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PDAE Grant


Stanislaus County Office of Education is a 2018 recipient of a $1.4 million U.S. Department of Education Professional Development for Arts Educators (PDAE) grant. "The program specifically supports the implementation of high-quality model professional development programs for educators of K-12 students" (source). Stanislaus County Office of Education is proud to partner with the Stanislaus Union Unified School District for the PDAE grant. Stanislaus County Office of education is developing and deploying a three-year model of rigorous art integration professional development with an emphasis on English Language Arts, Visual Art, and Media Arts, called iMEDIA. The scope of the iMEDIA project encompasses professional development, providing support deploying art units alongside participating educators, and creating a mobile art assessment tool that empowers educators to assess student art. 

Participating Educators



Amy Bultena, Director I, The Artsabultena [ahtsym] stancoe [dhotsym] org |  209-238-1337