Creativity at the Core Summer Institute

Thank you to all who joined us at the Santa Clara County Office of Education for our 3rd Annual Summer Institute.  

Highlights from our event are provided below.

2017 Summer Institute Program


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July 26th

Sarah Anderberg (CCSESA), Jeannine Flores (SCCOE-Artspiration), Dr. Steve Winlock (SCOE), and Dr. Garry Waddell (SMCOE):  Opening and Overview
Dr. Milton Chen, George Lucas Foundation:   What about the Common Core of the Child?

                                                                  Pat Wayne & Anne Bown-Crawford (CREATE CA) and Jack Mitchell and Mary Rice (California Department of Education)                                                                                                Data, Declarations, and District Arts Plans — A Winning Recipe! 

Dr. Tom Adams, Deputy Superintendent,  (California Department of Education) – Update 

Patty Taylor, CCSESA, Collaborative  Art Making Experience 

July 27th

Overview  Day 2

Louise Pascale (Lesley University):  The Impact of Arts Learning Language and Crossing Cultural Boundaries.

                                                                Francisca Sanchez (Provocative Practice),  Indi McCasey (ACOE), and Ramona Webb (Spoken Word Artist)                                                                                                                                 The World is More Beautiful: Equity, Voice, and Creative Engagement through the ARTS

July 28th

  Overview Day 3

Dr. Lisa Donovan (Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts) –  Creative Assessment:  Teacher as Curator 

  Culminating Session with Aaron Bryan (FCSS) and Jeannine Flores (SCCOE) Sing, Dance, Dream!    Music:  Kwaheri

Additional Resources 

Arts and Common Core State Standards Resources
Common Core State Standards
Blueprint for Creative Schools

Declaration of  Student Rights – CREATE CA

Cocktail Umbrella Center Piece Decorations

Exemplary Arts Schools – California Department of Education

*Note: For all Creativity at the Core module handouts and resources, please see the corresponding modules available here.


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