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Visual and Performing Arts California Resources

Sites with information on California resources relating to general arts education

The following sites provide general arts education information:

Arts and Crafts Hazardous Materials (Outside Source)
List of art and craft materials that may not be purchased for use in grades K-6.

ArtsEd California (Outside Source)
Online arts education information.

California Alliance for Arts Education (CAAE) (Outside Source)
Promotes, supports, and advocates visual and performing arts education for preschool through post-secondary students in California schools.

California Arts Council (CAC) (Outside Source)
To support available and accessible quality art reflecting all of California's diverse cultures.

California Art Education Association (CAEA) (Outside Source)
Dedicated to the advancement of art education through professional development, teacher resources, programs, and recognition of achievements.

California Association for Music Education (CMEA) (Outside Source)
Supports educational efforts to promote quality music instruction for the children and adults of California.

California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA)
Offers support to schools and districts by offering a full complement of services utilizing the statewide county office of education infrastructure and in particular, visual and performing arts instructional support through their Arts initiative.

California Dance Education Association (CDEA) (Outside Source)
To establish Dance as an integral part of all school curricula for grades K-post secondary.

California Educational Theatre Association (CETA) (Outside Source)
To support theatre education.

California State University Summer Arts (CSUSA) (Outside Source)
A program offering academic credit plus a festival in the visual, performing, and literary arts for college students and dedicated high school juniors and seniors.

InnerSpark: California State Summer School for the Arts (Outside Source)
Supports high school students to receive training in the arts through summer intensive sessions.

Los Angeles County Arts Commission (Outside Source)
Fosters accessibility of the arts in the County of Los Angeles.

The California Arts Project (TCAP) (Outside Source)
To deepen teachers' knowledge of dance, music, theatre, and visual art and to enhance students' success.

Questions:   Jack Mitchell | jmitchell@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0504
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