Check in with the Education Department at your college and see if they have any internships available. Also, ask your professors if they know of any available internships in preschool or elementary school that might lend themselves to arts education. Often local elementary schools will receive special funding from the state or federal government for arts education.
With the coronavirus situation you may have to do this online. There may be helpful information out there. It seems some private schools or church related schools are trying to get something started for the summer. This would be a great opportunity to volunteer to lead an art activity.
Be ready to volunteer in the public schools in September as hopefully everyone will be going back to school.
Jane recommends the following next steps:
- Check the local school district's website for information about their arts education.
- Check your college's website for information from their school of education about opportunities in arts education
- Check banners posted at private schools and church related schools for information about summer activities. Take down their phone # and call them about the possibility of volunteering to do art with the children.