Materials from previous presentations may be accessed through the navigation links to the left.
In service,

The materials on this page are being prepared for Young Audiences of Louisiana. Presentation April 16, 2015 at the New Orleans Museum of Art.

National Arts Standards (Select Model Cornerstone Assessments)
Conceptual Framework
Louisiana Arts Content Standards

Assessment in Music Education: Integrating Curriculum, Theory, and Practice (2008)
Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education (2007)
Studio Thinking 2: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education (2013)
Why Our Schools Need the Arts (2008)

Arts Education Assessment Framework
Louisiana Model Lessons for the Arts

Opinions from my blog.
Artistic Literacy

Model Cornerstone Assessments (MCAs): A Nationwide Initiative (Feb. 2015)

Culture and the arts are essential components of a comprehensive education leading to the full development of the individual. Therefore, Arts Education is a universal human right, for all learners, including those who are often excluded from education, such as immigrants, cultural minority groups, and people with disabilities. (UNESCO 2006:3)