Powerful Family & Community Engagement

Implement strong family and community engagement programs that build leadership capacity and value and draw upon community funds of knowledge to inform, support, and enhance visual and performing arts teaching and learning for each specific group of students.

Overview for Principle 7: Powerful Family and Community Engagement

Planning Tool for Principle 7: Powerful Family and Community Engagement

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 powerful family and community engagement.

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Walnut Elementary Education Center, Turlock Unified

Short video highlighting how Walnut Elementary teacher-leaders work together with administrators to engage families and infuse the arts throughout all curriculum. Contact Information: Mark Holmes  mholmes@turlock.k12.ca.us

Buellton Union School District

Short video highlight honoring Ron Zell, teacher of the year, who shares his thoughts and ideas on integrating the arts.   Contact Information: Ron Zell  rzell@buelltonusd.org

San Juan Arts Community

Through the work of the San Juan Arts Community, a variety of programs enrich arts education in San Juan. Programs include an art docent program, middle school band clinic, theatrical society, Latino Dreams club, and National Art Honor society. The...

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