You are the expert on the impact of the arts on your classroom and students. These resources can complement your efforts to advocate for and strengthen arts programming in your school.

Arts education resources

Talking Points

Make an even stronger case for the arts in your classroom and school with these talking points. Read more.


In the first and only census of arts education in Illinois public schools, we found almost all superintendents and principals agree the arts are essential to a well-rounded, quality education. Despite this, 1 in 5 schools report no programming in visual arts, theatre, music, or dance. Read more.

How-to Guides

How can you ensure every student at every grade level has access to all the arts? Our arts education guidebook will help you create an arts education plan and turn it into official school policy. Read more.