One day, EVERY student in Maryland will have the opportunity to imagine, create, and realize their full potential through the arts.

Individual donations are crucial to allowing us to continue our mission.

"A student walked out of the classroom and told me,

'That was the greatest hour of my life'

I almost teared up."

-Mr. Anthony Brooks
Principal, Gardenville Elementary School

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Headshots of three community schools coordinators and one community schools manager framed in blue organic shapes. The four frames are set against a transparent white organic shape and green squiggle line layered over children's artwork–flowers and buildings cut from pastel construction paper. A title to the left of the framed headshots says "Community Schools."

All About Community: Arts for Learning Serving as a Community Schools Lead Agency

We know that schools are anchors of the community. They are where our children learn and play and where our neighbors gather for information, for friendship, and to participate in civic engagement. Community schools are similar neighborhood hubs, but differ…

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When teaching artists step inside Maryland classrooms, they open doors to joy, creativity, and discovery.



Here, students connect to academic content through dance, music, storytelling, visual arts, and drama.



And through the arts, educators and school districts unlock the greatness within each child, advancing achievement and supporting authentic social emotional growth.