updates - July 2016:
Recommendation A: COMAR Revision - The revision process has been moved to late fall/early winter 2016 presentation to the State Board of Education.
- Recommendation B: Fine Arts Data Collection - The MSDE P-12 Longitudinal Data System released fine arts data from all 24 school systems for 2012, 2013 and 2014 school years. It is now posted on the MSDE Fine Arts webpage, which can be accessed here.
- Recommendation D: Revise MSDE Fine Arts Standards - MSDE fine arts standards have been revised to align with the National Core Arts Standards in Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts. The new standards can be accessed here.
- Recommendation I: Professional Development - The new Maryland Artistry in Teaching Institute (MATI) took place in four regional locations around Maryland in Summer 2016. For the first time, tracks for both arts educators and arts integrations educators were offered. More information about MATI can be found here.