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:


September 17 Resources and Opportunities from our Partners


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.

Arts for LA 2021 State of the Arts Summit

The State of the Arts Summit brings together visionaries experimenting with new models and structures that center equity, sustainability, and prioritize the arts & culture sector's most valuable resource - its people. A conference-style digital convening, attendees will network, engage with cross-sector leaders, hear an update from the 2021 Laura Zucker Research Fellow, and review the takeaways from pre-summit Community Strategy Sessions.

The State of the Arts Summit is October 14. For more information and tickets: https://www.artsforla.org/sota2021

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.

Poetry Out Loud Organizer’s Training is October 5. To register: https://lacoe.k12oms.org/1543-206344

Poetry Out Loud Event Schedule

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

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.



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