A Handbook for Educators!

Arts Advocacy








Project Description

February 12-16 is Arts Advocacy week! We're celebrating by providing a digital resource full of advocacy essentials for educators, curriculum connections, and NEW ready-made advocacy activities for your classroom.

We especially encourage teachers to use the included templates during Arts Advocacy Week and have their students write to their legislators in support of the arts.

Artistic Process


What's Included

-Digital version of Arts Advocacy Handbook for Educators: 2024 Edition

Guiding Question

Why is it important to advocate for the arts? Why do the arts matter to you?

Standards Addressed

US Government 4.IP - Describe and evaluate the ways citizens can participate in the political process at the local, state, national, and global levels. 

ELA Standard 6 - Write independently, legibly, and routinely for a variety of tasks, purposes, and audiences over short and extended time

This resource also aligns with the following from the Profile of the SC Graduate:

World Class Skills: Communication, Information
Life and Career Characteristics: Self-Direction, Interpersonal Skills

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About the Governor's School's Outreach Programs

As a part of the Governor’s School’s mission to serve as a resource to teachers and students across the state, the Office of Outreach provides classroom resources and professional learning opportunities to enrich arts education in South Carolina. Learn more.