Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Call to Action! Share the smARTS For Students Arts Education Guide

ArtsEd Washington and State PTA have just released smARTS for Students, a new arts education advocacy tool. We need your help: please help spread the word about this guide with the parents and families in your community!  Simply insert the text below into your school newsletter, arts newsletter, with your PTA, or post to your website or Facebook page, customizing with the name of your school.  Thank you for helping to share this tool far and wide!
Cut and paste the following to share in your PTA newsletter:
ArtsEd Washington and the Washington State PTA are thrilled to announce that the highly anticipated smARTS for Students: An Arts Education Guide for Parents & Families is NOW available! smARTS for Students is the first advocacy tool of its kind in Washington state, and is designed for parents and families who want to improve their child’s education by increasing the provision of the arts in their school.  There are steps each of us can take to strengthen and sustain robust arts programs at our school and for all kids in our district. Here are three simple ways you can get involved and help make an impact immediately:
·       Read or download the guide at
·       Give your thoughts about the guide in the survey. (Please share your feedback- it is VERY important!)
·       SHARE the smARTS for Students guide with your circle of friends, family, and arts education advocates via Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc.