Arts Education 

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About UAArtsEd.com

UAArtsEd.com is a place for teachers and families to learn about programs for school-age children, as well as family-friendly events for all ages. Lessons include performing arts, visual art, literacy, science and history. From field trips to workshops, in-school performances, and weekend events, UAArtsEd.com is your source for activities that stretch the imagination and strengthen the school curriculum. UAArtsEd.com is presented by United Arts of Central Florida.

Through Arts and Culture Access Funding, teachers can obtain funding from United Arts for select programs. United Arts offers Arts and Culture Access Funding for teachers to help fund these valuable programs that are so often on the chopping block. Teachers in Lake, Orange, Osceola, or Seminole County schools can apply directly at UAArtsEd.com (click on the red “Apply Now” button on the right). Funds are raised through government, corporate, foundation and individual support.

 

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About United Arts’ Arts Education Programs

Lake County

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For the past three years, United Arts has offered funding to schools in Lake County to attend arts & cultural field trips and in-school programs, supported in part by State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs. Last year, schools receiving funding were Clermont Elementary, Eustis Elementary, Eustis Heights Elementary, Eustis Middle, and South Lake High.
To learn about the application process for schools to attend an arts field trip or in-school program, go here.

Orange County

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United Arts has a longstanding partnership with Orange County Public Schools (since 1989), receiving funding for programs including
• ALL 3rd, 4th & 5th graders go to the Young People’s Concerts with Orlando Philharmonic
• ALL 2nd graders go to Intro to Ballet with Orlando Ballet
• Over 100,000 student experiences each year in visual & performing arts, science & history programs listed on UAArtsEd.com.

In 2015 and 2016, funded by Walt Disney World Resort, ALL 8th graders enjoyed a theater performance by Orlando Repertory Theatre at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

In addition, United Arts, with a grant provided by JPMorgan Chase and in collaboration with many partners, recently coordinated the creation of an arts careers training program at Evans High School – learn more about Career Pathways to Creative Sector Jobs here.

United Arts produces the annual Principals Appreciation Breakfast for Orange County Public Schools to celebrate what principals do for arts education. Spring 2018 will be the 12th annual event. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities or to nominate your school’s principal for the Arts Principal Award, go here .

To learn about the application process for schools to attend an arts field trip or in-school program, go here.
To learn about sponsorship opportunities for the Principals Appreciation Breakfast, contact Erica Henri at Erica@UnitedArts.cc or 407.628.0333 x222.

Osceola County

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Since 2013, with funding from Osceola School District and the State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, United Arts has ensured that all 5th graders go to the Young People’s Concerts with Orlando Philharmonic, and a variety of in-school arts programs reach elementary, middle and high schools.

In May 2016, with funding from Tupperware, United Arts started the first annual Principals Appreciation Breakfast for Osceola School District to celebrate what principals do for arts education. Learn more here.

In school year 2016-2017, new funding from Dr. Phillips Charities, Osceola County commissioners, Osceola School District and Tupperware will infuse arts programming into Osceola schools, reaching every school in the county. Programs include VPK strings, 2nd grade Osceola Arts Behind the Scenes field trip, 3rd grade Orlando Ballet, an expansion of the 5th grade Young People’s Concerts to include charter schools, 8th grade The Giver by Orlando Repertory Theatre, middle school after-school Reader’s Theater, and an expansion of the high school stART Summer Arts Intensive. Learn more here.

Also coming up, with a grant provided by JPMorgan Chase, United Arts will replicate the Career Pathways For Creative Jobs program in the new STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) high school scheduled to open in Osceola County in 2018. This program prepares youth for high-demand back-of-house arts and entertainment jobs at area theme parks and cultural institutions. Learn more about Career Pathways to Creative Sector Jobs here.

To learn about the application process for schools to attend an arts field trip or in-school program, go here.
To learn about sponsorship opportunities for the Principals Appreciation Breakfast, contact Erica Henri at Erica@UnitedArts.cc or 407.628.0333 x222.

Seminole County

Donate to arts ed in Seminole County

For the past three years, United Arts has offered funding to schools in Seminole County to attend arts & cultural field trips and in-school programs, supported in part by State of Florida, Division of Cultural Affairs. Last year, schools receiving funding were Millennium Middle, Wicklow Elementary, Winter Springs High, South Seminole Middle, Red Bug Elementary, Teague Middle, Highlands Elementary, and Seminole High.

United Arts also received funding from Seminole County Public Schools for 16 years, including sending all 5th graders to the Young People’s Concerts with Orlando Philharmonic, as well as 3rd grade & AP art classes to the Orlando Museum of Art and in-school programs in music, theater, history and dance.

To learn about the application process for schools to attend an arts field trip or in-school program, go here.

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