• Why is learning in the visual arts essential to education
    in the 21st century?”

    ⇒ To strengthen LITERACY
         The arts are an essential language.

    ⇒ To develop a GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE workforce
         The arts develop essential skills for global competitiveness in the 21st century.

    ⇒ To nurture ENGAGED LEARNERS
         The arts promote active and complex learning.