Professional Development for Arts Educators Grant Competition

The U.S. Department of Education announced new FY 2014 grant awards for the Professional Development for Arts Educators program on March 18, 2014 in the Federal Register. The deadline for the notice of intent to apply for an FY14 PDAE grant is Thursday, April 17 (this email notification should be sent to following address:, and the deadline to submit applications is May 19, 2014.

You can also view a PowerPoint presentation and webinar on this page.

According to the USDOE site, “this program supports the implementation of high-quality model professional development programs in elementary and secondary education for music, dance, drama, media arts, or visual arts, including folk arts, for educators and other arts instructional staff of kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) students in high-poverty schools.”

Learn more about the grant competition. See also the Applicant Information page and Frequently Asked Questions

Catherina Hurlburt, Special Assistant, April 10, 2014. © National Association for Music Education (