Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)
Students at CPJMA recive insturction through the VAPA’s Arts Education Project (AEP), which provides elementary schools with specialized visual and performing arts substitutes during regular grade-level PLC teacher collaboration time. AEP is scheduled at CPJMA for one visits per grade-level every four weeks throughout the school year, for a total or either nine or eighteen visits.
Other positive impacts of AEP:
- Increased student engagement and attendance
- Positive behavior and school climate
- School culture of collaboration and creativity
- Student retention at neighborhood school