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.”
Cabrillo College VAPA Department Hosts K-12 Arts Specialists
VAPA (Visual and Performing Arts) Department at Cabrillo College, in collaboration with the SCCOE, once again welcomed over 30 arts teachers.
Visits to the Symphony Inspire Love of Music
It has been many, many years since Susan Worland, a violinist with the Santa Cruz County Symphony
Third Annual Summer Arts Institute
The Santa Cruz County Office of Education, in collaboration with the Arts Council Santa Cruz County, was delighted to once again sponsor a week-long Summer Arts Institute for K-8 teachers.
Arts Advocacy Video : “Why The Arts?”
Believing in the importance of arts education, the Santa Cruz County Office of Education has created a video featuring student voices expressing their thoughts on the value of studying the arts.
Common Core Standards and the Arts
David Coleman, primary author of the Common Core Standards, is very clear about how the arts help students access the Common Core requirements in English Language Arts and Math.