American Alliance for Theater & Education (AATE)
The American Alliance for Theatre & Education serves and inspires a growing collective of theatre artists, educators, and scholars committed to transforming young people and communities through the theatre arts. AATE envisions a world where every child has access to drama and theatre; where every city has a theatre for young audiences; where every community has a youth theatre; where every school has a theatre arts curriculum. We envision a time when the full spectrum of the theatre arts becomes a pervasive part of our landscape.
American Orff-Schulwerk Association - The American Orff-Schulwerk Association is a professional organization of educators dedicated to the creative music and movement approach developed by Carl Orff and Gunild Keefman.
Artworks for Kids - Established by Beverley Taylor Sorenson in 1995, Art Works for Kids provides support to educators and arts organizations that provide innovative and sequential fine arts education for the children of Utah.
ArtWorks for Kids Lesson Plan Database - Art Works for Kids has created this repository of free arts-integrated lesson plans and projects to make it easier to find new and innovative ways of integrating the arts into the classroom. Each lesson plan has been created and vetted by professional educators, and integrates at least one arts discipline with one of the subjects in the core curriculum.
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program
This site offers resources for arts specialists, professional development partners, university chairs, and others that are involved in or are curious about the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program. This site also offers information about Beverley and the great work she has done for the arts in Utah.
National Art Education Association - Founded in 1947, the National Art Education Association is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators.
National Association for Music Education - National Association for Music Education (NAfME), among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century.
National Dance Education Organization - The National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) is a non-profit, membership organization dedicated to advancing dance education centered in the arts. NDEO provides the dance artist, educator and administrator a network of resources and support, a base for advocacy and research, and access to professional development opportunities that focus on the importance of dance in the human experience.
The Kennedy Center Arts Edge - The Kennedy Center’s website for teaching and learning in the arts.
Utah Advisory Council of Theater Teachers (UACTT)
The UACTT Association provides assistance to teachers in many different ways. UACCT’s goal is to assist teachers in every aspect of their job by creating a support system that can be utilized at all times and are here to make the jobs of teachers better, listen to their concerns, mentor and assist them in networking as well as help teachers grow through training and education.
Utah Art Education Association - The Utah Art Education Association (UAEA) enhances, encourages, and enriches quality art education in the state of Utah.
Utah Dance Education Organization - Utah Dance Education Organization (UDEO) is dedicated to the art form of dance as an essential educational component of life-long learning.
Utah Division of Arts and Museums - Utah Arts & Museums seeks to advance the quality of life for all through arts experiences and cultural opportunities. Utah Arts & Museums is the primary agency in Utah that distributes state and federal funds to stimulate and encourage growth in the arts and creative industries. The funds are appropriated directly for arts and museums by both the Utah State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Utah Music Educators Association - The Utah Music Educators Association is available for all Utah music educators, who teach in public and private institutions, from Pre-K through college levels. The organization is dedicated to improving existing music programs and creating opportunites for musical learning, growth and leadership
Utah State Board of Education: Fine Arts Education - Fine Arts Education resources including state arts core curriculum for elementary and secondary teachers as well as professional development opportunities.