"The time is right for us to become a cultural leader in arts education, for actively developing creativity in education today, and for laying a foundation for the benefit of our children tomorrow." -- Mrs. Edith O'Donnell, Program Founder
The O'Donnell Foundation Advanced Placement Arts Incentive Program is committed to making Texas the nation's leader in AP arts education. To be successful in the 21st century global economy, students must develop a new set of skills. Advanced arts and music education stimulates innovation, cultivates critical thinking, and develops a greater understanding of diverse cultures.