The CA Arts Education Framework provides guidance for and illuminates the importance of providing all students with an equitable and effective arts education. The 2022–2023 season of episodes will showcase the importance of providing the conditions necessary for an equitable arts education.
Each episode will focus the lens on a different aspect of the guidance within the CA Arts Education Framework. Join the entire series or catch an episode or two. The season will begin with an encore of Episodes 1 and 2 that “aired” last spring with new episodes beginning December 8, 2022.
The series is offered through Zoom, interactive, and will provide opportunities for networking and conversations with other administrators from around the state. Recorded segments and highlights will be available in late spring 2023.
TCAP is offering this program to LEA administrators and leaders free of charge.
2022–2023 Season’s Episode Dates and Descriptions
Session Times: 9:00 – 10:30 AM
Episode 1 — Creating and Improving Programs to Ensure Equitable and Effective Arts Education
Thursday, September 1, 2022
The CA Arts Education Framework emphasizes the importance of strategic planning as a pathway to provide equitable and effective arts education. In this episode, examine the conditions necessary and strategies for improving arts education through program evaluation and planning. Hear from a panel of district leaders from small, medium, and large CA districts, sharing their journey towards equitable arts education and the impact of strategic planning in their districts.
Episode 2 — Leading to Ensure Professional Learning for Equitable and Effective Arts Education
Thursday, October 6, 2022
The CA Arts Education Framework illuminates the importance of providing effective and equitable professional learning in arts education. Explore the various needs of arts educators in different contexts as well as the leaders who guide them. Hear from a panel of district leaders from small, medium, and large CA districts, sharing their approaches and commitment to professional learning and the impact it has had on student learning.
Episode 3 — Creating Curricular Coherence to Ensure Equitable and Effective Arts Education
Thursday, December 8, 2022
The CA Arts Education Framework accentuates the importance of curriculum mapping to provide effective and equitable learning in all five arts disciplines. Examine the stages of curriculum mapping: aligning content and skills across grade levels and courses, programmatic assessment, and designing instruction built from the curriculum maps.
Episode 4 — Using the Strategic Plan for Continuous Improvement to Sustain Equitable and Effective Arts Education
Thursday, February 2, 2023
A strategic plan is only as good as the action taken. The CA Arts Education Framework emphasizes the importance of progress monitoring as a pathway to providing and sustaining equitable and effective arts education. Examine possible approaches and methods by looking at how different California districts have utilized their strategic plan to drive decisions, measure progress, and create conditions necessary for re-evaluation for continuous improvement.
Episode 5 — Inquiry as Professional Learning for Equitable and Effective Arts Education
Thursday, March 9, 2023
The CA Arts Education Framework is clear about the power of inquiry to sustain educator effectiveness and expertise in arts education. Explore various models and contexts that support inquiry as professional learning for arts educators as well as the leaders who guide them.
Episode 6 — Programmatic Assessment as a Pathway Toward Equitable and Effective Arts Education
Thursday, April 20, 2023
The CA Arts Education Framework emphasized the importance of programmatic assessment as a tool to ensure equitable and effective learning in arts disciplines. Examine processes for measuring the impact of curriculum on student learning district wide.