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Fine Arts Education Summit Resources

Please enjoy the following web resources as we explore the integration of the Fine Arts into PK-12 learning.

Early Childhood Media Arts

Technology and Interactive Media

Early Childhood Visual Arts

Process Arts Experiences – How Process-Focused Art Experiences Support Preschoolers

Resources for the Arts – From NAEYC

Early Childhood Dance

Early Childhood Music

Early Childhood Theatre

Early Childhood Pre-Reading/Fine Arts

ESSA Integration

Music Education Final State ESSA Plans


Fine Arts Education


Standards – Adopted by the Nebraska State Board of Education on March 4, 2014.

Please note: The glossaries contain frequently updated resources.

Horizontal Views:

Vertical Views – The five disciplines always appear in this order: MA, VA, D, M, and T for each grade band.

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You may join one or all of them. We will send out information regarding each discipline.

Contact Debbie:

Debra Wehrmann DeFrain, Fine Arts Education Specialist
Nebraska Department of Education; Teaching and Learning Team
ofc: 402-471-3142 / fax: 402-471-0117,
301 Centennial Mall South  P.O. Box 94987     Lincoln, NE 68509-4987