Engaging a community, together
of learning, through interdisciplinary thinking and utilizing Big Ideas,
promotes deeper levels of student understanding within all subjects, including Arts Education.
continue to engage
students in learning that is active and allows for deeper
understanding of the subject matter.
strength of community within our school district's Arts Education programming, including Artists for Kids, and Band and Strings, fosters a strong sense of belonging
for our students that begins with the positive relationships established with
We see clearly the school district’s Social and Emotional
Learning continuum enables student engagement and enhanced learning, with an emphasis on creating
strong relationships and community.
All District Arts Education programming creates a bridge that supports our
students to develop the knowledge, skills and self-confidence as learners
beyond their school environment, while building positive, engaged communities to
support multiple career options
for our students.
Educators and students immersed in the Arts are enriched by honouring and incorporating the First
Peoples Principles of Learning within their daily practice – placing community
and respectful relationships as a priority.
An appreciation of how individual differences make our lives more meaningful, and
the ability to share and celebrate these differences, continues to be the foundation of the Arts.
An Arts Education continues to provide all learners multiple entry points and adaptations to find success and a sense of belonging.
Allison Kerr, District
Principal of Arts Education
Daylen Luchsinger, District Vice Principal of Arts Education
Bruce Sled, District
Teacher, Music Education
Amelia Epp, District
Teacher, Visual Art Education