SDE: Music


{music classroom of students playing instruments}
“Music education opens doors that help children pass from school into the world around them – a world of work, culture, intellectual activity, and human involvement. The future of our nation depends on providing our children with a complete education that includes music.” –President Gerald Ford


  • Overview of Connecticut's Common Arts Assessment Initiative [PDF]
  • CT Common Arts Assessment Powerpoint [PDF] [PPT] (Large file, loads slowly) 

Permission Form for Student Work and Visual Images [DOC] [PDF]


Teachers & Administrators

      Teaching Music in Connecticut

     Professional Organizations

     Professional Development Opportunities

Parents, Students & Community



Jackie Coleman
Education Consultant for the Arts
Office of Academics
Connecticut State Department of Education
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06145
Phone: 860-713-6592
Major Responsibilities:
   Media Arts
   Visual Arts

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