Calendar

Mar
16
Wed
Arts Now Meet Up – Virtual Training @ Zoom
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join fellow Arts Education Advocates to connect, problem-solve, share successes, brainstorm strategies and hear updates from districts around the state. Join whenever you can, stay as long as you can. This space is for you!

Sep
21
Wed
CISC Arts Subcommittee Meeting
Sep 21 @ 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.

Sep
27
Tue
CCSESA Creativity at the Core Module 12: Leadership in Arts Education Launch @ The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum
Sep 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

The Riverside County Office of Education is pleased to announce the debut presentation of CCSESA’s Creativity at the Core Module 12: Leadership in Arts Education

Written and presented by  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 give practical skills and tools for establishing sustainable arts education programming in schools.

Sponsored and hosted by Edwin Gomez, Ed.D., Riverside County Superintendent of Schools, who will also provide opening remarks.

4:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
Refreshments and Museum Viewing

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Leadership in Arts Education Presentation

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – CLICK HERE

View/download the event flier here.

Oct
14
Fri
Expanding Access to the Arts in Schools and Community: Strategic Planning Professional Learning Series @ Zoom
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – Oct 28 @ 2:00 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.

Oct
21
Fri
Expanding Access to the Arts in Schools and Community: Strategic Planning Professional Learning Series @ Zoom
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – Nov 4 @ 2:00 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.

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.


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