Dear Colleagues,

I’m writing to share with you an opportunity to provide input in April and May on Fine Arts standards under consideration in Iowa.

Iowa’s Fine Arts Standards Adoption Team, which was convened by the Iowa Department of Education earlier this year, has requested broad public feedback on the National Core Arts Standards, which were developed by the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards. Feedback gathered through spring public forums and an online survey will be used to provide guidance to the Fine Arts Standards Adoption Team, whose charge is to recommend fine arts standards to the State Board of Education. If adopted, fine arts standards would be recommended, but not required for Iowa school districts.

Public forums have been scheduled statewide on April 25 and April 27, and an online feedback survey is open through May 12at the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZF7BCQY

Details on the public forums are as follows:

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Meeting location:

Heartland Area Education Agency

6500 Corporate Drive, Johnston

Satellite sites:

Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency

729 21st Street, Bettendorf

Lincoln Elementary School

321 West 8th Street, Cedar Falls

Grant Wood Area Education Agency

4401 6th Street SW, Cedar Rapids 

Keystone Area Education Agency Conference Center

1400 2nd Street NW, Elkader

Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

1235 5th Avenue S, Fort Dodge

Area Education Agency 267

909 South 12th Street, Marshalltown

Great Prairie Area Education Agency

2814 North Court Street, Ottumwa

Red Oak High School Media Center

2011 North 8th Street, Red Oak

Northwest Area Education Agency

1520 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City

THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Meeting location:

Area Education Agency 267

3712 Cedar Heights Drive, Cedar Falls

Satellite sites:

Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency

729 21st Street, Bettendorf

Grant Wood Area Education Agency

4401 6th Street SW, Cedar Rapids 

Keystone Area Education Agency

2310 Chaney Road, Dubuque

Heartland Area Education Agency

6500 Corporate Drive, Johnston

Area Education Agency 267

909 South 12th Street, Marshalltown

Great Prairie Area Education Agency

2814 North Court Street, Ottumwa

Red Oak High School Media Center

2011 North 8th Street, Red Oak

Northwest Area Education Agency

1382 4th Avenue NE, Sioux Center

Northwest Area Education Agency

1520 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City

Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

23 East 7th Street, Spencer