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Arts Amplify Youth (AAY!) 2019

Set date will be April 27, 2019. More info will be coming soon!



Educator's Night Out Event; October 23, 2018

Although the RSVP window is now closed, this free and fun event showcases opportunities and resources available to classrooms throughout the county and offers teachers an opportunity to gather new, innovative teaching resources. Educators and their families will be able to explore the Museum’s latest exhibitions, learn about educational opportunities at The New Children’s Museum, and visit community partner booths with information on school field trips, teacher training, and in-classroom education.



Arts Empower SD: Mega Arts Conference 

On October 18, Arts Empower San Diego, partnered with the San Diego County Office of Education and a coalition of nonprofit arts education organizations and school districts gathered at the Old Globe Theater in Balboa Park to participate in professional development sessions, networking, to celebrate arts education in our schools!

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Let's Celebrate!

A celebration of the transformative power of the arts in education in San Diego. The arts education community joins forces with Americans for the Arts to spotlight successes in advancing arts education equitable for all students. Come together with colleagues to hear inspirational stories, youth performers, and enjoy refreshments in honor of National Arts in Education Week.

Sunday, September 9, 2018   4:30 - 6:30 p.m.   Located at The New Children's Museum 200 W Island Ave San Diego, CA 92101

 Space is limited! RSVP NOW!


La Jolla Playhouse with Arts Education Resources Organization (AERO) presents Creative Collaborations with Arts Integration

In this interactive workshop, we will explore what Arts Integration is, look at co-teaching models, experience an Arts Integrated lesson, and collaborate with other educators to develop an Arts Integrated lesson plan. Free for all AERO Organization* Associates! $15 fee for non-members *See the back of the flyer for a list of AERO Organizations


WHO: Teaching Artists, Administrators, Classroom Teachers & Parents

WHEN: Saturday, September 8th 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please arrive early to find parking!

WHERE: La Jolla Playhouse, 2910 La Jolla Village Drive


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PLEASE JOIN US on July 25, 26, and 27, 2018 

at the San Diego County Office of Education for an exciting 3-day institute that will focus on arts learning and California State Standards. Hear from educational leaders, teaching artists, arts specialists, and inspirational speakers from across the state as they provide hands-on learning opportunities focused on a suite of CCSESA’s new professional learning modules developed by County Offices of Education and Arts Partner Organization Leaders.

Registration for Attendance

Arts Integration course credit is offered to attendees whom have registered prior to the JULY 24 DEADLINE. For those of you interested in receiving credit, please be sure to register before the deadline!

We look forward to seeing you there!



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Art Amplifying Youth (AAY) Summit; April 28th 2018

The 2018 AAY! Youth Summit, led by youth for youth:

  • provided a platform for creative expression around the issues of Diversity, Equality, Inclusion, and Change,
  • foster peer-to-peer and professional learning and networking opportunities
  • advocate for the importance of youth arts and creative youth development programs.


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Literacy Residency: Event at The New Children's Museum

literacy residency

February 13, 2018

Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Come meet and hear about the work of Lee Cataluna and Cheyne Gallarde, author and illustrator of the children's book, Ordinary 'Ohana. The book shares images of a contemporary Hawaii, both familiar and unique. Martha Barnette, of the radio show A Way With Words, will be interviewing Lee and Cheyne, highlighting how they brought the work together and to share how their work applies to educational settings.

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