Legislative Position

Members of the West Virginia Art Education Association and the West Virginia Music Educators Association are committed to providing high quality arts education for all West Virginia Students. To achieve this goal, we ask for and will support legislation to maintain and strengthen current West Virginia curriculum and delivery standards for arts education by:

  1. Raising the foundation allowances for professional educators above the levels currently specified in 18-9A-4 and 18-9A-5; and by

  2. Adding a new section to the Code assuring that all K-12 students will have available the services of certified specialist teachers of the arts.

2001 Legislative Wrap-Up

Legislative Bulletin - 3/6/01

2001 Legislative Agenda

Answers to questions about the Agenda

2001 Legislative Action Calendar

Legislative Reference and Information Center

Letter Writing Tips

Why Arts Education?

Schools, Communities, and the Arts

National Coalition for Music Education Information Sheet

WVAE Quotes

2000 Legislative Wrap-Up

1/24/00 Legislative Bulletin

Answers to Questions about our Legislative Position

1999 Legislative Wrap-Up

1999 Call to All Members