ArtsEd Tennessee is our state’s ONLY arts advocacy organization that represents all arts disciplines K-12 -- and we are here for you.
Who We Are: ArtsEd Tennessee is a volunteer association governed by a core leadership team that includes leaders of the primary arts education teachers’ associations and key allies. Our core members Include:
Tennessee Music Education Association and regional affiliates
Tennessee Art Education Association
Tennessee Association of Dance
Tennessee Educational Theatre Association
Tennessee Arts Academy Foundation
What We Do: ArtsEd Tennessee advances, promotes and supports dance, music, theatre, and visual art education through a statewide coalition of arts education advocates, including education, community, business, and parent members. We work to ensure supportive policies and essential funding to advance quality, accessible arts education for all students. You can find out more about our vision and goals HERE.
Our Legislative Efforts: ArtsEd Tennessee monitors all education legislation proposed by the Tennessee General Assembly. We watch for potential impact in education bills, and provide our state’s lawmakers with the information they need to support arts education.
We Keep You Informed: ArtsEd Tennessee sends Legislative Updates to our members to keep them informed about important pending legislation, Tennessee Department of Education policy, and actions by the State Board of Education.
We Build Capacity: We provide support and resources for members to build greater capacity for advocacy at the local level. Chick HERE to see our customized Advocacy Toolkit and other resources.
If you want to know more about ArtsEd Tennessee, visit our website.