Educational Services Update – November 2022
The Educational Services department has been busy for the past month. We have been supporting quite a few schools and districts with professional learning opportunities, …
Arts Plan for Equity 2022-2027 Released
The Santa Cruz COE is proud to announce the release of the Arts Plan for Equity 2022-2027, a 5-year road map for arts education in …
Students Paint Murals at the COE to Promote Ocean Care
Youth Artist Taking Action painted both a mural and storm drain at the County Office of Education. Students met to discuss what and where they …
FashionTeens 2020 Virtually
Due to Covid 19 and the continuing Shelter In Place order, FashionTeens is being presented virtually this year.
The Orchestra Sings
In collaboration with the Santa Cruz Symphony, for the third year, the Santa Cruz County Office of Education supported approximately 3800 students in participating in this year’s Link Up program.
Almost 4000 4th and 5th Grade Students Participate in Link Up Youth Concerts
Almost 4000 4th and 5th grade students attended this year’s Santa Cruz Symphony and Carnegie Hall Link Up Youth Concert at the Mello Center and Civic Auditorium.
Poetry Out Loud 2019
The Santa Cruz County Office of Education has a strong partnership with the Arts Council Santa Cruz to bring the national Poetry Out Loud competition to our county.
Carnegie Hall Link Up Music Education Program Transforms Elementary Students’ Lives
It was a cold, clear February morning, as we walked into the Kaiser Permanente Arena and beheld the Santa Cruz Symphony and Youth Symphony.
The SCCOE Takes On Poetry Out Loud: A National Recitation Competition
On Thursday, February 1, high school student finalists from the county competed in the Poetry Out Loud competition at Bookshop Santa Cruz.
International Jazz Week in Santa Cruz County Schools
This year, Prince H. Lawsha, percussionist and singer, performed for several of our county’s schools.
Dance Around the World
“Through arts in education, students develop the creative thinking and problem solving skills that are crucial to successful life and work in the 21st century.”
Learning by Doing: The 2015 Summer Arts Institute
“I have had so much fun. It was one of the most rejuvenating, professional learning experiences I’ve ever had. I can’t wait to share what I’ve learned with my students and staff.”