2018 Convening Resources

Public Will Campaign Toolkit

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Convening Videos

Quality Indicators and Measurable Outcomes by the North Stars Create CA Committee: give your feedback here.

Declaration of the Rights of All Student to Equity in Arts Learning (newly revised with examples)


Think Tanks

Leadership Development

New Webinar! Collaborating with School Districts in the Age of Data

The launch of the Arts Education Data Project has created new energy and purpose to provide high quality arts education for all students in California. Supported by the Declaration of Student Rights to Equity in Arts Education, arts organizations, arts councils and teaching artists are expanding and adjusting their programming to match the goals and priorities of their school district partners. This webinar will highlight the power of these tools to empower all sectors to collaborate strategically. Presenters representing statewide partners include Josy Miller, Arts Education Program Specialist,California Arts Council; Sibyl O’Malley, Senior Director of Advocacy and Communications, California Alliance for Arts Education: and Pat Wayne, Program Director of Create CA. California Arts Council grantees who will share their compelling arts education programs and strategic partnerships are Nancy Ng, Executive Director of the Luna Dance Institute, Eve McEneaney, Executive Director of Arts For The Schools (Placer County) and Meghan O’Keefe, Executive Director of AmadorArts.

PTA Visual and Performing Arts Guide for Parents

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Arts Teaching and Learning in Action 

Declaration of the Rights of All Students to Equity in Arts Learning





2017 Resources

Effective Advocacy -What’s Working

A selection of other arts education presentations, toolkits, research documents, and other resources.

CreativeEconomyOutlining what the state and the Federal Government are now doing—in part through createCA— the document shares what we must do going forward – specifically, how we should work with California schools, CCSESA, CAAE, The California Department of Education, The California Arts Council, The California State PTA and others whose mission like ours is to “ensure ALL students are able to reach their full potential by advancing an education model that promotes creativity and the arts for the workforce of tomorrow.”