Arts Grants for Santa Clara County Teachers Announced
The ArtsEdConnect program awards grants to teachers and classrooms in Santa Clara County to support and encourage arts education in our schools. ArtsEdConnect is jointly managed by SVCREATES and the Silicon Valley Education Foundation.
The ArtsEdConnect partnership is pleased to announce that through the generosity of the County of Santa Clara and the Warmenhoven Family Foundation $150,000 will be awarded again this school year. The second grant round will open on January 21st 2019 and close on February 4th 2019.
Grants of up to $1,000 per teacher are available to help take students to performances or museums, bring artists to the classroom, or help with student performances and special, interesting arts projects that local teachers can create for their students. Grants of up to $250 per teacher are available for the purchase of arts-related materials for special class art projects.
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Visual & Performing Arts (VAPA) Meeting - January 22, 2019
Join us on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. for the VAPA Meeting for An Introduction to the new CA VAPA Standards.
Experts from the California Department of Education will join us. All are welcome!
Webinar - January 29, 2019 | 11:00 A.M.
Arts Education for all students doesn't have a one-size-fits-all solution, so the Create CA Campaign team will host a webinar on January 29th at 11 am to give you the creative tools and resources you need to feel like you have even more energy, support, and impact.
This one hour interactive webinar will dive into:
— What this campaign is (and what it isn't)
— Models for partnership, and examples from the field
— Available resources, including new editable files and presentations
— Open Q&A
To register: https://createca.nationbuilder.com/webinar_rsvp
Introduction to New VAPA Standards for Teaching Artists
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | 1:30 - 3:30 P.M.
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
180 Woz Way, San Jose
Teaching Artists are invited to get an overview and introduction to the new California Arts Standards for Public Schools, Prekindergarten Through Grade Twelve. Participants will understand the philosophical foundations, gain knowledge on the design and layout of the standards, and experience hands-on activities based on the standards.
The session is for Teaching Artists who support K-12 students through museum education, push-in programs, after-school programs, and other visiting teaching artist roles. Please indicate your main content area for supplies. The event and materials are free for registered participants.
Provided by Artspiration and Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose.