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BLOG: Lessons in Dance to Help Choreograph Your Future

The Paramus High School Dance Departments’ Power of The Dance 4- Concert on June 1, 2017 was filled with a collection of intriguing pieces of

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The Beat E-Newsletter: May 2017

May is the month of Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day but it is also the month of the Governor’s Awards in Arts

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Blog: A Message to the 2017 Governor’s Awards in Arts Education Nominees From Past Winners! Good Luck!

The Governor’s Award in Arts Education has special significance to each winner. This month, NJAEP features two messages that were written for the 2017 nominees.

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The Beat: NJAEP’s Newsletter – April 2017

The Voice of Arts Education in NJ: Keeping you up to date in our field

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Meet Our NJPOL State Champion – Amos Koffa

Congratulations to our 2017 New Jersey Poetry Out Loud Champion, Amos Koffa, a senior from Burlington County Institute of Technology, Medford Campus! Twelve students competed

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Are art classes a waste of resources… or the most important class a child can have?

In a test driven, results oriented public school system, the art department costs money. Supplies don’t come cheap, nor do teacher’s salaries. Is art just

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Spreading the Good News with Neptune Schools

If you were to visit the schools of Neptune Township, you would find many examples of students actively participating in the arts.  At any given

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2017 National Arts Advocacy Day

This year’s National Arts Advocacy Day in Washington, DC had an undercurrent of energy that came from word that the President had proposed, just days

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The Beat: NJAEP's Newsletter – March 2017

March On Through March and Beyond March is Arts Education in Our Schools Month and in this issue of The Beat we are celebrating that

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ArtsEdNow Q & A with Acting Commissioner of Education Kimberley Harrington

1. What role did arts education play in your own education? The arts played a large role in my education and in my personal development.

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