An Educator's Guide to Art and Culture in Palm Beach County
An annual guide to the programs and schedule of the county's cultural organizations. Includes curriculum connections and field trip information.
Accredited Online Colleges
A comprehensive and informative resource that ranks each university throughout the nation by size, degrees offered, tuition costs, admission, graduation and retention rates.
Americans for the Arts
Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in American, focused on three primary goals: 1) Foster an environment in which the arts can thrive and contribute to the creation of more livable communities; 2) Generate more public-and private-sector resources for the arts and arts education and 3) Build individual appreciation of the value of the arts.
Arts for a Complete Education/Florida Alliance for Arts Education (ACE/FAAE)
Since 1989, ACE/FAAE has united educators, artists, community leaders, concerned citizens, arts education organizations, arts institutions and corporate partners to ensure Florida's students a complete education that includes the arts. Through the arts, the quality of life for all Floridians is improved and enhanced. Programs and opportunities of ACE/ Florida Alliance for Arts Education reach all corners of the State and touch thousands of lives each year. We bring schools and communities together to improve, enhance and promote arts education.
ArtStart's mission is to provide educational opportunities in the arts, including visual arts, music, dance, theatre and creative writing. The goal is to cultivate the resources, leadership and partnerships that nurture and support cultural programs, thereby enriching the quality of life for all. They are a member of the Cultural Council. (561) 635-2037 or info@ArtStartInc.org
Blue Planet Writers' Room
Inspires students to write, gives them the skills they need to write well, and offers them fun and effective ways to see their writing come to life. Regional contact: email@example.com
Center for Creative Education
This organization supports partnerships among schools, arts and cultural organizations, artists, community-based organizations and human service providers in order to integrate the arts into academic curriculum and out-of-school activities in the county. (561) 805-9927
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
The Division of Cultural Affairs provides support that:
• Funds programs of artistic and cultural excellence, diversity, education, and access for all
• Directly impacts the economy of local communities and statewide regions
• Promotes the knowledge of Florida’s past and present cultures through the collections, exhibitions, preservation, and interpretation at the Museum of Florida History
• Encourages arts and cultural public/private partnerships
One of the top online open courseware resources available on the web, offering a vast database of free online courses also perfectly optimized for mobile devices, so you can take the courses anywhere.
Online Schools Directory: Florida
A listing of online education programs in the State of Florida that is an objective and useful tool for prospective students.
Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association (PBCATA)
It is the mission of the Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association to support art education and to promote art as a means of communication for each individual. It is the right of each individual to develop his own creativity and aesthetic potential. It is our purpose to strengthen the position of art education in Palm Beach County. We support programs in art which meet the needs, interests and abilities of each individual student. We will promote and maintain the highest quality of art education in Palm Beach County.
Palm Beach County Library System
An after-school program connecting students to expert tutors in math, science, social studies and English. Host organization for the summer LAMP program (Library Adventure Museum Pass).
Race for the Arts
Race for the Arts raises awareness of the arts that are provided in schools. It also raises money for ALL schools that participate in the event each May. Visit our website to learn more, for updates, and to download forms for sponsorship, volunteering, and running/walking in the race. Contact: ContactUs@RaceForTheArts.org or (561) 329-9455
A local resource outlet that provides free visual arts and crafts materials to the community. Resource Depot offers field trips for children and educator workshops for adults demonstrating new and unique arts & crafts projects. Check in with Resource Depot regularly as new materials arrive daily.
School District of Palm Beach County
Visit the website for contact information, School Board, school calendar, curriculum and technology training.
State of the Arts Study
State of the Arts in Palm Beach County: Where do we go from here? A needs-assessment funded by the Mary and Robert Pew Education Fund.