The Arts Ed Collective identifies and shares effective tools and practices with the field-at-large. Check this page for the latest resources.
Monday, May 1, 2023
In November 2022, California voters overwhelmingly supported increased arts education funding with the passage of Proposition 28, also known as the Arts and Music K-12 Education Funding Initiative. Here is a round-up of resources that can support planning and implementation of expanded arts education in our schools.
Strategic Arts Education Planning Guide: Expanding Access to the Arts in Schools and Community – 4th Edition
Saturday, October 15, 2022
This hands-on, how-to planning process for schools, districts, counties, and communities will enable teams to assess, envision, and implement the arts within the context of developing skills and creativity.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
As Arts and Culture continues learning from and engaging with the field around healing-centered practices, we will share resources on this page. If there are other resources that you have and would like to include, please fill out this form to let us know.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
In spring 2022, the LA County Youth Commission approached the Arts Ed Collective with an interest in incorporating artwork produced by youth into the Helping Centering Youth Voices in Mental Health report to the Board of Supervisors, to make the report more accessible to youth and other members of the general public.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Resources for "Introduction to the Creative Wellbeing Approach."
A a journey of self-discovery through poetry hosted by Director of Street Poets Inc. Matthew "Cuban" Hernandez. Part of the LA County Office of Education's All In: Safe and Welcoming Schools Webinar Series.
A webinar exploring new strategies for teachers and students to express themselves through the arts. Presented by LA County Office of Education with teaching artists from the Arts for Healing and Justice Network.
Teaching Artist Eddie Ruiz demonstrates how you can use poetry for social-emotional learning in this guided practice. Part of the LA County Office of Education's All In: Safe and Welcoming Schools Webinar Series.
Laena Myers-Ionita and Jason Heath from Jail Guitar Doors walk you through a writing exercise showing you how to use your words and personal story to write a song. Part of the LA County Office of Education's All In: Safe and Welcoming Schools Webinar Series.
An interactive video that demonstrates how to implement freestyle, hip hop, and the two steps dance moves in the classroom. Part of the LA County Office of Education's All In: Safe and Welcoming Schools Webinar Series.