Help Wanted! How to Build Your Art Program and Advocate for Your Budget (Ep. 6)

While art teachers have ingenuity and can make amazing masterpieces out of any budget—we shouldn’t have to. Learn from Renae how to gain community support for your art room, program, and budget. Partner with family volunteers, colleagues, and the community to create engaging experiences for your students. Once you build up buy-in to your program, you will be better equipped to leverage for more budget, donations, and more!

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Lindsey McGinnis

Lindsey McGinnis is AOEU’s Media Content Manager and a former high school art educator. She is passionately equipping art teachers to be successful in their classrooms and firmly believes that art is a safe place for students to explore and process the challenging topics and concepts around them.

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