VEP connects SDUSD teachers and students with artist residencies, field trips, professional development, assemblies, and materials that are not covered in a school's budget. The goals is to up the arts quotient in classrooms throughout the district. Any SDUSD Tk-12 teacher may complete an application.
Any currently employed Tk - 12 SDUSD teacher in good standing may submit an application.
Teachers may apply for artist in residences, VAPA-related professional development, field trips to museums or galleries or performances, arts assemblies, VAPA learning related materials, or musical instruments.
IMPORTANT: Funds may not be used for activities/programs/materials covered in the school budget.
Teachers may complete an online application that will be posted on this website in late August 2018.
Program Application Due: October 1, 2018
Applicants Notified By: October 26, 2018
Projects Must be Completed By: May 1, 2018
Required Final Report Due: No later than 1 month after completion of project.
Here you will find a list of the 2017/2018 VEP Recipients. Also included is a list of the 2017/2018 Spotlight Award Winners (a program in which students, teachers, administrators, and community members may recognize their peers for recognition. Look for those nomination opportunities in Fall 2018.)