Network Initiatives

Congratulations to our friends at SEADAE (State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education) on the publication of their much-anticipated White Paper, STEAM and the Role of the Arts in STEM. The paper advocates for the inclusion of the arts with other STEM subjects as part of a well-rounded education, championing equitable access to arts instruction across the country.
As a member of the Title IV-A Coalition, we offer the following response to the House’s FY 2020 LHHS-Ed appropriations bill, which includes $1.32 billion for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grant program, authorized under Title IV, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Chicago Arts Partnership in Education (CAPE), Young Audiences Arts for Learning's Chicago-based affiliate, was recently awarded US$2.3 million by the US Department of Education, in the form of an Assistance for Arts Education Development and Dissemination (AAEDD) grant. The award will fund a four-year program called STEAM Ahead. CAPE will partner with the Park Forest-Chicago Heights School
Today, June 19, is National Summer Learning Day! Just because school’s out doesn’t mean the learning stops, especially at Young Audiences Arts for Learning. The First Lady is excited about these next few months, and so are we. The summer is an important time for kids to try new things, catch up on skills, and spend time creating and exploring.
The fifth annual Houston Arts Partners Conference , connects teachers, artists, administrators, non-profit organizations, industry professionals and educators for a weekend of live arts performances, expert-led panel discussions, and informative lectures and presentations on arts education and arts integration. This year's conference, "The Arts Fuel Innovation," examines the relationship between
YA had the great honor of having both Congressional Co-chairs Suzanne Bonamici and Elise Stefanik present to set the tone for the briefing with opening remarks about why they believe STEAM is important, as well as sharing with attendees instances of great STEAM opportunities within their constituencies...
Young Audiences Arts for Learning will host a STEAM briefing in cooperation with the Congressional STEAM Caucus, co-chaired by Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici and Congresswoman Elise M. Stefanik. The briefing will take place on Friday, May 15 from 9:30 am...
The SupportMusic Music Education Community Forum sponsored by the NAMM Foundation, NAFME, and the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus will be rolling into the Hampton Roads Convention Center on October 21, and will focus on the topic of "Music Education in Hampton Roads." This stop is just one on the Community Forum fall tour and will feature a panel of local music education experts, including
On December 2, 2013, The Wall Street Journal published an article, titled “ STEAM Blends Science and the Arts in Public Education ,” which details the growing support for and implementation of programs that integrate arts education into science, technology, engineering, and math (STEAM) based curriculums. The efforts of the bipartisan STEAM caucus, which formed in January 2013 with the goals of
Transforming Education with STEAM is a seminar offered by the Teaching Artist Institute (TAI), a collaborative project between the Maryland affiliate of Young Audiences, the Arts Education in Maryland Schools Alliance (AEMS), and the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). TAI brings artists and teachers together to rethink learning through arts integration. We believe we can create the best
On Monday, June 24th, Young Audiences Arts for Learning hosted a STEAM briefing in cooperation with the Congressional STEAM Caucus...
Young Audiences Arts for Learning, in cooperation with the Congressional STEAM Caucus presents a STEM to STEAM briefing on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 2 pm in Washington D.C. This briefing focuses on changing the vocabulary of education to include both art and science and will include an interactive presentation to show what STEAM looks like in the classroom. The STEAM Caucus is Co-Chaired by
On Tuesday, January 15, WNYC's The Takeaway, hosted by John Hockenberry, discussed the importance of evolving STEM into STEAM.
Edutopia published a good article by Susan Riley that discusses the benefits of integrating the arts into the common core and effectively expanding STEM to STEAM.
Edtopia recently published an article, STEM to STEAM: Art in K-12 is Key to Building a Strong Economy . To view the full article, click here.