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Professional Learning

Arts Integration - Micro-credentials

This stack of eight micro-credentials is designed to support all educators who wish to integrate the arts into classroom instruction.

At a Glance

Art integration is an approach to teaching in which students construct and demonstrate understanding through an art form.


  • Student Learning


  • Learn what art integration looks like and how to engage students in a creative process that connects an art form and another subject area.
Developed by:

National Education Association

Last Updated: July 17, 2020


Audience Role

  • Affiliate
  • Education Support Professional
  • Teacher


  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Higher Education
  • Middle School

Session Length

Approx. 15 hours per micro-credential

Session Format


By earning these micro-credentials educators will develop skills to support true art integration and apply these strategies into their own classroom context.

Individual micro-credential topics include: 

  • Arts Integration in Literacy
  • Arts Integration in Mathematics
  • Arts Integration in Science
  • Arts Integration in Social Studies
  • Classroom Management for Creative Learning
  • Culturally Responsive Arts Instruction
  • Formative and Summative Assessment using Arts Integration
  • Partnerships and Community Engagement to Arts

NEA Micro-credentials are offered at no cost to NEA members. Non-NEA members will be charged a $75.00 scoring fee per micro-credential at the time of submission. The full list of available NEA micro-credentials can be found at:

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