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Arts course names, state numbers, and course descriptions for all five subject areas are listed below. Teachers should use these course descriptions to guide instruction in addition to the standards for their area.
Fine Arts Standards
Please visit Georgiastandards.org to view and download the Georgia Standards of Excellence in the Arts.
We have created Professional Learning Communities for all Fine Arts teachers led by exemplary teachers from across Georgia. In our PLCs, you will find webinars, discussions, and one on one help. Learn how to sign up for this free opportunity at the Fine Arts PLC Link.
Professional Development for Arts Teachers
THEATRE & FILM Webinars
VISUAL & MEDIA ARTS Webinars
Instructional resources include examples of year-long scope and sequence maps, unit plans, lesson plans, PowerPoint presentations, instructional videos, and diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments. These resources are in the GA Teacher Resource Link and may also be found by downloading the PDF links highlighted in green below.
Students who complete a pathway and an additional fourth credit in the arts or creative industry course, complete 20 hours of arts-related community service, participate in arts-related clubs, and complete a capstone project are eligible for the Fine Arts Diploma Seal in school districts that have applied to award the seal.
The district application deadline is rolling until February 15th. Each month submitted applications will be reviewed for approval. Districts who had their applications accepted previously do not need to resubmit.
Districts are responsible for submitting qualifying seniors to the Fine Arts Program Manager by April 15th annually.
*** Note*** The Community service hours are waived for the 2021-22 school year due to COVID 19 restrictions.
Fine Arts Consumable and Equipment Grant
Georgia Fine Arts teachers will be eligible to apply to receive a Fine Arts Consumables and Equipment (FACE) Grant to increase arts education quality during the school day. The 2022 FACE grant application window is closed.