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The Santa Clara County Arts Education Initiative

 Upcoming Events

The Marion Cilker Conference for Arts in Education 

Saturday, October 26, 2019 | 8:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

@San Jose Museum of Art 

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Website Information & Registration Link: 

VAPA Community of Practice Meetings 

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November 18, 2019 | 1:00 P.M. @Santa Clara County Office of Education 

Join us as we review the Artspiration Strategic Directions and discuss the Vision of Arts Education in Santa Clara County with Peggy Burt of the California Alliance for Arts Education.

VAPA Flyer 2019-20 - UPDATED.pdf


#CaArtsEdChat on Twitter 

Every Wednesday at 4:00 P.M. 

Join @PCrooks_VAPA and arts education experts from across the state for a Twitter Chat every Wednesday from 4 to 4:30 p.m. We are growing a statewide virtual professional learning community for educators, artists, and others passionate about arts education. Let’s chat about the new state arts standards, best practices, and the great things happening in your classes. If you have never Twitter Chatted, here is the helpful website with instructions. 

September's theme will be on RESPONDING, one of the four artistic processes addressed by the California Arts Standards.  

Coming this October 

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As part of Arts and Humanities month in October, the San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs is challenging San Joseans to use their powers of creative expression every day for the month.  
Sign up to receive the daily prompts by email and share your responses on social media. Our creative partners will help us select their favorite responses to the daily prompts to receive special giveaways and discounts.

From the California Department of Education 


CA Educational Theatre Association Conference 

Santa Maria, CA | October 11-13, 2019 

Registration Information: 


2020 Media & AME Workshop Opportunities

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Download the flyer: 2019-20_AME and Media Workshop_Final.pdf

Arts Teacher Network Meeting 

Thursday, January 30, 2020 

Mt. Pleasant High School - 1750 S White Rd, San Jose

If you teach the Arts, join us for a night of networking and support. 

Register HERE

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Arts, Media, & Entertainment Leadership Institute 2020 

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Registration Information HERE

Bring Hamilton to Your Classroom 


Flyer Here: Hamilton Flier.pdf

Registration Page Link: 

the arts matter.

Film by Iris L., 10th Grader at Silver Creek High School, East Side Union High School District 

First Place Winner of the Student Voices Campaign  

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Iris L. with Dr. Mary Ann Dewan, Superintendent of Schools


Read this article:

  • By Gary Waddell, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent of Equity, Educational Progress and Public Affairs 
  • for the Santa Clara County Office of Education.

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