ADVOCACY INITIATIVES

ARTS ADVOCACY 101s

The Arts Advocacy 101 tutorials are dedicated to empowering students, families, educators, and the community to effectively advocate for arts programming in Maryland schools.

 

These tutorials are brought to you by AEMS in partnership with every day community leaders, local organizations, school administrators, and statewide collaborative agencies.

(SEASON 2 - Video released February 2022)

ARTS EDUCATION TOWNHALLS

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AEMS hosts several Arts Educator Townhalls during the school year to center the voices of public school arts educators and teaching artists statewide.

The information gathered is used to develop community reports and strategic plans for statewide arts education advocacy while protecting the identity of townhall participants. LEARN MORE...

SEASONAL ARTS EDUCATOR CELEBRATIONS

AEMS believes that arts education is a civil and human right and we take a holistic and dynamic approach to advocacy so that we are always centering the needs of our constituents. We advocate through policy and legislation, influencing decision makers, participating in special initiatives, and by sharing resources with community members to support them in their own advocacy journeys.

National Arts in our Schools Month
March 2022

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National Arts in Education Week
September 2022