Arts Education: Webinar Resources

New Research on the Arts & Early Childhood Education

This National Endowment for the Arts webinar focuses on the nature, value, and the impact of the arts for children in their early years. Included are links to the cited individual papers.

Speak Up Survey: Trends in STEM and STEAM Education

This one-hour webinar, from STEAM Universe, is packed with data and fresh insights for those looking to promote, support or even just get a handle on STEM in their own schools.

Grants & Opportunities in Arts Education

The Nebraska Arts Council (NAC) is a resource for arts educators and administrators. Find information about grants, artists, and arts education in Nebraska on the NAC website

NMEA "Capitol Concerts" Applications Now Open

Nebraska Music Educators Association's Capitol Concerts are scheduled for March 4 - 9, 2019 at the State Capitol Building. This is a memorable opportunity for students to perform in the Rotunda. Anyone from NMEA member schools may apply to participate at

One-Act Play Competition

The Nebraska Speech Communications and Theatre Association would like to to recognize the hard work of play production directors and teams, as all across the state, one-act play production teams have rehearsed for this season's competitions. NSAA District competitions are taking place November 26 - December 1, with State Play Production taking place at the Johnny Carson Theatre, Norfolk, on December 5 - 7. 

UNDRground Contemporary Arts Gives Students Training Experience

New in Grand Island! UNDRground Contemporary Arts provides exhibition space to emerging and established artists, making innovative and experimental visual art accessible to the community. Art students from Grand Island Senior High School are directly involved in every aspect of the operation of the gallery. This program provides students workforce training experience and enhances community vitality. 

This newsletter's mission is to keep you up-to-date on news, events, and opportunities to improve the quality of arts education in Nebraska. The Dispatch is a collaborative project of the Nebraska Arts Council, Nebraska Art Teachers Association, Nebraska Music Educators Association, Nebraska Speech Communications and Theatre Association, and Nebraskans for the Arts.

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