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2010 Grants Awarded

Arts Integration Dissemination Schools

Many schools have expressed interest in implementing an arts integrated approach. Since one of the purposes of our arts integration grant is to disseminate successful strategies, techniques, and approaches, working with additional schools is one of our priorities. The following schools have either expressed interest, met with our grant team, allowed us to present an arts integration workshop for their faculty, or currently use some arts integration techniques:

  • Acreage Pines Elementary
  • Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. School of the Arts
  • South Grade Elementary
  • Bak Middle School of the Arts
  • Conniston Middle
  • Eagles Landing Middle
  • Hammock Pointe Elementary
  • Hidden Oaks Elementary
  • Heritage Elementary
  • John I. Leonard High
  • K.E. Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary
  • North Palm Beach Elementary
  • Plumosa Elementary School of the Arts
  • South Grade Elementary
  • Tradewinds Middle
  • U.B. Kinsey Elementary School of the Arts
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Model Development and Dissemination Grant

The U.S. Department of Education awarded a $1.2 million "Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Grant" to the School District of Palm Beach County. This grant will help students learn through the arts and will provide teachers with strategies that promote student achievement by integrating arts skills and knowledge into the core curriculum.

A grant priority is to enhance, expand, document, evaluate, and disseminate the arts integrated efforts of the District's Arts Education team.

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Arts Integration Lab Schools 2010 - 2014

The "Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination" (AEMDD) grant focuses on two Title I elementary schools, Belvedere Elementary and Palmetto Elementary. The purpose of the AEMDD grant is to promote student achievement by integrating art skills and knowledge into the core curriculum, for students in grades K-5. The ultimate goal is to develop a replicable model through a high-quality arts integrated core curriculum, strengthened with research-based instructional strategies, incorporated with English Language Learner strategies, and sustained with effective professional development protocol. The model is based on Florida's Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for visual arts, music, dance, language arts, math, science, and social studies.

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Arts Integration Lab Schools 2010 - 2014

The "Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination" (AEMDD) grant focuses on two Title I elementary schools, Belvedere Elementary and Palmetto Elementary. The purpose of the AEMDD grant is to promote student achievement by integrating art skills and knowledge into the core curriculum, for students in grades K-5. The ultimate goal is to develop a replicable model through a high-quality arts integrated core curriculum, strengthened with research-based instructional strategies, incorporated with English Language Learner strategies, and sustained with effective professional development protocol. The model is based on Florida's Next Generation Sunshine State Standards for visual arts, music, dance, language arts, math, science, and social studies.