Visual and Performing Arts
Goals: We focus on our 3 Strategic Priorities in the Santa Cruz COE Arts Plan for Equity, including students having: (1) access to arts education that supports and increases their engagement, connection, and social-emotional development and wellness; (2) access to standards-based teaching and learning in the Arts: and (3) equitable opportunities to engage in arts education.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Arts Integration Community of Practice
The 3rd Thursday monthly in September 15, October 20, November 17, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20Audience: TK-12 grade Teachers, Teaching Artists, Administrators & Educational Leaders
Visual and Performing Arts Teachers Network and Professional Learning
Visual and Performing Art Teachers Network: We will join forces with PVUSD. At the first meeting, we will address having a separate network for teachers who are unable to make these meetings.
For All Teachers: Wednesday, August 17 from 2:00-3:00 at the Watsonville City Building Community Room
All meetings will be held in Watsonville on Wednesdays between 2:00-3:00.
For Secondary Teachers: 9/14/22; 10/12/22; 11/9/22; 12/14/22; 1/11/23; 2/8/23; 3/8/23; 4/12/23; 5/9/23
For Elementary Teachers: 9/21/22; 10/19/22; 11/16/22; 12/14/22; 1/18/23; 2/15/23; 3/15/23; 4/19/23; 5/7/23Audience: TK-12 grade Teachers, Teaching Artists, Administrators & Educational Leaders
Professional Learning in Music
Santa Cruz COE, Santa Cruz Symphony & Carnegie Hall Link Up Orchestra Sings Professional Learning
Please attend the Link Up Professional Learning: Wednesday, September 21 from 2:00-3:30 at Amesti Elementary School in Watsonville OR Friday, September 23 from 3:00-4:30 at Soquel Elementary School in Soquel.
fTBD: Orchestra Sings follow-up meeting November 16 from 2:00-3:00 on Zoom.Review the Link Up program, develop familiarity with the selections for the Link Up Concert. review best practices of the program, share lessons, successes, challenges & next steps.
Audience: 3-6th grade Teachers and Teaching Artists
Summer Arts Integration Institute
4 days at the beginning of JuneJoin us for the region-wide Summer Arts Integration Institute! We explore the arts disciplines and arts integration. We provide strategies to help support students in developing their voice, leadership skills, creativity, equity lens, social and emotional wellness, and connectedness. Finally, we explore our own creativity and social-emotional wellness. We look forward to having you join us!
Audience: TK-12 grade Teachers, Teaching Artists, Administrators, High School & College Students
Artist Teacher Partnership Program
Attend 3 meetings throughout the year.Form a collaboration between the classroom teacher and a teaching artist. Co-create and co-teach lessons that draw from Common Core and California Arts Standards. Create binder of lessons that can be shared and replicated.
Audience: Teachers, Teaching Artists, Alternative Education High School Teachers
Poetry Out Loud
1 meeting in September and 1 meeting in early December
These PL offerings lead to the Poetry Out Loud Student CompetitionBecome familiar with the national Poetry Out Loud format, strategies, curriculum & assessments. Review how to use the program to support students. Share best practices. Review Rubric & Judging Criteria. Learn how to hold a classroom and school competition.
Audience: High School Teachers
World Languages Poetry Showcase
2 meetings in December & FebruarySupport our multilingual community by showcasing poetry in many languages. Support students in improving their analytical skills through reading and interpreting a variety of poems. Share best practices for teaching poetry recitation.
Audience: High School Teachers
Youth Art Exhibit
Fall - SpringSupport teachers in teaching standards-based visual art lessons and collect student work to showcase in the Youth Arts Exhibit
Audience: TK-12 grade Teachers, Teaching Artists
Fall - SpringSupport teachers in using the FashionTeens program that integrates the Arts with Environmental Literacy
Audience: Middle & High School Teachers, Art Teachers, Teaching Artists
Youth Artists Taking Action
Fall - SpringIncrease student voice, engagement and leadership throughout our high schools. We can support you and your students by presenting options for student participation in Youth Artists Taking Action.
Audience: Teachers, Middle and High School Students