High Quality Professional Preparation & Support

Provide coherent, comprehensive, and ongoing visual and performing arts professional preparation and support programs based on well-defined standards of practice. These programs are designed to create professional learning communities of administrators, teachers, and other staff to implement a powerful vision of excellent arts instruction for each group of students.

Overview of Principle 6: High-Quality Professional Preparation and Support

Planning Tool for Principle 6: High-Quality Professional Preparation and Support

Around the state of California, students and teachers, schools and communities, are rising to the challenge of creating high-quality arts education, often in very difficult circumstances. Below are some examples of high-quality professional preparation and support. We want to hear your story. Take a look at the overview and planning tool and share what’s working in your school. Contact Us.

3rd Annual Creativity at the Core Summer Institute

Sponsored by the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA)  Arts Initiative in partnership with CREATE CA, the California Department of Education, and Santa Clara County Office of Education-Artspiration Please join us on July 26, 27, and 28, 2017 at...

Capistrano Unified School District – The MITRE Project

Program Descriptors: Traditional, charter, magnet Urban, suburban Elementary, middle, high school Dance, music, theatre, visual arts Standards-based curriculum District middle school visual arts teachers met monthly for three hours after school throughout a year to create a standards-based curriculum for...

Monson-Sultana

Program Descriptors: Traditional school Rural Elementary Music Standards-based curriculum Instructional methodology Funding In 1994, the new superintendent, Mr. Tom Giampietro, saw that the band program was less than satisfactory for this small school district. What it needed was a music...

Los Angeles Unified School District Arts Instructional Guide

Program Descriptors: Traditional, charter, magnet Urban, suburban Elementary, middle, high school Dance, music, theatre, visual arts Standards-based curriculum The Arts Education Branch of LAUSD has completed a draft of their K-6 Arts Instructional Guides (AIG) and is piloting the guidelines...

Garfield Elementary School

Program Descriptors: Traditional Rural Elementary Dance, music, theatre, visual arts Standards-based curriculum Instructional methodology Student assessment Professional development Program administration Personnel Funding Partnerships and collaborations Garfield Elementary School is a rural, one-school district serving a total of 61 students in...

Thorner Elementary School

Program Descriptors: Magnet Urban Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts Standards-based Curriculum Instructional Methodology Student Assessment Professional Development Program Administration and Personnel Funding Partnerships and Collaborations Resources and Facilities Program Evaluation Thorner Elementary School’s curriculum is based upon the California Visual...

Fresno COE

Keeping Score–resources and video clips describing standards-based arts integration professional development for teachers in partnership with the San Francisco Symphony. Click here to view the website.   Contact Information: Robert Bullwinkel  bbullwinkel@fcoe.k12.ca.us

San Diego COE

Video tour of the San Diego Arts Network. Click here to view video.   Contact Information: Ron Jessee  ronarts@sdcoe.net

San Diego Unified School District

Short video description of standards-based professional development for teachers delivered by teaching artists. Contact Information: Ron Jessee  ronarts@sdcoe.net

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