Arts Education Collaborative maintains connections at the local, state, national, and international levels to inform its work.


  • AEC is a member of the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council.
  • AEC is a member of the Remake Learning. Jamie Kasper is a member of the Professional Learning Collaborative Workgroup, and Yael Silk is a member of the Pittsburgh Regional STE(A)M Ecosystem.
  • AEC maintains a network of liaisons in local school districts, arts organizations, and higher education institutions to both disseminate and gather information.
  • AEC works to connect with legislators.




  • Jamie Kasper is involved in the International Society for Technology in Education. She was one of the founders of ISTE’s Arts & Technology Network, continues to serve as a member of the Creativity Playground planning committee, and was honored in 2016 to receive the Making IT Happen award at the conference in Denver.