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Arts Alive 2013: Champion Creatively Alive Children®
Join us for Arts Alive 2013 - “Champion Creatively Alive Children®“, a professional development institute presented by the Illinois Alliance for Arts Education (IAAE) in partnership with Columbia College Chicago and Crayola, LLC, on Friday, July 19, 2013. The focus of this year’s institute is to provide up to date resources and information to empower you as the Chief Creative Officer in your school. Arts Alive 2013 - “Champion Creatively Alive Children®“ is appropriate for ALL classroom teachers K-12, arts educators, higher education students, administrators and arts education supporters. “Arts Alive 2013” information and registration forms are posted here on the IAAE website. If you have questions, contact institute co-chairs Becky Blaine or Kathi Hillyer at: firstname.lastname@example.org and kathiOH@aol.com.
To view details and the registration form, CLICK HERE (PDF).
2014 Illinois Arts Education Week Poster Contest
The third week of March is traditionally designated Illinois Arts Education Week by Govenor Pat Quinn in cooperation with the Illinois Alliance for Arts Education (IAAE) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). The next Illinois Arts Education Week will be March 17-23, 2014. The poster contest reinforces the importance of the arts in the growth and development of all students. The poster contest winner‘s artwork will be featured on a poster that is sent to all public and private schools in Illinois. The winner will also be recognized at the annual IAAE Awards Ceremony and by the Illinois State Board of Education.
CLICK HERE to download flyer with criteria and entry from.
2013 Illinois Arts Education Week Poster Contest
Congratulations to Holly Johnson, Kelly Henaughan, and Trystin Mansfield, winners of the 2013 Illinois Arts Education Week Poster Contest. The artists, their teachers and principals, were honored at the Illinois Arts in Education 2013 Awards Ceremony held on March 14, 2013 at the Governor’s Mansion in Springfield. Artwork by the First Place winner appears on this year's poster, a copy of which is now hanging in the Illinois State Board of Education offices in Springfield. Poster artwork is incorporated into our website banner and artwork from all three winners appears on various pages of this website.
Illinois Arts Education Week Poster Contest Artwork
|Second Place: Kelly Henaughan
St. Charles East High School
St. Charles, IL
Third Place: Trystin Mansfield DuQuoin High School
|First Place: Holly Johnson
Hinsdale South High School
The Illinois Alliance for Arts Education is partially supported by the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.