Strategic Investment Grants for the Arts provide up to $1,000 in matching funds to professional artists, nonprofit 501(c)(3) arts organizations and Pre K–12 teachers in Montana
T.E.A. Grant — Teacher Exploration of the Arts is a grant program for elementary classroom teachers or K-8 teachers with an elementary endorsement, who are asked to teach visual art or music and do not have a background in that subject, who wish to work one-on-one with a professional working artist in order to develop the teacher's skill in a particular artistic discipline.
Poetry Out Loud is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation in partnership with State Arts Agencies. It encourages the nation's youth to learn about great poetry through memorization and performance.
The Arts Education Artist Registry lists professional working artists available for school and community residencies.
Adaptations for Using the Arts in Elementary Classrooms offers examples in all the art forms for a variety of disabilities
Teachers can find more about folklife in the classroom including lesson plans and activities.
Quotes from MAC Artists in the Schools/Communities Residencies
State of the Arts is published six times a year by the Montana Arts Council. Montanans can receive the newspaper for free.
The Arts Improve Education lists several resources for arts education advocacy.
Teacher Professional Development has listings of workshops in Montana and a link to Professional Development grants for teachers.
Podcasts for Educators developed by former Montana Poet Laureate Sheryl Noethe. The 15-minute podcasts are designed for educators to use in teaching creative writing, especially poetry.