Burbank Arts for All: Meet the Staff & Community Meeting

Burbank Arts for All: Meet the Staff & Community Meeting

Tue, 11/15/2011 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Burbank Arts for AllJoin the Burbank Arts for All Education Foundation on November 30th for coffee and treats and meet the new staff: Trena Pitchford, Director of Development, and Lisa Mallory, Operations Coordinator. To learn more and RSVP, please click here to visit their Facebook page. 

PTA Survey: Parents Value Arts

PTA Survey: Parents Value Arts

Wed, 11/09/2011 (All day)

California State PTA logoThe California State Parent Teacher Association (PTA) has just released the results of a statewide survey of parents and families, intended to measure their top public education concerns.  The PTA reports, "The survey showed parents and families place the highest education priority on ensuring that every student has access to a complete curriculum that includes the arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering and m

Finding Arts Education On Your Own

Juana Esquivel, Journalism Intern with Arts for LA

 

 

 

Juana Esquivel, Arts for LA's Communications Intern, offers her perspective on how to make the most of limited arts education resources in a poverty-stricken public school.

 

 

Report-Out: Arne Duncan Town Hall

Report-Out: Arne Duncan Town Hall

Tue, 11/01/2011 (All day)

Arne DuncanIn a community town hall meeting at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera on Oct. 11, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan addressed arts education, among other issues. 

The purpose of the town hall was to allow parents and community members to ask Secretary Duncan questions and express concerns.

Title I Funding and Arts Education

Stephanie Kistner blogs for Arts for LA

  

  

  

Why We Should (and can!) Advocate for Title I Funds to Support Arts Education in Public Schools

by Stephanie Kistner, Education & Programs Assistant at PS Arts

 

 

 

Burbank USD Meeting with Assemblyman Gatto

Burbank USD Meeting with Assemblyman Gatto

Thu, 10/20/2011 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Burbank Arts for All: An Education FoundationThe Burbank Council PTA is joining with the Burbank Unified School District to host an evening with California Assemblyman Mike Gatto on Monday, October 24th.  Burbank's arts education foundation, Burbank Arts for All, will be in attendance.  The Burbank Arts for All Community Group can provide talking points regarding arts education to those inter

State PTA Hosting Arts Education Forum, 10/24

State PTA Hosting Arts Education Forum, 10/24

Fri, 10/21/2011 (All day)

SMARTS by the California State PTAOn October 24, California State PTA will host an Arts Education Forum for all Southern California District and Council Presidents, Arts Education Chairs, Reflection Chairs, Legislative Chairs, and members of the SMARTS advocacy network.

Town Hall Meeting with Sec. of Education Arne Duncan

Town Hall Meeting with Sec. of Education Arne Duncan

Wed, 10/05/2011 (All day)

Arne DuncanU.S.  Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is hosting a Community Town Hall Meeting on October 11, 2011 at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera.  The event is designed to engage community leaders from across the Los Angeles region in meeting President Barack Obama’s challenge to lead the world in college completion by 2020.  Arts advocates are encouraged to attend and speak to a

Nominations Open: Excellence in Parent Achievement Award

Nominations Open: Excellence in Parent Achievement Award

Thu, 09/29/2011 (All day)

Families in SchoolsThe Excellence in Parent Engagement Award was established by Families In Schools (FIS) to recognize the extraordinary achievements by community leaders within the state of California who have successfully promoted and implemented policies or best practices that help all parents support their children's education.  Nominations are open for extraordinary leaders who have contributed to parent engagement within their commun

Action Alert: Encourage Gov. Brown to Support Arts Education

Action Alert: Encourage Gov. Brown to Support Arts Education

Tue, 09/20/2011 (All day)

California Alliance for Arts EducationTake action today to encourage Governor Jerry Brown to stand up for arts education in California.  California Alliance for Arts Education has distributed an Action Alert regarding two bills, AB 1330 and SB 547.  The Governor may take action on these bills as