BTS Arts places arts specialists in 400 elementary schools throughout Utah. The program operates under the direction of the Utah State Board of Education through legislative funding. The specialists teach side by side with classroom teachers to provide exceptional arts instruction that is integrated into the core curriculum. Weber State University provides professional development training for the specialists and school faculties in our BTS Arts area schools. Professional development is also provided by the BTS Arts statewide University network–University of Utah, Utah State University, Southern Utah University, Brigham Young University, Dixie State University, and Westminster College.