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COTA COLLABORATIONS TEACHERS AND ARTISTS

Application ID

PRJ-21A-17163

Application Type

Impact Projects

Approved Grant Amount

18000

Project Description

CoTA (Collaborations: Teachers and Artists) is a non-profit, professional development organization with a 24-year history dedicated to building teacher capacity in arts integration. CoTA’s mission is to deepen academic learning in the classroom by engaging teachers in the design, creation, and presentation of arts-integrated projects that align with academic curriculum. CoTA’s practice of involving students in the artistic process cultivates creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and innovation.

CoTA maintains a core belief that integrating the arts into academic subject areas promotes engagement, equitable access to content, and pathways to improved achievement for all students. Since its inception in 1998, CoTA has collaborated with 2,100 teachers and more than 45,000 students at 44 schools from nine districts in California. To date, 85% of all students served in our core programs are students of color while 62% qualify as low income.

Organization Summary

CoTA (Collaborations: Teachers and Artists) is a non-profit, professional development organization with a 24-year history dedicated to building teacher capacity in arts integration. CoTA’s mission is to deepen academic learning in the classroom by engaging teachers in the design, creation, and presentation of arts-integrated projects that align with academic curriculum. CoTA’s practice of involving students in the artistic process cultivates creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and innovation.

CoTA maintains a core belief that integrating the arts into academic subject areas promotes engagement, equitable access to content, and pathways to improved achievement for all students. Since its inception in 1998, CoTA has collaborated with 2,100 teachers and more than 45,000 students at 44 schools from nine districts in California. To date, 85% of all students served in our core programs are students of color while 62% qualify as low income.

Organization

COTA COLLABORATIONS TEACHERS AND ARTISTS

Address

342 Euclid Ave, Ste 406 #110

San Diego

Phone

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