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Ohio’s 2018 Teacher of the Year is an ARTS TEACHER!

Jonathan Juravich has been named the 2018 Ohio Teacher of the Year, only the third arts educator to be recognized for this honor in the 53-year history of the award. Juravich is an art teacher at Liberty Tree Elementary School … Continue reading

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OMEA 2017 PD Conference – Special Rate for OAAE Members!

The Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) has generously offered OAAE members the opportunity to attend the OMEA 2017 Professional Development Conference at the OMEA member rate. The registration cost for non-members is $225. OAAE members can attend for the OMEA … Continue reading

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The Number of Arts and Music Teachers Is Now Included on the 2015-16 Report Cards

The State Board of Education approved on April 13, 2015, by a vote of 11-7, revised Administrative Code Rules 3301-35-01 through 10, entitled Standards for School Districts and Schools Kindergarten Through Twelfth Grade, also known as “operating standards”. The controversial … Continue reading

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ESSA Update for Ohio’s Arts Educators

The Ohio Department of Education wants¬†public input on their plans for ESSA implementation. We need arts educators to get involved! From the Ohio Department of Education: Every Student Succeeds Act Webinars and Proposed Stakeholder Meetings To receive updates on ESSA … Continue reading

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OAAE to present at 2016 OAEA Conference

We hope to see many of you at the Ohio Art Education Association’s annual professional development conference this year. OAAE Executive Director Tim Katz will take part in the State of the Arts Panel on Thursday, November 3. Conference registration … Continue reading

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ESSA Talking Points for Arts Education Advocates

The Ohio Department of Education and local school districts will be developing plans to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) over the next few months. The League of American Orchestras believes that ESSA provides a new opportunity to … Continue reading

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2016 Ohio State Fair Youth Arts Exhibition

The Ohio State Fair is seeking young artists to participate in the 2016 Youth Arts Exhibition. The competition is open to students in grades 1-12, and offers $4,700 in awards and prizes. Learn more! http://ohiostatefair.com/youth-arts/ Youth Arts Exhibition Flyer: youth_arts

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