The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) is pleased to announce a one-day student art work exhibit to be held as part of the National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month Symposium on April 16, 2018 and in support of March's Youth Art Month.
The theme is "My Name, My Identity": Exemplifying the 4Cs – Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Critical Thinking
Kindergarten through twelfth grade teachers and art program administrators are encouraged to submit 2D (size: up to 11"x17"), 3D (size: up to 1' x 1'), or creative writing (up to 1 page in length, inclusive of title) for selection to exhibit during the symposium. Please submit 1 piece per student with only 1-3 selected pieces per classroom up to a total of 25 submissions per school. Submissions will be accepted beginning February 12, 2018. Selection of the top three pieces in each grade level will be made by April 6th after which time teachers or art program administrators and students will be notified of acceptance in the exhibit.
All Santa Clara County Public/Charter schools and after school arts programs are eligible to participate.
We ask that an artist's statement and a digital file of the art work be included with the submission form. Entries will be considered incomplete unless the artist's statement and digital file are included at the time of submission. Please complete the submission form at Student Artwork Submission Form. For inquiries or difficulties in uploading files, please contact Keysha Doutherd via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 408-453-4345.
KEY DATES – SUBMISSION and SELECTION PROCESS:
February 12 – March 30, 2018 Entrants complete Student Artwork Submission Form and submit digital files
April 2-6, 2018Selection of student art work
April 6, 2018Online announcement of winners
April 9-13, 2018Notification sent to winners with request to drop off original artwork and Media/Talent Release Forms at SCCOE
April 16, 2018Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month Symposium, 4-7 PM, SCCOE
April is National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month!
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House Resolution 690 introduced by Congressman Mike Honda on April 18, 2016 in partnership with the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) and the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) declared April as National Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Month.
Celebrate the bilingual/multilingual learners in your classrooms, schools, districts, and universities and their families. Advocate for bilingual/multilingual education, global education, policy supporting multilingualism, and continued professional learning to develop instruction and programs for bilingual/multilingual learners.
Check out this list of ideas on how to celebrate and advocate for bilingual/multilingual learners: http://bit.ly/multilingualadvocacy
Four Bilingual/Multilingual Learner Advocacy Themes:
1. Bilingual/Multilingual Programs (Dual-Language Immersion, World Language, Pathway and/or Seal of Biliteracy Awards)
2. Achieving Language and Academic Success
3. Diversity and Global Education
4. Parent and Community: Leadership and Engagement
Celebrate with the Santa Clara County Office of Education by joining one of the following events taking place in Santa Clara County in 2018:
The Santa Clara County Office of Education has created a set of logos to support celebrations at the local level. Download the logos below by right-clicking on the image format link (and select "Save Link As")...
House Resolution 690 (2016): https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-resolution/690/text
National Seal of Biliteracy Site
My Name, My Identity