Taking the Lead in After School Programs: Expanding Horizons for Arts Education

Taking the Lead in After School Programs: Expanding Horizons for Arts Education

This guide provides assistance to school and district leaders in the development of k-12 visual and performing arts after school programs.

The guide includes information about key steps educational leaders can take to facilitate standards-based arts instruction and learning aligned to the Visual and Performing Arts Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten through Twelve (CDE Press, 2004).

  • Beginning the planning process
  • Examining criteria for a quality arts education program
  • Reviewing a summary of research on arts education
  • Addressing professional development needs
  • Establishing partnerships and finding community resources
  • Learning from leaders of model programs

Funding provided by the David and Lucille Packard Foundation

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