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Nasco supports Youth Art Month!
Youth Art Month (YAM) is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art and art education for all children and to encourage public support for quality school art programs.


The National Art Education Association
The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is the leading professional membership organization established exclusively for visual arts educators. The mission of the National Art Education Association is to advance visual arts education to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding.

Be Connected!

In this increasingly global, visual age, it is important to be connected to the latest developments in visual arts education. As an NAEA member, YOU ARE CONNECTED! You are part of the only national, professional organization established exclusively for visual arts educators. Click here to join!

Nasco encourages teachers to become a member of NAEA along with your state organization. Click here for more information on state associations.

Where Art Educators go for K-12 lesson ideas!
Funding Tools
Nasco knows that it is tough to get everything you need on a tight budget. Here are a few solutions to help you solve this problem and expand your art program.
DonorsChoose DonorsChoose
Here's how it works: public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on Requests range from pencils for a poetry writing unit, to violins for a school recital, to microscope slides for a biology class.

Then, donors can browse project requests and give any amount to the one that inspires them. Once a project reaches its funding goal, the vendors deliver the materials to the school.

Donors get photos of the project taking place, a thank-you letter from the teacher, and a cost report showing how each dollar was spent. If a donor gives over $100, they also receive hand-written thank-you letters from the students.

Prang Power Free School Supply Program Prang Power Free School Supply Program
Earn free school supplies for your school with Prang Power by saving and submitting UPC codes from Prang, Dixon, Ticonderoga, or Lyra branded products.

Service Clubs Service clubs are often willing to sponsor a project. When you show how the students interact with the community and give the local business an opportunity to participate it is a partnership that benefits everyone.

PTO/PTA Check out your schools PTO or PTA to see if they are willing for you to present a project to be funded. Parents like to know that the organization's money is going to benefit the students, the school, and the community.

Fund-raiser Ideas Have a fund-raiser of your own. Here are a few products Nasco carries to help you.
  Bottle Caps Magnet Kit - 9733545
Students can create mini pieces of art in a bottle cap, put a magnet on the back and sell or auction them as refrigerator magnets.
  Bowls for a Cause - 9730185
Students create a ceramic bowl and auction them off or sell directly. The kit includes 24 rice bowl bisques; 24 Stroke & Coat® glaze colors, an assortment of 72 ceramic brushes; and a project sheet with fund-raising ideas.
  Mini Art Auction - Mini Canvases - 9726133, Mini Easels - 9726134
Have students and teachers paint a mini canvas. Create a space for the "art gallery" and then have an evening where the art is auctioned off.

Fund-raising Companies
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