Free Webinar: "How the Arts Achieve Local Control Funding Formula Priorities," Jan 23
California is perched on the edge of an unprecedented transformation of our education system. Over the next year, every school will receive more funding to support student success, but schools will need to hear from you about how to best use this money.
LA County "State of Arts Education" Survey Needs Your Input
As a part of its ongoing commitment to ensure all K-12 students receive quality arts education, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks to identify and map the work of artists and arts organizations in public schools in the county. The Commission requests your help to produce an accurate, county-wide snapshot showing where artists, arts organizations, and cultural institutions support public education.
You're Invited: #KidsCre8 Twitter Party, 11/20 at 11 a.m.
Arts for LA is pleased to partner with the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and its arts education initiative, Arts for All, for a lively Twitter Party on the topic of creativity and your children! The party will kick off at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20, in conjunction with American Education Week.
Four LA County Schools Recognized for Exemplary Arts Ed Programs
Four schools in Los Angeles County were among thirteen recognized by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson for "exemplary arts programs" serving middle and high school students.
Spotlight on Arts for LA Partner MonaLisa Whitaker at Inglewood Cultural Arts
This story originally appeared in Arts for All's March newsletter. We thank them for allowing us to repost it here.
Los Angeles Leaders Salute LAUSD for "Arts at the Core"
On February 22, Arts for LA joined Arts for All and The Music Center in saluting the LAUSD Board of Education for their unanimous passage of the “Arts at the Core” resolution last October.
Pasadena USD Third Graders Meet the Impressionists
Third graders at Sierra Madre Elementary School in the Pasadena Unified School District experienced the Impressionism Period (1875-1925) as part of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission's Arts for All initiative’s Residency Grant Award Program. Teaching artists Aman Dance Educators worked with classroom teachers to incorporate the theme into their daily lessons.&
SMMUSD 5th Graders Embrace "Ballroom Madness"
Arts for All Welcomes New Leadership
Arts for All recently announced the arrival of arts education leader Denise Grande to fill its vacant director position, while successful philanthropy consultant Rachel Levin stepped into the co-chair position of Arts for All’s pooled fund, which helps oversee the disbursement of grant funds in the Arts for All program.
Arts for All and Arts for LA Announce Arts Education Support for LA County School Districts
Arts for All, Los Angeles County’s collaborative effort to ensure curriculum in all public schools includes the arts, recently announced that four new districts and one charter school group have joined the initiative. Of the eighty-one school districts in the county, fifty-four are now part of Arts for All.