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Arts In Education”Professional Development For Arts Educators

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    Funder Type

    Federal Government

    IT Classification

    B - Readily funds technology as part of an award


    Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII)


    This program specifically supports the implementation of high-quality model professional development programs for arts educators and other instructional staff in the areas of music, dance, drama, media arts, and visual arts, including folk arts, for students in kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) in which 50 percent or more of the students are from low-income families.
    Projects funded by this program use innovative instructional methods and current knowledge from education research and focus on (1) the development, enhancement, or expansion of standards-based arts education programs and/or (2) the integration of standards-based arts instruction with other core academic area content.

    History of Funding

    In FY 2017, the U.S. Department of Education awarded approximately $7 million in new grants for the Professional Development for Arts Educators program. Out of the 70 applications reviewed, we were able to fund 20 grants representing 14 states. For more information about these awards and other past competitions, visit the Awards page:

    Additional Information

    Applicants must propose to implement professional development programs for arts educators and other instructional staff serving schools that meet the following requirement: 50 percent of more of the students served by the K-12 school are from low-income families (based on the poverty criteria in Title I, Section 1113(a)(5) of the ESEA).


    Bonnie Carter

    Bonnie Carter
    400 Maryland Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC 20202
    (202) 401-3576

  • Eligibility Details

    Eligible applicants are Local Education Agencies (LEA) in which 20 percent or more of the students served by the LEA are from families with an income below the Federal poverty line, and which may be a charter school that is considered an LEA under State law and regulations, and that works in partnership with one or more of the following
    1. A Regional Service Agency;
    2. A State Education Agency (SEA);
    3. An institution of higher education; or
    4. A museum or cultural institution, or another private agency, institution or organization.

    Deadline Details

    Intent to apply was to be submitted by April 27, 2017. Applications were to be submitted by May 30, 2017. Similar deadlines are anticipated, annually.

    Award Details

    Award amounts vary.


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