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CCSESA Names New Statewide Arts Initiative Director

May 19, 2022 4:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

  California County Superintendents Educational Services Association Promoting, influencing, and advocating for high-quality education. CCSESA STATEWIDE ARTS INITIATIVE NAMES NEW STATE ARTS DIRECTOR Contact: Kindra BrittEmail: kbritt@ccsesa.orgPhone: 530.559.2978   SACRAMENTO, CA. (May 19th, 2022) – The California County Superintendents Educational...


March is Arts Education Month

March 11, 2022 3:15 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Many educators celebrating the importance of arts education during  March as Arts Education Month. This is a month dedicated to arts education and gives our education community an opportunity to appreciate how important arts education is for ALL students in...


What Teachers Say About SEL – a New Study

December 3, 2020 3:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

What Teachers Say About SEL Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the social and emotional well-being of young people was a growing concern for education leaders and policymakers. But what about the needs of teachers? The RAND Corporation conducted a survey...


National Arts in Education Week

September 10, 2020 9:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts

From Americans for the ArtsNational Arts in Education Week is a national celebration recognizing the transformative power of the arts in education. Passed by Congress in 2010 through House Resolution 275, the celebration is designated to bring attention to this cause...


CCSESA Rural Arts Cohort

June 18, 2020 3:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

CCSESA Statewide Arts Initiative has been working to build momentum for arts education in rural communities. In 2019-20, eight counties participated in a Rural County Arts Cohort to increase student access to arts education. Subgrants were provided to assist counties...


CREATE CA – A Message for this Moment

June 18, 2020 2:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

We are living through unprecedented challenges. This is a crucial turning point for each of us to reflect on how we can stand against racism. As State Superintendent Tony Thurman stated, “We know implicit bias and racism exists in every...


June 2020 Arts Initiative Newsletter

June 15, 2020 2:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

California County Superintendents Educational Services Association Inside this Issue CCSESA Statement CCSESA Statewide Arts Initiative News State Highlights National Highlights CCSESA Regional and County Highlights Upcoming Events and Convenings Statement of California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) on the...


ARTS EDUCATION IS A STUDENT RIGHT

May 24, 2020 10:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

California’s Education code promises visual art, music, dance, theater and media arts classes to each K-12 student, but only 12% of our schools are in compliance with that mandate. With nearly every school closed in California, students are left to find...


May 2020 Arts Initiative Newsletter

May 19, 2020 3:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

California County Superintendents Educational Services Association Inside this issue: CCSESA Statewide Arts Initiative News National News Statewide News County News Professional Development Opportunities CCSESA Statewide Arts Initiative News CCSESA and CDE convene Regional and County Arts Leaders from across California...


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