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Arts in the Schools is the "arm" of Berrien RESA that coordinates programs and services in arts education for students and teachers in the tri-county.

Our Mission:
"We believe that every child needs the opportunity to participate in the arts during school.  An education in the arts guarantees that our schools and communities are culturally alive and thriving."

arts education programs and assistance

  • Arts curriculum alignment with Michigan Curriculum Framework
  • Arts Education Research and Advocacy
  • Partnerships with area arts and cultural organizations
  • Professional Development in Arts Education
  • Secure funding sources
  • Teaching Artists and Arts Residencies in Schools

Technical Assistance:

  • Balanced Assessment in the Arts
  • Curriculum Alignment
  • Grant Writing
  • Research Advocacy
  • State Certified Instructional Coach

Arts Programming and Events for Students:

  • Arts for All:  adaptive art equipment for special needs students
  • Bi-annual High School Drama Day
  • Juvenile Center Wellness Program
  • Krasl Student Art Shows at the Box Factory for the Arts
  • Lake Michigan College Mendel Center Live Performances
  • Michigan Opera Theatre Tour of Schools
  • Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra's Young People's Concert
  • WAUS Classical Connections (Andrews University):  Live performances at the Howard Performing Arts Center

CONTACT information

Sue Kruck
Tel: 269-471-7725 ext. 1116
Fax: 269-471-9731





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