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Sanger Unified School District

Create a culture of ongoing communication that advocates for the benefits of arts education and arts integration that supports the district vision: “All students will have the options to demonstrate what they learn and the opportunities to be successful and achieve their dreams.”

  • Create a communication plan to inform the community and schools of arts events and programs. 
    • Arts Programs:
      • Create and distribute advocacy information, e.g. brochures, signs, testimonials, research articles, etc.
      • Createadistrictone-pageronbenefitsofarts.
      • Display Any Given Child banners at elementary schools.
    • Arts events:
      • Createacommunicationplantoinformlocalmediaofevents
      • Createacommunicationplantoinformparentsandcommunityofevents


Action Steps
Person(s) Responsible Due Date

Name & Role

Create resource list of free or low cost community arts resources and events for students and educators.

Kathleen Mattox & Jennifer Determan-Lewis
Create and distribute list of resources and events.

8/2016 Update annually

Create and distribute advocacy information, e.g. brochures, signs, testimonials, research articles, etc.

Lynette Simon and Jennifer Determan-Lewis
Distribute one-pager and poster to school sites and media.


VAPA leads
Create longer form advocacy and promotional materials.

8/2016


8/2017, ongoing

Create and purchase Any Given Child banners for elementary schools to display.

Jennifer Determan-Lewis
Create and purchase Any Given Child banners for elementary schools to display.

9/2016

Determine criteria for schools to earn the AGC Sanger banner. Awards ceremony possibly during Youth Art Month, TBD.

Karl Kesterke and Tim Lopez
Distribute to school sites who have achieved criteria.

Spring 2017

Create an online presence on the district website, including an events calendar for the arts.

Webmaster
Include VAPA information on the new district website, including an arts events calendar

10/2016

Update events

Jennifer Determan-Lewis
Update

Monthly


Impact on Students
Increased opportunities for arts experiences for students and the community. Improved communication will increase attendance of families and community members at student performances, and attendance of students and families to community performances.

Measures of Success
A Visual and Performing Arts website will be created, and regularly updated with events. Any Given Child banners will be displayed at all school sites. Advocacy information will be shared with and displayed at all school sites. A resource list of free or low cost community arts resources and events for students and educators will be created and shared with all school sites.