HOW IT WORKS
Two mutually reinforcing programs form the core of our Creative Schools:
Collaborative Artist Residencies in which professional teaching artists collaborate throughout the school year with a team of teachers to deliver arts-integrated lessons.
Impact: Students involved in the arts are 4x more likely to be recognized for academic achievement and 2x as likely to graduate college.
Arts Experience in Schools (AXIS), a program where a team of teachers from each Creative School participates in year-round professional development to reinforce their work with residency artists.
Impact: Last year, 91% of participating teachers said that they were very likely to recommend AXIS to a colleague and 64% said they already had.
KID smART Creative Schools also receive:
• A budget for art supplies and arts-focused field trips for AXIS teachers and their students
• Workshops to engage your full staff or students’ families
• A discount on services: KID smART commits to fundraising 70% of the total cost so your school invests 30% and receives 100% of the value.
SEE IT IN ACTION
OUR CREATIVE SCHOOLS
This school year, KID smART is working with:
WHAT OUR PARTNERS SAY
KID smART was a key partner in helping our students engage in a real, meaningful, academically enriching way while providing an identity and morale boost for our staff.
You guys consistently create the most amazing professional development opportunities! Throughout my four years of teaching, nothing has been as valuable as my time with KID smART.
My teaching artist taught me to connect my life with learning. I feel more confident in myself.