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As a partner of Arts Ed Newark, you and/or your organization are a part of a collective effort to ensure that all Newark children in grades PreK-12 have equitable access to high quality, sequential arts education opportunities both in and out of school.

  • Access opportunities for individual and organizational professional development

  • Opportunities to network and collaborate with the Newark Board of Education (NBOE), with independent schools, arts organizations and other advocates

  • Access to regular updates and information affecting the field;

  • Create significant and lasting impact with our collective voice and coordinated efforts.​

BENEFITS: You and/or your organization will receive exclusive access to the following resources through the AEN Partner Portal...

Funding Opportunities
  • Opportunities to be considered to receive funding from NBOE in SummerPlus programming, through 21st century grants and the Victoria Schools Grants Fund

  • Exclusive partner grant postings through the Arts Ed Newark website.


Networking, Access, Trainings:
  • Shared network/publicity to showcase your work and successes

  • Listing in the Arts Ed program directory, which is shared with all NBOE arts education staff and Arts Ed partners annually

  • Representation with Arts Ed Newark Arts Education Agenda at other collective tables

  • Access to capacity building for you and your staff incl. evaluation how-tos, analysis, marketing, etc.

  • Access to trauma-informed care trainings for you and your staff


  • Liasing for community events, to share your organization’s work to more parts of the city and community

  • Opportunities within the Newark arts education community including: access to relationship-building, learning and community-building

  • Opportunity to grow the arts ed community in Newark


YOUR COMMITMENT: You and/or your organization will contribute:


Time Commitment & Required Participation:
  • At least 12 hours of partnership representation annual (which includes all 4 annual partner meetings – 2hrs each). See Calendar

  • Committee Work: Consistently participate in the work of (at least) one committee

  • Community events representing Arts Ed Newark


Shared Communication/s: At least one “Share out” via any/all of these methods:
  • Monthly eblast

  • June end of year partner meeting reflection/celebration

  • Blog post on Arts Ed Newark website


Data sharing:
  • Commit to sharing data via Dodge’s Arts Ed Data Dashboard, a statewide data collection system

  • Commit to using the Arts Ed survey tools to evaluate your programs

  • Share your own data and impact stories to show how arts education in Newark transforms lives


  • Volunteer at at least one Arts Ed Newark/community event or partner meeting

  • Host a meeting or event if possible

Partner Meeting

February 7, 2023 | 4-6pm

register now!

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