Alameda County Office of Education

For Staff Development

  • Amount
    $20,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    5/13/2019
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
About the Grantee
Address
313 West Winton Avenue, Hayward, CA, 94544-1198, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Alliance for Arts Learning Leadership  
The Alameda County Office of Education’s Alliance for Arts Learning Leadership was launched in 1999 to demonstrate the measurable benefits of arts learning and to establish the arts at the core of the highest quality public education for every child in the county’s public schools. The Alliance’s ongoing work centers on two strategies: developing a professional development system for culturally responsive, arts-integrated teaching, and supporting policy changes that advance the essential role of instruction and assessment in and through the arts in high-quality public education. Renewed support for the Alliance would enable Alameda County to sustain and enhance its thriving community-building programs—the Teacher Action Research Institute and Arts Integration Specialist Program—and to deepen the work in its demonstration schools to facilitate the adoption of arts-integrated instruction and performance assessment throughout the Bay Area.
for strategic planning  
The Alliance for Arts Learning Leadership is a countywide network of teachers, school administrators, parents, businesses, artists, arts organizations, universities, and community members, for the purpose of advancing quality arts learning for all children. Created by the Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) in 1999, the Alliance works to address the huge gap in arts education resources in the county’s public schools. The top priority for the Alliance is building a leadership structure that supports sustainable systemic change in the public K-12 education system. This grant will support a countywide strategic planning process to create a three-year plan focused on moving the Alliance forward in its goals, identifying a collective impact outcome to do so, and developing a blueprint for the Alliance and its partners to leverage their resources together to accomplish what they could not do individually.

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