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Oct
28
Fri
Expanding Access to the Arts in Schools and Community: Strategic Planning Professional Learning Series @ Zoom
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm

Join Create CA and CCSESA Arts Initiative for a training series based on the newly released 4th Edition of the
Expanding Access to the Arts in Schools and Community: A Strategic Planning Guide. Arts education consultants and co-authors of the guide, Kimberleigh Aarn and Peggy Burt, will lead this 3-part learning series that will provide school leaders, arts coordinators, community arts partners and emerging strategic planners with effective methods to build consensus and unlock transformative change. The series will highlight trends in the arts education field, virtual methods to inspire teams, and practices that build leadership capacity. By the end of this series, participants will understand how to:
  • Utilize content within the newly revised Expanding Access to the Arts in Schools and Community: A Strategic Planning Guide-4th Edition
  • Apply promising practices for facilitating components of the strategic planning process virtually
  • Execute specific methods utilizing virtual platforms such as Google Suite and Miro

Series Speakers:

Kimberleigh Aarn, Arts Education Consultant, Department of Arts and Culture

Peggy Burt, Arts Education Consultant and currently coach/facilitator with the Los Angeles County Office of Education for the TEAL (Technology Enhanced Arts Learning)and ECELA (Engaging California’s English Learners through the Arts) Initiatives

Registration is linked here.

View/download series events flyer linked here.

Jan
18
Wed
Rural Arts Network Meeting @ This will be a virtual meeting
Jan 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

County Arts Leads are invited to participate in the Rural Arts Network Virtual Meetings

  • November 2nd from 4:00 – 5:00 PM
  • January 18th from 3:30 – 4:30 PM
  • May 17th from 3:30 – 4:30 PM

At the Rural Arts Network Virtual Meetings you will have the chance to

  • Connect with your colleagues charged with rural arts education
  • Receive updates on funding opportunities (the Arts Music and Instructional Materials Discretionary Block Grants, Arts and Music in Schools Funding and Accountability Act, etc.))
  • Explore ways to thoughtfully leverage funding, including through strategic planning
  • Engage in a discussion with colleagues to consider next steps

Registration Link

Rural Arts Network Flyer

For more information please contact Charissa Lewis clewis@cacountysupts.org

Jan
25
Wed
CISC Arts Subcommittee Meeting
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The CISC Arts Subcommittee meetings are for regional arts leads. Regional arts leads are determined by California County Superintendents of Schools. Contact Letty Kraus for more information lkraus@cacountysupts.org.

County Arts Leads Meeting @ This will be a virtual meeting
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This meeting is for  county arts leads and statewide partners. Contact Letty Kraus for more information lkraus@cacountysupts.org.

Jan
31
Tue
CCSESA Creativity at the Core Module 12: Leadership in Arts Education Webinar @ This will be a virtual event
Jan 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

California County Superintendents Statewide Arts Initiative is pleased to offer a webinar on the newest  Creativity at the Core module, Leadership in Arts Education.

The webinar will feature module authors Louisa Higgins, Arts Administrator, Riverside County Office of Education, and Jeannine Flores, Arts & STEAM Coordinator, Los Angeles County Office of Education.

This dynamic and informative presentation is for education leaders at every level and will include practical skills and tools for establishing sustainable arts education programming in schools.

Registration Link

Module 12 Webinar Flyer

This event is FREE but registration is required. Please contact Charissa Lewis clewis@cacountysupts.org for more information.

Feb
1
Wed
Creativity Challenge: Arts Education in California’s Court and Community Schools @ This will be a virtual event
Feb 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Join us as Studio Pathways Co-Founders Jessa Brie Moreno and Mariah Rankine-Landers lead an exploration of the key findings and recommendations in the
report.

Participants will

  • Engage with the data in the report
    including bright spots and areas of
    strength
  • Consider the implications
  • Explore recommendations,
    opportunities, and consider possible
    actions

Date: February 1, 2023

Time: 3:00 – 4:30 PM

Registration Link

Flyer

For more information contact Charissa Lewis clewis@cacountysupts.org

Feb
3
Fri
Arts Education Funding Implementation Community of Practice @ Virtual
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

With the recent passage of the Arts and Music Instructional Materials Discretionary Block Grant and the Arts and Music in Schools Funding Guarantee and Accountability Act it is more important than ever to plan strategically and creatively for how to use these and other funding streams to fulfill the goal of equitable access to fully-staffed, sequential, standards-based arts education for all students at all grade levels.

 

Community of Practice participants will prepare to support their county or district with funding implementation by:

  • Developing a deeper understanding of the various funding streams and possible uses
  • Taking stock of current need in their county or district
  • Engaging in facilitated conversations with other arts education leaders around problems of practice
  • Sharing ideas and best practices

 

COP Meetings will be virtual and will from be held from 10:00-11:30 AM on the following dates:

  • February 3
  • March 3
  • April 14
  • May 5
  • June 2

Audience: Participation is free to county and district arts education leaders but advance registration is required. Teams are encouraged but each individual member must register with the name and email that will be used for the Zoom meeting.

COP Flyer 2023

Mar
3
Fri
Arts Education Funding Implementation Community of Practice @ Virtual
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

With the recent passage of the Arts and Music Instructional Materials Discretionary Block Grant and the Arts and Music in Schools Funding Guarantee and Accountability Act it is more important than ever to plan strategically and creatively for how to use these and other funding streams to fulfill the goal of equitable access to fully-staffed, sequential, standards-based arts education for all students at all grade levels.

 

Community of Practice participants will prepare to support their county or district with funding implementation by:

  • Developing a deeper understanding of the various funding streams and possible uses
  • Taking stock of current need in their county or district
  • Engaging in facilitated conversations with other arts education leaders around problems of practice
  • Sharing ideas and best practices

 

COP Meetings will be virtual and will from be held from 10:00-11:30 AM on the following dates:

  • February 3
  • March 3
  • April 14
  • May 5
  • June 2

Audience: Participation is free to county and district arts education leaders but advance registration is required. Teams are encouraged but each individual member must register with the name and email that will be used for the Zoom meeting.

COP Flyer 2023

Mar
15
Wed
CISC Arts Subcommittee Meeting
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

The CISC Arts Subcommittee meetings are for regional arts leads. Regional arts leads are determined by California County Superintendents of Schools. Contact Letty Kraus for more information lkraus@cacountysupts.org.

County Arts Leads Meeting @ This will be a virtual meeting
Mar 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

This meeting is for  county arts leads and statewide partners. Contact Letty Kraus for more information lkraus@cacountysupts.org.


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