• Pittsburgh-Based Arts Ed Collaborative Joins the YA Network as Western Pennsylvania Affiliate

  • Announcing Conference Presenters & Sessions for 'Arts from the Start: An Exploration of Early Learning'

  • Announcing YA Week 2020! Join the Celebration of Arts-In-Education, April 5-18

  • Work With Us! We're Seeking Two New Team Members

Newsfeed February 23, 2020
Get Involved
An annual advocacy and awareness initiative first championed by Conductor Leonard Bernstein in 1971, YA Week has grown into a two-week celebration of arts-in-education observed each spring by the YA network, leaders in the field, and individual champions around the country. Organizations and individual advocates alike are encouraged to participate in YA Week by addressing local leaders about the importance of arts-in-education, and by showing support on social media using #YAweek.
The Network
We are proud to announce the addition of our newest affiliate, Pittsburgh-based Arts Ed Collaborative. Arts Ed Collaborative has been partnering with educators to unlock the transformative power of the arts in Southwestern Pennsylvania since 1998. The organization provides professional learning programs for individual arts educators, works with school districts to strengthen K–12 arts programs, provides evaluation and consulting services, and organizes regional convenings that highlight innovative practices in arts education.
Why Arts?
Young Audiences Arts for Learning's 2020 National Conference will bring thought leaders from across the YA Network and the arts-in-education field to New Orleans to explore the intersection of early learning and the arts. Register today!
Why Arts?
In its first major grant announcement of fiscal year 2020, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has named the recipients of federal funding for arts projects. Included in the NEA’s announcement are three Young Audiences affiliates, who received...
YA Arts for Learning
The National Office of Young Audiences Arts for Learning (YA) is looking for two new staff members to join our New York City-based team! We are currently seeking candidates for the following two positions: Director of Strategic Partnerships &...

Recent Studies Affirm the Positive Impacts of Arts-in-Education

In celebration of YA Week, a congressionally designated arts advocacy initiative, we are pleased to spotlight two new studies, which affirm that access and exposure to the arts not only boost students’ academic performance, but also strengthen their social and emotional development.According to research carried out in Houston-area and Baltimore City schools, and involving programs of Young Audiences of Houston and Young Audiences of Maryland, respectively, the measurable be

National Residency Teaching Artist Credential

Young Audiences Arts for Learning’s National Residency Teaching Artist Credential (TAC) articulates what effective, high quality teaching artistry looks like in K-12 school-based residencies, and formally endorses exceptional teaching artists who embody excellence in four competency areas: Artistry, Instruction, Planning & Preparation, and Community.

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YA Network - Departures

Please use the form below to let us know about colleagues who are no longer with your organization. To add a new colleague or upate title or contact information, visit www.ya.org/updates.

YA Network - Personnel Changes

Please use this form to let us know about any changes to your YA Affiliate staff, including the addition of new colleagues, or changes in title, contact info, or function. To notify us about a colleague who is no longer with your organization, please visit www.ya.org/departures. Thank you!

Atlanta-Based ArtsNow to Become New Affiliate of Young Audiences Arts for Learning

Young Audiences Arts for Learning is proud to announce the addition of its newest affiliate, Atlanta-based ArtsNow.

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