Consortium Goals
GOAL 1: Build expectations for the arts to enhance economy, community, and quality of life.
 Strategies:
  • target messaging
  • strengthen advocay
  • develop public policy
GOAL 2: Provide, both virtual and actual, access and equity to quality arts learning for all students.
 Strategies:
  • provide sequential, standards-based arts instruction by qualified arts educators
  • train educators qualified in diverse fields of study to connect standards-based arts learning to thier curriculum
  • train community arts organizations and teaching artists in effective collaborations that provide standards-based learning
GOAL 3: Advance arts education opportunities to facilitate college and career readiness.
 Strategies:
  • align arts instruction to support college and career readiness
  • balance instruction in the arts between creating, performing/presenting/producing, responding, and connecting to foster the skills needed in a competitive workforce, including creativity, innovation, persistence, and the ability to take risk
  • provide opportunities for collaborations between teachers, programs, businesses, community organizations,and arts organizations to engage students in innovative, real world, multi-disciplinary learning
GOAL 4: Employ the arts as a catalyst to create and maintain an engaged school and community environment
 Strategies:
  • connect schools and communities by sharing with and involving parents, local businesses, community organizations, and policy makers
  • provide opportunities for community partners and schools to collaborate on the planning and implementation of comprehensive arts education programming
  • involve students in identifying and addressing community challenges and opportunities through problem solving in the arts