The Arts Ed Collective identifies and shares effective tools and practices with the field-at-large. Check this page for the latest resources.


Introduction to the Creative Wellbeing Approach

Introduction to Creative Wellbeing Approach Resources

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Resources for "Introduction to the Creative Wellbeing Approach."

Butterfly Wings and Scales by Swift Lee Office

Poetry Exercise: How To Write a Love Poem to Yourself

Monday, May 2, 2022

A a journey of self-discovery through poetry hosted by Director of Street Poets Inc. Matthew "Cuban" Hernandez.

Healing Through the Arts Webinar

Webinar | Healing Through the Arts

Monday, May 2, 2022

A webinar exploring new strategies for students to express themselves through the arts.

Poetry: How to Use it for Social-Emotional Learning Webinar

Poetry: How to Use it for Social-Emotional Learning

Monday, May 2, 2022

Teaching Artist Eddie Ruiz demonstrates how you can use poetry for social-emotional learning in this guided practice.

How To Write A Song To Tell Your Story

How To Write A Song To Tell Your Story

Monday, May 2, 2022

Laena Myers-Ionita and Jason Heath from Jail Guitar Doors walk you through a writing exercise showing you how to use your words and personal story to write a song.

How To Take A Dance Break To Relieve Stress

Monday, May 2, 2022

An interactive video that demonstrates how to implement freestyle, hip hop, and the two steps dance moves in the classroom.

Promoting School-based Arts Education

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Want to help advocate for more arts education in your local schools?  Here are tips and resources for actions you can take to speak up for arts education.

COVID-19 Resources

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

As information about the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the Arts Ed Collective is continuing to support LA County's arts education community in any way we can. Find a curated list of resources including arts education lesson plans, funding opportunities, and webinars below culled from a variety of sources and partners. 

California PTA: New Guide for Parents & Advocates

Friday, June 15, 2018

California State PTA in partnership with Create CA is pleased to launch the Parents’ Guide to the Visual and Performing Arts in California Public Schools. This guide provides an overview of what your child will learn in the arts disciplines of dance, music, theatre and the visual arts by the end of each grade level.


Arts Education Innovation Lab Resources

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

As the Innovation Lab continues to expand its work, resources as well as updated drafts will be added to this page. Documents labeled as drafts, such as the Theory of Change, are archival.