Call for Applications! Student Representative for Arts Education Partnership

by Lee Ann Adams

The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) seeks a 2021/22 Student Representative to serve on its advisory council. As part of the Education Commission of the States, AEP maintains the advisory council as a body to provide guidance and advice. The Student Representative will be a full member of the council, serving a one-year term from June 1st – May 31st. NOTE: This year the Student Representative will serve a shorter term starting September 1, 2021 – May 31, 2022.

The Student Representative should expect to commit to the following:

– Available to attend one-hour virtual meetings in December 2021, March 2022

– Able to travel to AEP’s annual convening in September to attend the in-person council meeting and two-day convening. (This event will be virtual for September 2021)


AEP will provide the following compensation:

– $2,000 to offset travel expenses (N/A for 2021-2022 since all events will be virtual)

– Free registration for annual convening


Candidates should meet the following criteria to be considered:

– Be enrolled in an arts administration graduate program (Master’s or PhD) or related fields or a recent (within 1 year) graduate of said program at the time of application

– Have strong interests in arts education issues in arts administration

– Have strong interest in serving AEP’s mission and the advisory council objectives


If this flexible and collaborative opportunity interests you, please send the following materials to Haley Carlson ([email protected]) no later than August 15, 2021:

1) Cover letter, including:

– Your motivations and interests in serving on AEP’s advisory council
– Examples of related work experience, coursework, or other demonstration of qualification
– The commitment to attend the all virtual and in-person meetings as outlined above

2) Resume

The Arts Education Partnership is a national network of more than 100 organizations dedicated to advancing arts education. AEP has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and the U.S. Department of Education since 1995 and is administered by Education Commission of the States.

AEP is the nation’s hub for arts and education leaders, building their leadership capacity to support students, educators and learning environments. Through research, reports, convenings and counsel, leaders gain knowledge and insights to ensure that all learners receive an excellent arts education.