Developed jointly by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Precollegiate Arts Schools (ACCPAS) and the Arts Schools Network, the new Guide to Assessing Your Arts School is designed to assist personnel in arts-focused elementary, middle, and secondary schools with important responsibilities for planning, evaluating, and implementing effective organizational development. The Guide is an assessment tool that uses questions based on ACCPAS accreditation standards, and addresses a wide range of issues from purposes to finances, governance, staffing, facilities, evaluation, planning, and more. NASM standards and ACCPAS standards are compatible.
Developed jointly by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Precollegiate Arts Schools (ACCPAS) and the National Guild for Community Arts Education (formerly National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts), this Guide was designed to assist community arts school leaders with the important task of organizational assessment in a format that correlates freestanding sets of assessment questions to ACCPAS standards. Community music schools affiliated with NASM postsecondary member institutions will find the Guide useful irrespective of its ACCPAS content. NASM standards and ACCPAS standards are compatible.
Provides a framework for analyzing preparatory and adult education programs in independent schools and community education programs offered with degree-granting music units.
A Futureswork briefing paper that provides an overview of issues inherent in relationships between community education and higher education programs in music.