FAAE partners with national organizations that promote the arts and arts education.  These national organizations are involved in research, policy development, and advocacy at the national level.  Through these partnerships, FAAE brings the resources, best practices and latest information to our partners in Florida.



Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network

FAAE represents Florida in the Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education. The Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network (KCAAEN) provides a support network for and among state arts education alliances and acts as a clearinghouse for information on arts education in the nation. Through partnership with the Kennedy Center, additional national alliances are available to FAAE which provide access to grant programs, national recognition for exemplary schools, school boards, and outstanding students.

Arts Education Partnership

The Arts Education Partnership provides information and communication about current and emerging arts education policies, issues, and activities at the national, state, and local levels. Our major projects and activities include: commissioning and disseminating research about critical arts and education issues; maintaining and linking databases on state-level policies for arts education; and convening national forums around significant themes and issues in the field.

Americans for the Arts

Americans for the Arts is the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. With 45 years of service, Americans for the Arts is dedicated to representing and serving local communities and creating opportunities for every American to participate in and appreciate all forms of the arts.

National School Boards Association

Through our affiliation with the Kennedy Center, each year FAAE nominates a school board for national recognition by the Kennedy Center and National School Boards Association for Outstanding School Board Support of the Arts. Polk County School Board received the award in 2009 and the Sarasota County School Board Received the award in 2004.

National Symphony Orchestra
FAAE nominates Florida students to participate in the National Symphony Orchestra Summer Music Institute.

State Arts Action Network

The State Arts Action Network (SAAN) serves as the meeting place for statewide multidiscipline arts service or advocacy organizations to gather to discuss common issues.