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Ways to Get Involved

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The Arts

Janet Hayakawa
Associate Director –The Arts


Washington state arts educators, administrators, teaching artists, and high school students are invited to join the following virtual convenings. These conversations are dedicated to sharing ideas, learning, and addressing key issues in arts education. Clock hours are also available. 

Washington Arts Educator Collaborative  

The Washington Arts Educator Collaborative are for arts educators, administrators, teaching artists, and high school students. Topics of conversation have included, Social Emotional Learning in the Arts, teaching the arts during COVID-19, grant opportunities, and legislation about arts education.

  • Meets once a month, Wednesday from 4:00-5:00pm.
  • Email the OSPI Arts team for meeting notifications. 

Washington Arts Education Administrators

The Washington Arts Education Administrators are for arts administrators from school districts or arts organizations serving youth. Topics of conversation have included, COVID-19 protocols in the classroom, arts education legislation, grant opportunities, resources and materials, and hiring arts educators.

  • Meets biweekly, Thursdays from 12:00-1:00pm 
  • Email the OSPI Arts team for meeting notifications.