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DREAMs of Education – Dr. Merryl Goldberg

Merryl Goldberg, Chair, Visual and Performing Arts Department, California State University San Marcos, and author of Arts Integration: Teaching Subject Matter Through the Arts in Multicultural Settings (Pearson, 2012, 4th edition) I love being with my students. They exude potential,...

Regional Arts Lead Named

Through a regional protocol Region 5 County Superintendents named Monterey County Office of Education (MCOE) as the Region 5 Regional Arts Lead.  Hamish Tyler, Director of MCOE’s Media Center for Arts, Education & Technology, will serve as the CCSESA Regional...

Free Online Education Resources from the Los Angeles Music Center

The Los Angeles Music Center has recently published its Artsource curriculum resources online. Artsource empowers teachers to present artistic models in dance, theater, and music to their students; integrate the arts with other subject areas; and explore a broad spectrum...

Counties on the Move Towards Arts Education for ALL Students

SPOTLIGHT ON COUNTIES:  COUNTIES ON THE MOVE FOR ARTS LEARNING Knowing that the visual and performing arts contribute to effective schools, the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA), Arts Initiative continues to build capacity for arts education at the...

The Art Docent Program: A Family Legacy

Art educator Barbara Herberholz almost did not apply for what turned out to be the job of a lifetime. In 1983, San Juan Unified School District was looking for a part time art resource specialist. Barbara applied, was hired and...

Videos Ideas for Teaching Poetry in the Classroom

The power of poetry to excite some students about reading, writing and literacy is highlighted in this collection of videos compiled by digital media curator Amy Erin Borovoy. The videos include the story of one elementary-school teacher who holds weekly...

Understanding the Field of Arts Education

Learning in the arts enables every individual to develop the critical thinking, collaborative, and creative skills necessary to succeed in today’s ever-changing world.  Americans for the Arts envisions a country where every child has access to- and takes part in...

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