Teaching Resources

Click here to go directly to the document for our KY Academic Standards in the five Visual and Performing Arts disciplines. These standards are up for review and revision every 6 years.

KDE also provides resources for developing curriculum and applying the standards in the classroom.

The National Core Arts Standards guide education in the arts in the disciplines if Dance, Drama, Media Arts, Music, and Visual Art. Our Kentucky Academic Standards are aligned with the NCAS.

The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is partnered with KyAEA membership, which allows members to access their resources and events. The NAEA website offers information on Advocacy and Policy, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Educational tools, and more.

Arts Institutions, Centers, and Museums by Region

Helpful Art and Art Education Websites

Want to find resources and links created by our KyAEA Members? Visit our Members Sharing page!