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VAPA Legislative Updates








The CDE, Instructional Quality Commission, and State Board of Education (SBE) are commencing the process for revising the California Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) content standards. Per California Education Code (EC) Section 60605.13, on or before January 31, 2019, “The Superintendent, in consultation with the Instructional Quality Commission, shall recommend to the state board revisions to the visual and performing arts content standards in the subjects of dance, theater, music, and visual arts adopted by the state board pursuant to Section 60605.1, and shall recommend visual and performing arts standards in the subject of media arts.” EC Section 60605.13 further specifies that the National Core Arts Standards “shall serve as the basis for deliberations.”


Recruitment for the VAPA Standards Advisory Committee (VAPA SAC)

The CDE is recruiting educators for the VAPA SAC who will assist the Superintendent in developing recommendations to the VAPA Standards.  To read a letter from Superintendent of Public Instruction, please click HERE.

The VAPA SAC meeting dates are:

  • February 13-14, 2018
  • March 7-8, 2018
  • April 4-5, 2018
  • May 3-4, 2018

 

For additional updates visit the California Department of Education VAPA Standards webpage.