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    National Standards

    I'm interested in hearing from others who teach in States (like my home State of Michigan) where the NCCAS standards haven't been adopted. Do you still integrate the national standards into your teaching? How so? Does your district officially recognize...

  • Gai, Thanks for taking the initiative to reach out to your local school board with specific "asks" regarding theatre and other arts education in the district's schools. I think your letter is a great example of scaling down arts education issues...

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    Local Advocacy

    I am a big believer in each of us being our own advocate; for our selves, for our students, for our programs, for our communities, for our association, and for our national arts causes. So I stepped up and posted the letter below int he local Ojai...

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  • Hello everyone! As we all should know, we are only 7 days away until "Theatre In Our Schools" month starts!! I have decided to make a movie about it, each day for the month of march I will create a short 1-3 minuet videos talking about different...

  • I am excited to be attending my first Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC in a couple of weeks. As one of the winners of the Hawkins Award grant, I have been asked to share the essay I submitted. I hope all of us will take the time to make our voices...

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  • Welcome to the EdTA Advocacy Update May 3, 2016 The Advocacy Update is where you can find current national and state news concerning arts advocacy and arts education EdTA NEWS April was an exciting month...

  • HALF OF MY HEAD IS IN A PHOTO WITH MY SENATOR! Yea! Half of my head is in a photo with my state senator. Really. Truly. You can see my receding hairline right here. link So what? Okay, a bit of context....

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  • Welcome to the EdTA Advocacy Update April 5, 2016 The Advocacy Update is where you can find current national and state news concerning arts advocacy and arts education EdTA NEWS Playworks, Musicalworks results...

  • Welcome to the EdTA Advocacy Update March 15, 2016 The Advocacy Update is where you can find current national and state news concerning arts advocacy and arts education EdTA NEWS Democracyworks winner and...

  • Mark Branner Assistant Professor Department of Theatre + Dance University of Hawaii, Manoa branner@hawaii.edu 808.956.2931 _________________ Submitted for Hawkins Award, 2016 So I live in Honolulu, Hawaii. At this point,...

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