The information on this page supports your advocacy efforts. Links are provided to show a breadth of outreach made available to art educators and those who support arts learning. If you have an article or link you would like to see added, please contact the Advocacy/Outreach Co-chairs listed on the Board of Directors page.



NAEA Position Statements

Art Pride NJ

NJ State Council for the Arts



Americans for the Arts

Very Special Arts


10 Lessons the Arts Teach, Elliot Eisner (PDF)

What is Art for? (Video)

Advocacy Articles

Why Arts Education for Every Child


What Creative People Do Differently

Why Doctors and Cops are Taking Art Observation Classes

Mistakes are part of the Creative Process, and Other Lessons for Art Teachers