At Arts for Learning Connecticut, our mission is to inspire young people and expand their learning through the arts.
We envision a future in which all young people in Connecticut engage in quality arts learning in their schools and communities that nurtures creativity, promotes cultural awareness, and cultivates critical thinking and learning skills. We envision a future in which Arts for Learning CT and our artists, partners, and supporters work in strategic partnerships to reach shared goals for young people and our state.
At Arts for Learning Connecticut, we value:
The inherent power of creativity and authentic self-expression
The evolving tradition of teaching and learning
The strength of respectful partnership and creative collaboration
The capacity for all young people to learn and grow
The imperative for diversity, equity, and inclusion across race, gender, ethnicity, ability, and sexuality
The essential need for the arts, humanities, and the broad expression of culture
Wonder, imagination, and the magic of childhood
Integrity, respect, and professionalism
Leadership and accountability