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June 20 AZ Arts Ed Meeting - Proposed model program

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June 20 AZ Arts Ed Meeting - Proposed model program

  1. 1. Proposed Model Arts Education Programs Competition Arizona Department of Education
  2. 2. Answering this question… <ul><li>How have schools in Arizona created excellent arts education learning opportunities and outcomes working with the (limited) resources currently available to our schools? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Proposed Structure Model Arts Ed Programs Project
  4. 4. <ul><li>The competition is at the district or Local Education Agency (LEA) level . The Superintendent wishes to recognize districts which provide equitable access to high quality arts education for all students. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Awards will be available based on LEA size . Smaller districts will not have to directly compete with larger districts as resources available can differ according to size. Proposed size categories are: 0-299 students, 300-599, 600-999, 1000-4999, 5000-9999, 10,000+. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Application for awards will be submitted to the Department in the fall. Districts will be requested to fill out an online application and upload evidence, including student work samples. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>An evaluation rubric will be used to determine the quality of the applications received . Based on the Kentucky Program Review - http://www.education.ky.gov/KDE/Instructional+Resources/Program+Reviews . </li></ul><ul><li>Review Standards include Curriculum and Instruction; Assessment; Professional Development; and Leadership. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Districts receiving recognition will : <ul><ul><li>Be recognized by the Superintendent of Public instruction at a State Board of Education meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make available student artwork, including video and audio samples, for placement on the Arizona Department of Education website for the following calendar year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be recognized on the ADE website and in press releases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be asked to showcase their programs at ADE events and conferences as appropriate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be willing to share their evidence of “best practice” on the ADE website – whether it is how they provide resources for arts learning, professional development, assessment tools, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Districts not selected will receive feedback using the rubric , and are welcome to apply again next year. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Best practice models, tools, and processes will live on the ADE website building a repository for use by the field over time. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Proposed Arts Program Review Rubric Information
  12. 12. Standard 1: Curriculum and Instruction <ul><li>Demonstrator 1: All students have access to a rigorous arts curriculu </li></ul><ul><li>that is aligned to local, state and national standards in the arts. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Authentic student products and performances from broad representation of students in all four arts disciplines, reflecting learning of standards. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skills, standards and curricular documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional resource materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital, video, audio and/or photographic documentation of opportunities provided for all students to create perform, and respond in all four arts disciplines and of formal and informal performances, critiques, analysis, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Documentation of participation in state-sanctioned arts events and other regional, district and local arts events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum committee agendas, meeting schedules, minutes, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Standard 1: Curriculum and Instruction <ul><li>Demonstrator 2: The district/LEA provides access to a rigorous arts </li></ul><ul><li>curriculum that is aligned to state and national standards in the arts. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts specific checklist for walkthrough observations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Records of extended services provided to individual students as the result of special needs or giftedness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital, audio, photographic and video evidence of student performances and exhibits, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional resource materials available to all faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Listing of arts courses, showing vertical alignment across the LEA/district </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Field trips, artist residencies, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Standard 1: Curriculum and Instruction <ul><li>Demonstrator 3: Students are actively engaged in </li></ul><ul><li>creating, relating to and evaluating the arts. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic or physical student portfolios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio/video recordings of student performances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student journals/writing samples/artist statements showing reflections and responses to their works and works of others. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student work samples show independent answers to assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student works samples show self-guided exploration </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Standard 2: Formative and Summative Assessment <ul><li>Demonstrator 1: Student’s arts assessment is based on clearly-defined </li></ul><ul><li>standards that identify the skills and knowledge expected of students in </li></ul><ul><li>each art form and for each arts course. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nationally-normed, professionally prepared, state or teacher-prepared end-of-course exams, portfolio reviews, solo or group performances, critiques, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Formally adjudicated performance events and art exhibits, evaluation sheets, audio, video. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student created products and performances with rubrics or assessments. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Art exhibits or performance events on the school, community, state and/or national level with documented, standards-based feedback. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Standard 2: Formative and Summative Assessment <ul><li>Demonstrator 2: Achievement levels for “Creating, </li></ul><ul><li>Relating and Evaluating” in each art form are </li></ul><ul><li>clearly communicated to students and can be clearly </li></ul><ul><li>observed in the students’ work. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment tasks with rubrics and student product </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written (paper and pencil tests) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State arts education associations’ performance events rubrics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student self-assessment tasks </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. Standard 2: Formative and Summative Assessment <ul><li>Demonstrator 3: Arts assessment data is maintained </li></ul><ul><li>by the district, school, and teacher; and is utilized to </li></ul><ul><li>improve instruction, inform program decisions and teacher </li></ul><ul><li>evaluation, and communicate to families regarding student </li></ul><ul><li>progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copy of district/LEA fine arts assessment policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Samples of communication to parents regarding arts progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers lesson plans reflect revised instructional practices based on analysis of student assessment results </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. S tandard 3: Professional Development <ul><li>Demonstrator 1: Professional development in dance, drama, </li></ul><ul><li>music and visual arts supports improved instructional </li></ul><ul><li>practices, innovative ways of teaching, use of arts-specific technology, and </li></ul><ul><li>effectiveness in the application of skills, processes and content in the visual </li></ul><ul><li>and performing arts. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Description of professional development provided by the district attended by arts content teachers and other classroom teachers (grade level appropriate) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development needs assessment data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual/professional growth plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>District and school policies regarding professional development are inclusive of arts education </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Standard 4: Administrative/Leadership Support and Monitoring <ul><li>Demonstrator 1: Leadership has developed and sustained a </li></ul><ul><li>shared vision of a quality arts education. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Displays of vision, mission, and belief statements that include the arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achievement in the arts program is reported in multiple ways at the district and school level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensive School Improvement Plans includes the arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student course selection materials and career pathways include the arts </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Standard 4: Administrative/Leadership Support and Monitoring <ul><li>Demonstrator 2: District/LEA leadership and staff make </li></ul><ul><li>efficient use of instructional time to maximize student </li></ul><ul><li>learning in the arts. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Master schedule with class load breakdown </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule of special events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts-focused field trip records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum maps from other academic areas showing integration and/or connection to the arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arts faculty, school council/local school board policies meeting agendas and minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School improvement plans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data analysis summaries/reports </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Standard 4: Administrative/Leadership Support and Monitoring <ul><li>Demonstrator 3: The District/LEA provides and </li></ul><ul><li>maintains appropriate facilities and utilizes all </li></ul><ul><li>available resources to support high student and staff </li></ul><ul><li>performance in the arts. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Evidence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>District arts education budgets (5 year history) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Description of arts classrooms, including samples from elementary, middle and high schools within the district/LEA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedules of events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource and equipment inventory </li></ul></ul>

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