This survey was made available online from May 28, 2009 to August 14, 2009. Participation was encouraged but not mandated by any federal or state governed agency and all respondents were solicited online. The survey was sent to district-level superintendents and art specialist coordinators who were asked to distribute the information and a link to the survey to principals and assistant principals in their district.
A total of 154 respondents completed the survey. Respondents were asked to complete demographic information to facilitate an understanding of the participants in this survey. No individuals or organizations are identified by name in final reports or any publicly published outcomes and no names were shared with other organizations.