District Arts Coordinator Convening Series

The 2021-22 dates for the District Arts Coordinator Convening series are September 17; November 5; January 28; March 25 and May 20. Meetings are held from 2:00PM-4:00PM. If you have not yet registered for the series, you can do so here:


November 5 Resources and Opportunities from our Partners


Convening Agenda for November 5

Check out the summary agenda, which includes all resources shared during the meeting.

Upcoming Event:
School District Arts Plan Tune-Up
December 9, 2021 | 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Working with Arts Ed Collective Coaches, this virtual workshop will revitalize your school district Arts Education Plan. Whether you’re in the midst of implementing a current plan or have an out-of-date plan, this workshop is for you! This convening will give you a chance to collaborate with Arts Ed Collective Coaches, who will provide the tools for thinking strategically about your arts education plan.

For more information and to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/school-district-arts-plan-tune-up-1-registration-212634925787

LACOE Resource Folder for VAPA Coordinators

Find updates on school reopening, regional and statewide professional development opportunities, student programs and more in this resource folder compiled for LA County district arts coordinators. Bookmark the link and check back for new information.

Check out the resources here: https://bit.ly/LACOEartscoordinators.

Poetry Out Loud 2022

The National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation work with thousands of schools and organizations nationwide to bring students a unique way to learn and love poetry. Through Poetry Out Loud, students read, memorize, and recite classic and contemporary poems. This event is supported by the Los Angeles County Office of Education, the Los Angeles Department of Arts & Culture, and the California Arts Council.

Register your local Poetry Out Loud event by December 16, 2021 to qualify for the County competition. https://bit.ly/LACOEPoetryOutLoudREGISTER.

DMH+UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence Learning Center

Explore the DMH + UCLA Wellbeing for LA Learning Center! Download resources, access self-guided courses, and watch videos that support your understanding of prevention and wellbeing: https://learn.wellbeing4la.org/

Arts Ed Twitter Chat - #CaArtsEdChat

Join @PCrooks_VAPA, @VAPAJeannine, @aaronbryan, and other arts education leaders from across the state for the #CaArtsEdChat, a Twitter Chat held every Wednesday from 4:00PM to 4:30PM. Join discussions on topics such as: the newly adopted CA Arts Framework; integrating the arts and technology; arts and anti-racism; and more!

New to Twitter, want to learn more about the Twitter Chat or see the questions in advance? Visit https://bit.ly/CaArtsEdChat1.


September 17 Resources and Opportunities from our Partners

CCSESA Rural Arts Network (CRAN) 2021-22

Through the Rural Communities: Ensuring Equity and Access to Arts Education series, rural leaders will share emerging and best practices to build momentum for arts education. Join colleagues from across the state to learn, share your voice and expand the field’s understanding of the specific strengths and challenges of rural areas as we offer equitable, accessible arts education for students in Grade Pre-K through 12.

For information and to register: https://ccsesaarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/CCSESA-Rural-Arts-Network-2021-22-Highlight-S1Flyer-3.pdf



If you have questions, contact the Arts Ed Collective, artsedcollective@arts.lacounty.gov.