AER can review and advise on a specific need or challenge for your school, school district, or arts or cultural organizations.

Speaking Engagements

Arts Education Resource (AER) founder Russell Granet has spoken on topics including the value of arts integration, the benefits of arts partnerships, the need for awareness in arts and disability, the role of teaching artists in public education, and arts education advocacy, among others.

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AER provides individualized work personalized to address your specific needs.


AER provides tailored guidance for groups ranging from small meetings to large professional events. Years of facilitation experience means that AER can foster the type of active participation that engages and involves all attendees, a key component in accomplishing your meeting objectives.


AER can help you design a concentrated examination of your school or organization’s specific goals and objectives to be carried out during full-day or weekend retreats.


AER can create a stand-alone workshop or a series of workshops with personalized content based on your school or organization’s need.


AER designs conferences and meetings customized for a specific topic.


AER provides support and mentorship to artists, teachers, and administrators.


AER founder Russell Granet has a distinguished teaching career includes the following courses:

New York University,
The Steinhardt School of Education

  • developed and currently teaches the graduate-level course Drama with Special Populations

City University of New York,
The Kaplan Center for Educational Drama

  • developed and taught the graduate-level course Drama with Special Education Students
  • adapted and taught the undergraduate- and graduate-level course The World of the Teaching Artist

College of Mt. St. Vincent,
The Graduate School of Education

  • developed and taught the graduate-level course Arts Integration and Special Education