Performing Arts COVID-19 Resources

By NFHS on May 29, 2020 speech debate & theatre directors & judges article Print

With the ever-changing situation and plentiful school closings occurring many Performing Arts classrooms are struggling with how to legally operating e-learning. Below is a listing of national resources that you can use and share with your schools. 


NFHS Resources

COVID-19 Aerosol Study (NEW):

Guidance for a Return to High School Marching Band (NEW):

Distributed Music Recordings:

Distributed Literature Recordings:

Instrument Cleaning Guidelines:

NFHS and Varsity Performing Arts to offer FREE Marching Band Show Program (NEW INFO):

Copyright Guidance:

Understanding Copyright and Compliance Course (FREE):

COVID-19 Podcast:

Press Release (Music Publishers Allow for Educational Use of Copyrighted Music):


Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) Resources

Creating Online Learning:

Click to Teach/Click to Learn:

Support for Freelance Artists:


National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Resources

Arts Education is Essential:

Letter Writing Campaign:

COVID-19 Resources and News:

Free Professional Development Clock Hours - Articles for Teaching Online during COVID-19:

Bridging the Gap: Teaching and Learning Music Online Webinar:

Virtual Learning Resources for Music Educators:

NAfME Online Professional Learning Community:


National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) Resources

Virtual Learning Resources: 

NSDA COVID19 Updates:

2020 Nationals Information:  


Music For All

Resources for Music Educators and Distance Learning:


Destination Imagination

Activities to Keep Students Engaged While at Home

STEAM Activities - DI and Disney:

STEAM Activities - Match Mine Plus Yours:

STEAM Activities - Spaghetti Tower:


Five Team Building Activities for Students:

How to Get Your Team Members or Students to Project Their Voices:


Drum Corps International (DCI) and Marching Arts Education

DCI Summer of Learning: