For Teaching Artists
Use your skills to teach others
Make a difference in your community’s learning spaces. Join dozens of other Santa Cruz County artists and bring your artistic talents to teachers, classrooms, and after school programs.
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Become a Teaching Artist
Inspire a kid. Build relationships. Make someone else’s day a little more colorful. When you become a Teaching Artist, you’re joining the high quality network of Arts Council Santa Cruz County. We share this resource with dozens of schools across the county every year, connecting teachers and school leaders with new artists to bring into their classrooms.
Get started and submit your easy Teaching Artist Application today.
Note: We prefer the PDF format, but Word is included for your convenience. The instructions are included. Be sure to save the document using “Save As” to your computer and include your name in the title.
Renew your Teaching Artist status
Ready for another year of sparking imagination and creativity in your community? Renew your listing in the Teaching Artist Directory.
Complete this simple renewal form today. When you’re done, e-mail the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Level up your work
Explore these helpful resources to take your teaching to the next level:
Teaching Artist gatherings 2020
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Get to know your community
Explore the resources below to better understand the schools, frameworks, and standards for arts education in Santa Cruz County.
Santa Cruz County Schools & Contacts
Visual and Performing Arts Content Standards for California Public Schools (CA VAPA)
California State Board of Education Visual and Performing Arts Framework
Join the Arts Now Community, a group of advocates making sure every student has access to arts education in Santa Cruz County.
Build your skills and network
Connect with statewide networks and toolkits designed to support California teaching artists just like you.
Teaching Artist Guild of California
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