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Arts Orange County’s Arts Education Resource Directory
Arts Orange County believes that the arts provide a unique pathway for all students to view the world, create meaning and develop their minds. Studies have shown that the arts provide lifetime benefits and are unsurpassed in their ability to engage students in learning and empower them to make change in our world.
The arts education programs listed here have demonstrated to a panel of qualified arts education professionals that they are quality programs who adhere to the California State Curriculum Standards.
These programs are available for booking during school day and are searchable by five appropriate categories. The category of program type includes residencies (6 or more sessions per class), workshops (1-5 sessions per class), performances (at your school), field trips and showcase opportunities for students. For classes and workshops available for students after school or on weekend, please visit classes and workshops section of SparkOC.com.
Arts Education Resource Directory
Additional Arts Education Resources
The following are links to arts education associations, foundations, and other arts resources of interest to educators.
American Choral Directors Association - www.acdaonline.org
Arts Edge - artsedge.kennedy-center.org
Arts Resource Center - www.teachingarts.org
California Alliance for Arts Education - www.artsed411.org
California Art Education Association - www.caea-arteducation.org
California Arts Council - www.cac.ca.gov
California Arts Project - csmp.ucop.edu/tcap
California Association For Music Education - www.calmusiced.com
California Dance Educators Association - www.cdeadans.org
California Department of Education - www.cde.ca.gov
California Education Theatre Organizations - www.cetaweb.org
CA State PTA's SMARTS program - www.capta.org/sections/programs-smarts/index.cfm
Getty Foundation - www.getty.edu/artsednet
New Music Education Resource - www.musicfriends.org
Orange County Department of Education - www.ocde.k12.ca.us
Southern California Vocal Association - www.scvachoral.org
Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association - www.scsboa.org
The California County Superintendents Educational Services Association Arts Initiative - www.ccsesaarts.org