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Arts Education Project

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In the Arts Education Project (AEP), specially trained visiting teachers provide visual and performing arts lessons while elementary full grade-level teams are released for a three-hour block of collaborative time or PLCs. Students in AEP schools are given rotating arts instruction in three of the four arts disciplines: dance, music, theatre or visual art. Sequential, standards-based arts lessons have been written by VAPA resource teachers, who also train the visiting arts teachers on those lessons. Typically AEP provides eight lessons, approximately one per month, for every classroom. A sixteen-lesson program is also available.

AEP ran as a pilot project operating in six schools in 2016-2017; the program increased to 14 schools in 2017-2018, 24 schools in 2018-2019, and 30 schools in 2019-2020. The program was postponed during online learning in 2020-2021, but returned for the 2021-2022 school year. For more information about AEP in the current school year, including lessons, cycle schedules, and visiting teacher bios, please visit our AEP website.

To apply for AEP in 2022-2023 at your site, visit https://tinyurl.com/AEPQuote22. The application deadline is April 17, 2022.

 2021-2022 Schools With AEP AT SOME OR ALL TK-5 GRADE LEVELS

Adams
Audubon
Baker
Bethune
Boone
Burbank
Cabrillo
Carson
Carver
Central

Chavez
Cherokee Point
Clay
Crown Point
Cubberley
Dingeman
Emerson
Encanto
Euclid
Fay

Field
Fulton
Hage
Horton
Ibarra
Johnson
Jones
Joyner
Juarez
Kimbrough 

La Jolla
Lafayette
Linda Vista
Mountain View
Muir
Nye
Ocean Beach
Pacific Beach
Perkins
Porter

Rodriguez
Rosa Parks
Ross
Sessions
Valencia Park
Washington
Webster
Wegeforth
Zamorano

 


 

Program description for AEP


AEP price list



Below: kindergarten theatre class
Below: 4th grade dance class

Kindergarten theatre class 4th Grade dance class

Below: kindergarten visual art class

Kindergarten Visual Arts class


Contact

Visual and Performing Arts Department (VAPA) 
Tim Benson, Program Manager
[email protected]
858-256-2702

Administrative Offices
Revere Center
6735 Gifford Way
San Diego CA 92111

           

Curricular Materials & Instruments
Instructional Media Center
2441 Cardinal Lane
San Diego CA 92123