Coming Up: National Arts In Education Week! Let’s get ready!

We’re getting ready to celebrate and spread the word; next week, September 13 – 19,  is National Arts In Education Week! 

showweruLet’s get in the mood!  Please take the time to listen to this fabulous radio archive from last week. https://s3.amazonaws.com/weru/archives/2015/maa-20150825.mp3  The WERU Arts Alive program had a group discussion around why the arts are essential and arts advocacy, with Argy Nestor, Director of Arts Education, Maine Arts Commission; Susan Potters, Executive Director, Maine Alliance for Arts In Education; Jeff Poulin, Arts Education Program Director, Americans for the Arts, Washington DC; Jen Nash, teacher, Sebasticook Valley Middle School.

A question to ponder; Why are the Arts not important, but essential to the educational experience? Please share your response in the comment section below.

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