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    These resources are to support school arts teams at various stages of The Creative Advantage arts expansion: planning, implementation and partnership, and sustaining your arts growth.


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    Additional Resources:

    For schools in their Arts Planning Year:
    How to start an arts team
    Introducing the Arts Plan to school staff (Includes arts lessons to do with staff.)
    For schools that are Implementing Arts Plans:
    Arts Team Coordinator Job Description          Examples of Integrated Arts Supply Closets (PDF)

    Starting and Maintaining Community Arts Partnerships:
            How to use your Creative Advantage partnership funds
    Examples of past Creative Advantage-funded School Arts Partnerships
    The Creative Advantage Arts Partnership Tools          These tools were developed by a team of SPS teachers, school leaders, teaching artists and arts                               organization administrators.  The team was facilitated by Seattle Art Museum and funded by The Wallace                   Foundation.
    1. Partnership Project Design Tool (Fillable PDF Form)
    2. Arts Partnership Budget Tool (Fillable PDF Form)
    3. Partnership Lesson Planning Tool (Fillable PDF Form)
    4. Partnership Reflection Tool (Fillable PDF Form)
             Professional Development Opportunities from Creative Advantage Partners

    General Arts Resources:
             10 Lessons the Arts Teach by Elliot Eisner
             Cultural Appropriation: Guiding Questions for Curriculum (PDF)