Lauren Shelton, Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator, Chula Vista Elementary School District, was recently named the California Music Educators Association’s 2018 CMEA Outstanding Administrator for the Southern Border Section as well as the state of California. Shelton has been instrumental in carrying out the District’s VAPA initiative, which includes the hiring of approximately 80 VAPA teachers for in-school music instruction.

Recognized as a model arts partnership, CVESD’s collaboration with San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory has led to the rebuilding of the music education infrastructure at all Chula Vista elementary schools, deepening the sustainability and capacity at our schools reflecting the district’s belief that all children should have access to challenging curriculum content, exhibit a high level of performance proficiency, and be prepared for the world of tomorrow.

Read the full article on the CVESD website.

San Diego Youth Symphony