• Arts in the Classroom

    Arts in the Classroom

    AIEA will work with schools to design school-specific training and/or model lesson teaching in the classroom.

  • Moving to Learn

    Moving to Learn

    Nationally renowned dance educator Margaret Rennerfeldt, Assistant Professor of Dance at Austin Peay State University, will provide an exploration and practical application of movement and dance across the curriculum.

  • Summer Institute

    Summer Institute

    What is comprehensive arts education? It is not a specific curriculum. It is a way of teaching and learning that is based on the inquiry method. Some of the work you do will make you a better teacher by simply expanding your experience.

  • Professional Development

    Professional Development

    AIEA has the ability to design professional development programs to meet the specific needs of your school and your project.

  • SuperSaturday Sessions

    SuperSaturday Sessions

    Each year AIEA presents at least four SuperSaturday sessions, designed to enhance the prior training of participants in other AIEA professional development activities

Welcome to AIEA

AIEA is a non-profit organization whose sole mission is to provide comprehensive arts education professional development services to schools throughout Alabama.

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Welcome to South Korea with Bee Lee Tullos

Welcome to South Korea with Bee Lee Tullos

Alabama Institute for Education in the Arts is pleased to offer this special workshop for our participating schools and teachers. Come join us for an exciting time and a unique opportunity! Welcome to South Korea: Exploring Culture with Bee Lee Tullos WHO: Bee Lee Tullos has been an elementary art teacher at Montgomery Academy in […]

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December 22 – The 2nd Annual Holiday Homecoming Concert

December 22 – The 2nd Annual Holiday Homecoming Concert

Come join Lottie for The Second Annual Holiday Homecoming Concert, benefitting The Alabama Institute for Education in the Arts (AIEA), live at The Sanctuary, Tuesday, December 22nd at 7 o’clock pm. She’ll serenade you with your favorite old Lottie originals, some of her brand new original tunes, and a handful of holiday classics, all sure […]

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Learn in Rhythm: Concept-based, rhythm-infused lessons for the classroom

Learn in Rhythm: Concept-based, rhythm-infused lessons for the classroom

Alabama Institute for Education in the Arts is pleased to offer this special workshop for our participating schools and teachers. Come join us for an exciting time and a unique opportunity! Learn in Rhythm: Concept-based, rhythm-infused lessons for the classroom with John Scalici and Hilary McKinney WHO: John Scalici is an award-winning teaching artist, author, […]

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Dance and Literacy:  Using Text as Inspiration for Original Movement and Choreography

Dance and Literacy: Using Text as Inspiration for Original Movement and Choreography

Alabama Institute for Education in the Arts and Alabama Dance Council are pleased to offer this special workshop for our participating schools and teachers. Come join us for an exciting time and a unique opportunity! Dance and Literacy: Using Text as Inspiration for Original Movement and Choreography with Susan McGreevy-Nichols   WHO: Susan McGreevy-Nichols is the Executive Director […]

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Resolution in Recognition of March 2015 as “Arts Education Month” in Alabama Schools

Resolution in Recognition of March 2015 as “Arts Education Month” in Alabama Schools

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Dance Festival – January 2015

Dance Festival – January 2015

We Are Like Rivers, We Are Rivers: Movement, Action and Art Through Metaphor and Simile with Peter DiMuro WHO: Peter DiMuro is the Executive Director of The Dance Complex in Boston, where his first professional performance was with Gerri Houlihan’s Boston Dance Project at The Dance Complex of Cambridge. Ruth Birnberg, Susan Rose and Concert […]

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Realize Your Rhythm:  A Workshop with John Scalici

Realize Your Rhythm: A Workshop with John Scalici

WHO:  John Scalici is an award winning teaching artist, internationally recognized drum circle facilitator, musician, and speaker. He uses experiential learning to Inspire, Motivate, and Empower all people through the universal language of rhythm.  One of John’s objectives is to open your senses and empower you to think, act, and play more rhythmically. As anyone […]

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The Great Clay Adventure:  Clay Sculpture with Frank Fleming

The Great Clay Adventure: Clay Sculpture with Frank Fleming

WHO:  Frank Fleming is an award winning Alabama sculptor who makes his home in Birmingham. Fleming draws upon his childhood and upbringing to create a world of wonderful creatures. Raised in rural Alabama, he developed a deep kinship with wild creatures and a refined eye for forms in nature. The easy combination of animal and […]

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Alabama Gives

Alabama Gives

One day. One massive opportunity to support Alabama nonprofits! February 2nd is your opportunity to join thousands of Alabamians in being part of a history making event that aims to raise millions of dollars for hundreds of Alabama nonprofits in just 24 hours. Inspired by other Gives Days in the Nation, Alabama Gives Day provides […]