THE POWER OF TRANSFORMATION THROUGH

Arts Integration Certification

What’s next for you? In a time of uncertainty in K-12 education, you may be wondering what else is out there for passionate, creative teachers.

Arts Integration Certification is an empowering step towards a new future in education.

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THE POWER OF TRANSFORMATION THROUGH

Arts Integration Certification

What’s next for you? In a time of uncertainty in K-12 education, you may be wondering what else is out there for passionate, creative teachers.

Arts Integration Certification is an empowering step towards a new future in education.

🔥 Join the Waitlist
Learn More

Future Projections.

The Great Resignation isn’t just happening in the private sector. More educators than ever are looking for alternatives to traditional teaching. The Pandemic has made the gap even wider.

Clearly, a change is needed.

More than ever, educators are open and excited about the possibilities of integrated studies and creative teaching methods.

That’s where arts integration can help…

data on teacher engagement

Future Projections.

data on teacher engagement

The Great Resignation isn’t just happening in the private sector. More educators than ever are looking for alternatives to traditional teaching. The Pandemic has made the gap even wider.

Clearly, a change is needed.

More than ever, educators are open and excited about the possibilities of integrated studies and creative teaching methods.

That’s where arts integration can help…

The Impact of Arts Integration

When teachers use arts integration as a teaching method, we see:

  • 10-15% higher on standardized achievements for all students.

  • 15-20% higher on standardized achievements for minority groups.
  • 20% higher on standardized achievement tests for special education populations.
  • 5% or more increased attendance rate.
  • 20% or more reduction in documented classroom disruptions (including detention, suspension and expulsion rates).

**Read more research here and on ArtsEdSearch

With results like these, it’s no wonder schools are investing in Arts Integration Specialists to begin building and sustaining arts integration and STEAM programs.

The Job Market for Arts Integration Specialists

So are there really jobs available for arts integration specialists?

The short answer is YES.

In 2021-2022 alone, federal grants are providing over

$2 MILLION

for schools to hire arts integration specialists.

These specialists help to design, implement, and assess arts integration efforts in schools and districts.

Education organizations, museums, and arts programs are all seeking arts integration specialists to help plan their outreach programs, curriculum, and make connections to their offerings for schools.

What else do arts integration specialists do?

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The Job Market for Arts Integration Specialists

So are there really jobs available for arts integration specialists?

The short answer is YES.

In 2021-2022 alone, federal grants are providing over

$2 MILLION

for schools to hire arts integration specialists.

These specialists help to design, implement, and assess arts integration efforts in schools and districts.

Education organizations, museums, and arts programs are all seeking arts integration specialists to help plan their outreach programs, curriculum, and make connections to their offerings for schools.

What else do arts integration specialists do?

View an Ai Specialist Job Description

How to Become an Arts Integration Specialist

The best way to move into this position is to become certified in Arts Integration from an accredited program.

This showcases to potential employers that you’ve put in the work to learn the methodology, systems, and processes necessary to implement this with fidelity.

The Arts Integration Certification program from IAS is the gold-standard for arts integration certification.

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Inside the Arts Integration Certification Program

The Arts Integration Certification program from IAS is an accredited program of continuing education.

The program is split into (4) Sprint Projects. Each sprint focuses on a core pillar of arts integration. Sprints build upon one another, so you are working smarter, not harder.

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Everything takes place online in our state-of-the-art digital platform.

You’ll be able to learn both asynchronously in the core lessons, and in real-time via Zoom with your assigned team and coach.

At completion, you’ll receive a Level 1 certificate qualifying you as an arts integration specialist along with:

720 PD hours, 23 CEUs, and 6 graduate credits

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By the end of this program, you’ll…

….be a certified specialist who meets the 8 standards for arts integration practice.

As a Level 1 Certified Specialist…

…you’ll join hundreds of our alumni who are making a big impact in education. Here’s what some of them are up to:

  • Working in schools and districts as Arts Integration Specialists, team leaders, or teacher coaches

  • Private arts integration consultants

  • Nationally-recognized speakers

  • State-recognized educators for using Arts Integration as their primary approach to teaching
  • Museum program specialists focusing in Arts Integration and STEAM
  • Arts Integration and STEAM Coordinators

“Do it! It worked into my working schedule in ways that I don’t think my Master’s program will ever be able to. I want you to know: this is powerful stuff. These are intelligent people, it’s a rigorous program, and nobody’s going to waste your time.”

– STEPHANIE PINTO

VIEW STEPHANIE’S STORY

Enroll in this year’s program

Enrollment for this year’s interactive cohort is open from February 22 – March 11.

Early decision candidates who apply between February 22-25 will receive a $500 discount in tuition.

