VAPA Enhancement Program (VEP) FAQs

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What is the VAPA Enhancement Program (VEP)?

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.

Who may apply?

Any currently employed Tk - 12 SDUSD teacher in good standing may submit an application. 

What do you fund?

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. 

How do I apply?

Teachers may complete an online application that will be posted on this website in late August 2018.

When is the next VAPA Enhancement Program application period?

Look for application materials in the Fall of 2019.

VAPA Enhancement Program 2018/2019

We are pleased to announce the 2018/2019 VAPA Program Recipients.