“The guiding mission of the North Carolina State Board of Education is that every public school student will graduate from high school globally competitive for work and postsecondary education and prepared for life in the 21st century.”

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NC Department of Public Instruction
Agency charged with implementing the State's public school laws and the State Board of Education's policies and procedures governing pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public education
http://www.ncpublicschools.org
NC State Board of Education
Information and policies for the North Carolina State Board of Education (NCSBE)
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/stateboard/
NC Arts Education Essential Standards Wiki
A “one-stop shop” for everything standards-related, including links to standards and instructional tools.
http://ances.ncdpi.wikispaces.net
NC Arts Education Essential Standards
The Standard Course of Study for Dance, Music, Theatre Arts, and Visual Arts, K-12.
http://www.ncpublicschools.org/acre/standards/new-standards/#arts
Instructional Tools
Tools to assist with implementation of the Standard Course of Study
http://ances.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/K-12+Instructional+Toolsor
http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/acre/standards/support-tools/

  • Preamble
  • Crosswalks
  • Unpacking Standards
  • I Can Statements
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Master Packet
  • Draft Assessment Examples for all Arts Disciplines
NCDPI Arts Education Listserv
A weekly email news blast with updates on policy, legislation, professional development, student and teacher opportunities, articles of interest, and resources.
Email: join-artsed@lists.dpi.state.nc.us or email christie.lynchebert@dpi.nc.gov and request membership.
NC General Assembly
Website for tracking bills, finding and communicating with State House and Senate representatives, and following meetings and issues before the General Assembly
http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/
Comprehensive Arts Education
Wiki site with links to NC Arts Education policy and legislation
http://ances.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/Comprehensive+Arts+ Ed+Plan
Professional Associations
Professional associations for dance, music, theatre arts, and visual arts. If you are not already a member, please consider joining the professional association/s for your content area. These associations provide excellent opportunities for professional development and networking.
National Dance Association (NDA)
http://www.aahperd.org
National Dance Education Organization (NDEO)
http://www.ndeo.org
Dance Association for North Carolina Educators (DANCE)
http://www.ncaahperd.org
North Carolina Dance Alliance (NCDA)
http://www.ncdancealliance.org
North Carolina Music Educators Association (NCMEA)
http://www.ncmea.net
The National Association for Music Education (NAfME)
http://www.nafme.org
North Carolina Theatre Conference (NCTC)
http://www.nctc.org
NC Theatre Arts Educators Association (NCTAE)
http://www.nctae.org/
American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE)
http://www.aate.com
Educational Theatre Association (ETA)
http://www.edta.org
NC Art Education Association (NCAEA)
http://www.ncaea.org
National Art Education Association (NAEA)
http://www.naea-reston.org
NC Department of Cultural Resources
The first state organization in the nation to include all agencies for arts and culture under one umbrella
NCDCR: http://ncdcr.gov/
NC Arts Council: http://www.ncarts.org/
A+ Schools Program of the NCAC:
http://aplus-schools.ncdcr.gov/



NCDPI ARTS EDUCATION STAFF


Helga Fasciano, Chief
K-12 Program Areas Section
Division of K-12 Curriculum and Instruction
6349 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-6349
Christie Lynch Ebert
Arts Education Consultant (Dance and Music) and NCDPI Liaison to the A+ Schools Program
christie.lynchebert@dpi.nc.gov
919-807-3856
Vacant
Arts Education Consultant
(Theatre Arts and Visual Arts)
919-807-3758
Brenda Wheat Whiteman
NCDPI A+ Arts Education Specialist
brenda.whiteman@dpi.nc.gov
919-807-3820
http://www.corestandards.org