General tuition for this year-long program is $2995 and includes all materials, fees, and CEUs/PD hours.

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Our Alumni

We’re proud of our alumni and are honored to feature them here.

Gabriela Mora
Sherry Hatton
Angela Capuzzi
Karen Johnson
Jessica Jenkins
Molly Lucareli
Nicole Chouinard
Deborah Miksa
Josie Snow
Martha Maxey
Markiss Barnes
Ashley Boggess
Kim Tunnell
Amy DeLong
Nicole McDorman
Denise Lewis
Delinda Gentry
Antoinette Ellis
Emily Beerbower
Deborah Mueller
Kira Johnson
Darla Briganti Kain
Kim Wilson
Emily Pang
Kristi Corey
Maggie Tappana
Shanthi Veerashingam
Elizabeth Hensley
Linda Swann
Alexandra Novak Foster
Pam Vesely
Estee Marie Nsek
Nicole Dekker
Vanessa Zwirner

Maria Di Giacomo-Holcomb
Erin Wicklund
Liza Schlienger
Susan Coyle Curley
Anna Pilhoefer
Kemi Barrow
Melissa Schantz Wood
Abiola Ojebola
Lora Amy Bright
Catherine Robinson
Ashley Sullivan
Stephanie McKeever
Ciera Cyrus
Shilpa Verma
Stephanie Pinto
Barbara Imeriale Sanders
Amanda Fuller
Hannah Blomstedt
Dawn DeTurk
Nancy Movall
Amanda Koonlaba
Amy Traggianese
Cathryn Deering
Angela Karamian
Brian Wilson
Beth McCoy
Susan Wall
Renee Schumacher
Christy Talmage
Latasha Casterlow-Lalla
Alyssa Wilson
Brenda Mullard
Rachel Nadeau
Molly Foster
Cindy Pride
Cheryl Sanlin
Judi Russell
Miriam Septimus
Sharon Nicolaus
Elisabeth Anziano

Rhonda Edwards
Brian Scheller
Sheneice Smith
April Skinner
Katy Lee
Joelle Williams
Maria Golden
Casey Dorsey
Shelly Karstens
Joy Tricarico
Elizabeth Wagner
Heather McLearen
Katrina McMenamy
D’Arcy Rowe
Jennifer Berube
Katie O.Brown
Julie Behrendt
Jessica Payne
Jennifer Brinkley
Heather Vereen
Holly Valentine
Shawna Longo
Evelyn Mariano
Linda Johnson
Sara Amato-Larabee
Courtney Prugh
Kimberly Dube
DeOnna Goodloe
Ameerah Eaddy
Lisa Love
Jennifer Kendall
Nitasha Biju
Manju Durairaj
Jennifer Furman
Caroline Lorimer
Heavenly McDuffie
Eric Jackson
Heather May
Edric Debos
Ross Momaney

Tanya Coleman
Karen Crocco
Laura Stuart-Wonderlie
Faith Lenhart
Nicole Padilla
Karen Moreno Gold
Sarah Boone
Kathee Cook
Maria Earl
Sharon Furey
Sheila Garth
Bettie Lane
Theresa Nero
Virginia Otey
Regi Strickland
LaMar Bagley
Michal Taylor-Phillips
Annie Devito
Carol Marie Vossler
Dee Christie
Donna Swift
Jennifer Connell
Jennifer Morse
Marly Parker
Meghan Scribner
Meryl Cullom
Michelle Brown
Sheila Ambrosio
Tammi-Lyn Strachan
Tiffany Festa-Sneddon
Kelly Betz
Annette Copeland
Terri Froiland
Shawna Marion
Tammy McKissic
Debora Porter
Barb Sandstrom
Tiffany Wall
Kari McCarthy

Andria Adams
Josh Atkins
Elizabeth Brooks
Lisa Byrne
Lynne Cassidy
Mary Dagani
Kiersten Demmond
Erin Jean Patrick
Barry Morang
Trish Brownlee
Cintia Franco Bastos
Chad Beegle
Dawn Briscoe
Morgan Eggink
Dawn Getzandanner
Lisa Hakkinen
Karen Nori
Alyssa Pilarcik
Valerie Poole
Lindy Stice
Michelle Venable
Vicki Wilson-Jiwatram
Margot-Marie Wood
Aimee Garcia
Aimee Scrivner
Asia Hester
Catrina Adamez
Casaundra Taylor
Cherise Albright
Cynthia Baker
Erica Coleman
Kelly Torrans
Kim Estelle
Kimberly Washington-Ballard
Elizabeth O’Brien
Tracye Salters
Jesse Dones
Matt Schuppert
Marwa EL Hajj