Visual and Performing Arts

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

 

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 Events
District Art & STEM Coordinators' MeetingDistrict Art & STEM Coordinators' Meeting
We are excited to announce the first joint meeting of Art and STEM Leaders, on October 12, 2018. In conjunction with the California Science Center we will explore STEAM through the lens of the KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh....Read more
Teaching Creativity with Common Core Standards - Elemementary LevelTeaching Creativity with Common Core Standards - Elemementary Level
This series will engage elementary level participants in activities creating interdisciplinary–project based teaching in alignment with the Common Core State Standards. ...Read more
Teaching Creativity with Common Core State Standards - SecondaryTeaching Creativity with Common Core State Standards - Secondary
This series will engage secondary level participants in activities creating interdisciplinary–project based teaching in alignment with the Common Core State Standards....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