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The Santa Clara County Arts Education Initiative

 Upcoming Events

Visual and Performing Arts Meetings 2017-2018

Region 5 COP Flyer Sept 18 and 25.PNGNext Meeting: January 29, 2017 
1:30pm-3:30pm
Santa Clara County Office of Education​
 
FREE to attend


Dear Artspiration Friend,

I am excited to invite you to the 2017-2018 Visual and Performing Arts Meetings.  We are exploring a new format this year.  Each meeting will be grounded around a collective impact conversation.  The hope of this model is to bring together community leaders and educators for a discussion that will broaden our personal viewpoints, gain more information, and have an outcome that can be moved forward by all.  The same state and federal information, program shares, and networking opportunities will be included as well. 

Our next meeting will be on Monday, January 29th from 1:30-3:30 where the topic will be Defining High Quality Arts Introduction.

Click here f​or more information!​


STEAM Next: Ignite Student Learning

Region 5 COP Flyer Sept 18 and 25.PNGJanuary 26, 2018​ 
8am-3pm
Santa Clara County Office of Education​
 
Registration Fee: $125

What's next in STEAM learning? How might we strategize your action plan for the year? If you're a TK-12 teacher, administrator, or coach/TOSA, we invite you to join others in a like cohort! Participants will recieve a guided practice and support with STEAM Integration followed by sessions in Computational Thinking, Making, and Technology Integration.


Participants will:

-Make computational thinking meaningful with robotics, coding, and sequencing continuum

-Identify ways to leverage a Maker Space and making processes with student learning outcomes

-Learn Strategies for systemically integrating technology into classrooms, schools, and districts. 

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Click here for more information!​





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As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. But Crane Truck is getting cranky, Cement Mixer takes too long with bath time, and Dump Truck just isn't sleepy! Excavator and Bulldozer find that preparing for bed is a job in itself! Will they ever get some shut-eye before tomorrow's day of work? This charming musical is based upon the best-selling book of the same name.
Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts, Literature, Music, Performing & Fine Arts.  For grades K-5.

Two Performances!
Thursday, May 10, 2018, 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
TICKET PRICES : $7 per person. To purchase or receive an invoice for your class, call the Box Office at 408-961-5858, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.
VENUE: Carriage House Theatre

For more information, click here.​
Montalvo Arts Center - 15400 Montalvo Rd, Saratoga, CA 95071 
The Red Altar Project is about six teenagers who crossed the ocean from China, crashed in the Carmel Bay of California, and began the fishing industry in the Monterey Bay area in 1850. In the face of anti-Chinese legislation, media propaganda with racist caricatures, and outright violence, they persevered with courage and ingenuity in an effort to lay down roots in their volatile new home. Seven generations later, their story is finally being told.
Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts, History and Social Science, California History, Chinese American Studies, Performing & Fine Arts.  For grades 3-6.

Two Peformances! 
Monday, April 30, 2018, 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
TICKET PRICES : $7 per person. To purchase or receive an invoice for your class, call the Box Office at 408-961-5858, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.
VENUE: Carriage House Theatre

For more information, click here.​
Montalvo Arts Center - 15400 Montalvo Rd, Saratoga, CA 95071 
Waters of the Earth explores the rich folklore and mythology of seafaring peoples from all over the globe. Through four tales, learn about the selkies of Ireland, go adventuring with Sinbad the Sailor, and learn some sea chanteys (songs sung by working sailors on all different kinds of ships) along the way. Music from Irish, New England, and African-American/Afro-Caribbean traditions will also be presented throughout the performance.
Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts, Literature, Geography, Music, Environmental Studies, Performing & Fine Arts, and Irish, New England, African American, & Afro-Caribbean Studies.  For grades K-6.

Two Performances!
Monday, April 2, 2018, 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
TICKET PRICES : $7 per person. To purchase or receive an invoice for your class, call the Box Office at 408-961-5858, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.
VENUE: Carriage House Theatre

For more information, click here.​
Montalvo Arts Center - 15400 Montalvo Rd, Saratoga, CA 95071 
Searching for Spring is a musical journey that traces the history of the Persian New Year (Norouz) from its beginnings over 2,500 years ago in present-day Iran to neighboring nations before finally making its way to faraway lands in modern times. Through song and storytelling, the young protagonist shares her love for this celebration of spring's arrival on the “new day” of Norouz.
Curriculum Connections: History and Social Science, Geography, Persian Studies, Music, Performing & Fine Arts. For grades K-6.

Two Performances!
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
TICKET PRICES : $7 per person. To purchase or receive an invoice for your class, call the Box Office at 408-961-5858, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.
VENUE: Carriage House Theatre

For more information, click here.​
Montalvo Arts Center - 15400 Montalvo Rd, Saratoga, CA 95071 
The Daughters of Hypatia, the latest production from choreographer Karl Schaffer, celebrates great mathematical women throughout history with dynamic dances inspired by their work. Four dancers recount intriguing stories from these women’s lives with explorations of circular motifs, colorful projections of live video mosaics, complex clapping games, surprising audience interactions, and more.
Curriculum Connections: Math, History and Social Science, Geography, Female Studies, Performing & Fine Arts. For grades 2-6.

Two Performances!
Friday, March 16, 2018, 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
TICKET PRICES : $7 per person. To purchase or receive an invoice for your class, call the Box Office at 408-961-5858, Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm.
VENUE: Carriage House Theatre

For more information, click here. ​
Montalvo Arts Center - 15400 Montalvo Rd, Saratoga, CA 95071 
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