The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM has been featured by various media and education publications as a leader in arts integration and STEAM education. Below is a selected list of previous media mentions, references and editorials.
“A Strong Finish to the School Year” Harvard Graduate School of Education
“Tech Start-Ups have Become Conceptual Art” The Atlantic
“3 Ideas for Incorporating Music into Core High School Classes” Yahoo News
“Using 3D Printing to Enhance Learning” University of Illinois Makerlab
“There’s Something Missing from STEM Learning” EducationWeek
“Promoting the Power of Art within Everyone” San Diego Tribune
“Pattern Perfect” Scholastic Teacher Magazine
“Use Arts Integration to Enhance Common Core” Edutopia
“Pivot Point: At the Crossroads of STEM, STEAM and Arts Integration” Edutopia
“Gathering STEAM” ISTE Entresekt
“STEAM Learning in Action” Lesley University
“11 Essential Strategies in Teaching Math” We Are Teachers
OFFICIAL ORGANIZATION INFORMATION
The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAMe is the world’s largest online professional development provider for teachers and leaders using arts integrated approaches. Founded in 2013 by Susan Riley, a former music educator and administrator, the Institute now serves over 800,000 educators globally each year through its online workshops, resources, courses, conferences and certification. Having achieved coveted IACET accreditation in 2019, the Institute’s programs continue to lead the way in high-quality and high-value professional development for educators. The Institute values collaboration with other organizations to continue to drive arts integration and STEAM forward for 21st century learners. Collaborations, partnerships and presentations have included the US Department of Education, The Turnaround Arts Program: A National Program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education, and many others.
OFFICIAL BIO FOR SUSAN RILEY
Susan Riley is the founder and CEO of The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM. She focuses on teacher professional development in arts integration, Common Core State Standards, 21st century learning skills, and STEAM. She is also a published author and frequent presenter at national conferences on Arts Integration and STEAM education. Susan holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the prestigious Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ and a Master of Science in Education Administration from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She lives in Westminster, MD with her husband and daughter.