Creative Connections - Educators
Educators in Schools and School Districts in the Greater Orange County area are eligible to apply to be a part of the Creative Connections Program. Priority will be given to schools receiving support from Title 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.There is NO FEE to participate, the Creative Connections program is entirely grant funded and is FREE to schools and school districts. Educators selected to participate in the program will collaborate with Interns to ensure the project conducted complements the Common Core curriculum, addresses the Visual and Performing Arts Standards, and generally fits the needs of the classroom. Please review the available projects, below, for the 2016-17 school year prior to applying.
Applications for the 2016-17 Creative Connections program are no longer being accepted. Applications for the 2017-18 program will be accepted in the fall.
2016-17 Creative Connections Projects
|Arts Discipline||Subject||Grade||Project||Suggested Availability|
|1||Art||Math||5-6||Visual art from mathematical equations||Mornings-MW; Friday|
|2||Art||8-12||Mixed media, non-traditional visual art||Friday|
|3||Art||English, Language Arts||9-12||Literary works become comic, coloring or children's books||Mornings-MW|
|4||Art||9-12||Color theory||Once a Week|
|5||Art||History/Social Studies||5-6||Visual art and art history to connect with history/social studies curriculum||Mornings-TWThF|
|6||Dance||Spanish||3-4||Dance to understand Spanish language and culture||Once a Week|
|7||Dance||9-12||Improvisation, composition and choreography||Twice a Week|
|8||Dance||K-12||Dance for students with special needs||Once a Week|
|9||Drama||K-6 or 9-12||Vocal technique, acting for musical theatre, staged musical||Afternoons-MW; Friday|
|10||Drama||K-6 or 9-12||Monologue, scene and song study||Mornings-MWF|
|11||Drama||English, Language Arts||9-12||Integreate theatre into literature and history through character study, oral interpretation and script writing||Afternoons|
|12||Music||7-12||Technique, phrasing, sound and tone production; Violin coaching||Once a Week|
|13||Music||9-12||Cello coaching, cultivate passion for music||Once a Week|
|14||Music||9-12||Horn coaching, physiology and psychology of performance||Once a Week|
|15||Music||9-12||Viola coaching||Once a Week|
|16||Music||6-12||Develop and coach small/chamber ensembles||Once a Week|
The 2016-17 project timeline will be:
*Please note, we do our best to match the interests of the Interns with the needs of Classroom Educators, because of this, we may not be able to partner all Interns with Educators.