Visual and Performing Arts

"The arts are fundamental resources through which the world is viewed, meaning is created, and the mind is developed.ā€¯


Elliot W. Eisner
Professor of Education and Art
Stanford University

Welcome to the Los Angeles County Office of Education Visual and Performing Arts program. The purpose of this program is to assist districts/schools in delivering a systematic, sustainable, high-quality and sequential standard-based education for all students.
Featured Services
Teaching Creativity with Common Core StandardsTeaching Creativity with Common Core Standards
This series will engage participants in activities creating interdisciplinaryā€“project based teaching in alignment with the Common Core State Standards. Additionally, it will address the leadership considerations necessary to prepare for changes associated with the Common Core initiative. ...Read more
Los Angeles County's Poetry Out Loud: County Recitation ContestLos Angeles County's Poetry Out Loud: County Recitation Contest
Open to all public and private high schools, students to learn about poetry through memorization and performance, helping master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and appreciate the art of poetry. This activity also supports the Common Core English Language Arts Standards. ...Read more