A grant-funded program is launching in the Washtenaw Intermediate Schools this year aimed at creating greater, and equal, access to creative education across the expanse of the district. Learn more about the "Arts and Creative Integration for Student Excellence," or ACEISE, initiative in this week's presentation of 89.1 WEMU's "creative:impact."
Creative industries in Washtenaw County add hundreds of millions of dollars to the local economy. Through the feature series, creative:impact, 89.1 WEMU's David Fair and co-host Deb Polich, the President and CEO of The Arts Alliance, will explore the myriad of contributors that make up the creative sector in Washtenaw County. creative:impact will air at 7:50am and 9:50am each Tuesday as part of Morning Edition.
This week's topic: The Arts and Creative Education Integration for Student Excellence (ACEISE). A partnershi-p in creative studies between the Washtenaw Intermediate School District and The Arts Alliance.
A few of many examples of local districts incorporating arts and creativity into instruction:
Upcoming arts integration professional development opportunities for teachers: