VAPA Leader Professional Learning Community
The VAPA Leader Professional Learning Community provides an opportunity for participants to share and discuss the "problems of practice" of district leaders in arts education, research and discover solutions, and have professional conversations focused on making systemic changes. This PLC aims to support school district leaders responsible for implementing the Strategic Arts Education Plan designed in partnership with Arts Empower San Diego, The California Arts Project and the San Diego County Office of Education.
Sept. 14, Oct. 26, Nov. 30, 2018, Feb. 1, March 8, April 12, May 10, 2019 Register
Theatre Teacher Community of Practice
This four-day Community of Practice has been designed for Theatre teachers at all levels of experience with a shared commitment, passion and desire to improve their teaching practice through regular interaction with one another. Participants will share successes, work through challenges together, and build relationships while creating a shared repertoire of resources to use in the classroom.
Jan. 30, March 6, 2019
and 2 days TBD Register
San Diego Arts Network Field Trip
Administrators and VAPA Leaders are invited to get an up close look at the revised California Arts Standards in action at the Creative Performing Media Arts (CPMA) Middle School in the San Diego Unified School District. Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in learning walks in classrooms representing each of five visual and performing arts disciplines.
San Diego Arts Network Retreat
Administrators and VAPA Leaders will have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the revised California Arts Standards and learn more about supporting teachers in their districts during the implementation phase
Kickstart the Arts in (Y)Our Schools
together May 10 with school and district administrators, teacher
leaders, parents, and community arts organizations providing arts
education programs to expand arts education for our students. The 2019
Kickstart the Arts event includes structured networking with colleagues
and discussions on creating the best possible arts learning environments
in San Diego County schools.
May 10, 2019 Register
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