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  • Utah Arts & Museums Granted Iron County School District $6,000
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    Published - 05/15/13 - 12:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    (SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) – Utah Arts & Museums has granted $65,100 in Arts Education Grants for Schools and School Districts to 22 schools across the state representing 12 counties. Arts Education Grants provide funding for comprehensive arts education project with one or more artists and/or access to the services of an artistic company. Arts education projects may be thematic and focus on a particular core area such as math, science, language arts and social studies through dance, theatre, music, storytelling, film/video, visual arts and creative writing. Applicants may also apply for an Artist-in-Residence to provide schools with one artist in the discipline of the applicant’s choice for a 40-hour residency. The intent of the residency experience is to nurture creation of artistic work by learners.

    Arts Education Teacher-Initiated Project Grants totaled $3,000. Teacher-Initiated Project Grants provide opportunities for teachers or administrators to gain knowledge and skills in an artistic discipline of their choice. This grant is for the classroom teacher who may not have a degree in one of the art forms and has a particular interest in increasing both knowledge and skills.

    “Arts education is vital for building our communities,” said Lynnette Hiskey, Interim Director of Utah Arts & Museums. “We’re glad to offer this financial assistance to help schools and organizations work with professional artists, gain innovative tools that can be used to reach learners, and ensure quality arts education in our schools and our communities.”

    The next deadline for Arts Education Grants will be March 1, 2014.

    Arts Education Teacher-Initiated Projects

    Teacher and School Award Amount

    Sophia Esterman- Horizonte Instruction &

    Training Center $500

    Shannon Erikson- Foothills Elementary $500

    Robert Lacey- Valley High School $500

    Dolly Scharf- Foothills Elementary $500

    Linda Dalton Walker- Midvale Middle School $500

    Francine Woods- Escalante Valley Elementary $500

    Arts Education Project/Artist-in-Residence Grant

    School or School District Award Amount

    Nebo Title VII Indian Education Program $8,000

    Bluff Elementary School $7,000

    Rees Elementary School $6,500

    Iron County School District $6,000

    Whitehorse High School $5,400

    Manila Elementary School $3,900

    Flaming Gorge Elementary School $3,000

    Garland Elementary School $3,000

    East Elementary School $2,500

    North Summit Elementary $2,100

    Helper Junior High School $2,000

    Viewmont High School $2,000

    Horizonte Instruction & Training Center $1,600

    Early Light Academy $1,600

    Hobble Creek Elementary School $1,600

    Bonneville Elementary School $1,500

    The Academy for Math, Engineering & Science $1,500

    Salt Lake Arts Academy $1,500

    Ensign Elementary School $1,400

    Cache County School District $1,000

    Mapleton Elementary School $1,000

    Sierra Bonita Elementary School $1,000

    Total Amount Funded $65,100

    For questions or assistance with the application process, please contact Katie Woslager, Grants Manager, at kwoslager@utah.gov or call 801.236.7550.

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