Craig Dreeszen, Ph.D.
Dreeszen & Associates
Craig Dreeszen is a consultant, author, and teacher. He works nationally to provide solutions through strategic planning, program evaluation, training, organizational development, and meeting facilitation for nonprofit organizations, foundations, and public agencies.







The Arts Education Partnership commissioned a study that yielded Partnerships: Improving learning in schools with arts partners in the community by Craig Dreeszen, Arnold Aprill and Richard Deasy, 1999. Learning Washington, D.C. The Arts Education Partnership.

The National Endowment for the Arts commissioned the 1991 study that produced Intersections: Community Arts and Education Collaboration by Craig Dreeszen, Amherst: Arts Extension Service.

Americans for the Arts contracted the Proceedings of the Winston Salem Arts Congress, by Craig Dreeszen, Washington D.C.: Americans for the Arts.

The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies commissioned Achieving our Mission through Arts in Education: The 1995 State Arts Agency Executive Directors and Arts in Education Coordinators, NASAA Meeting Report by Craig Dreeszen, Washington, D.C.: The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies.

The National Endowment for the Arts contracted to design, evaluate and document the Southern Region Arts Education Partnership in Action: Summary Report by Craig Dreeszen. A cooperative program among the National Endowment for the Arts, the Southern Arts Federation, and the Kentucky Arts Council.

The National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies commissioned reports from the 1991 rural development project, "Rural Forum High Plains Region" and "Rural Arts Forum Southwest Region" in Report on the Regional Rural Arts Forums for the High Plains, Southwest, and Central Plains States. Washington, D.C.:The National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies.

The National Endowment for the Arts and the U.S. Department of Education commissioned Dreeszen to facilitate meetings of arts educators that produced The Arts in American Schools: Setting a Research Agenda for the 1990's, National Endowment for the Arts and U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Research. Annapolis, MD, 1992

Evaluation studies include:

  • Evaluation of Shakespeare & Company's 2005 Professional Development Institute for Teachers, 2005
  • Evaluation of Maine Arts Commission Summer Teacher Institute, 2005
  • Evaluation of Discovery Research program for the Maine Arts Commission, 2205
  • Evaluation of state arts service partnerships with the Maine Arts Commission, 2004
  • Evaluation of the Arts Education Coordinator Leadership Initiative, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, 2001-02
  • Evaluation of the Arts Education Program of the Maine Arts Commission, 2001
  • Evaluation of the partnership between the Wisconsin Assembly for Local Arts and the Wisconsin Arts Board and the Arts Peers program, 2000
  • Evaluation of the Local Cultural Council, Matching Incentive Program, Massachusetts Cultural Council, 2000
  • Evaluation of the Education Partnership Initiative, Massachusetts Cultural Council, 1999


Craig Dreeszen, Dreeszen & Associates
33 Bardwell Street
Florence, Massachusetts 01062 -1305
(413) 585-8474
FAX (413) 585-8534

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