Updated NASAA Member Directory

Tuesday, December 5, 2006

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NationalAssembly of State Arts Agencies

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Announcements and Resources

News and Current Information

Anchorage Leadership Institute Session Materials

Updated materials online include:

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South Carolina Executive Director Honored

Susie Surkamer, executive director of the South Carolina Arts Commission

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Susie Surkamer, executive director of the South Carolina Arts Commission, has been awarded a Medal of Honor in the Arts, the most prestigious award granted by Winthrop University's College of Visual and Performing Arts. She and five other recipients were recognized during a special ceremony Oct. 20 at Winthrop University. For more information, visit http://www.southcarolinaarts.com/press/102306.shtml.

New from the Arts Education Partnership

Without solid evidence about the status and condition of arts education in the nation's public schools, it is difficult to make a convincing case for the arts. From Anecdote to Evidence, a new report from the Arts Education Partnership, draws on the experiences of five states -- Illinois, Kentucky, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Washington -- as the basis for a discussion of various approaches and methodologies for conducting statewide arts education research.

Spotlighting the Arts and Human Services

Na'alehu's youth programs represent just a few of the successful social service projects sponsored by the Hawai'i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts (HSFCA). For more information on how this program widens opportunities for youth and families, visit http://www.nasaa-arts.org/spotlight/stspot_0906.shtml