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Curriculum: Visual & Performing Arts

Department Address 
1515 Hughes Way
Long Beach, CA 90810

Curriculum - Visual/Performing Arts - Lead

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility
Christine Whipp (562) 997-8637 Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator


Curriculum - Visual and Performing Arts - Staff

Contact Phone / Address Position / Responsibility
Renee Bhatia (562) 997-8175 Music Coach
Nica Rumion (562) 997-8023 VAPA Coach
Denise Cuevas (562) 997-8138 Administrative Secretary


Performance and Visual Arts - Mission Statement

The mission of the Visual and Performing Arts Office is to ensure that every child has access to a balanced, comprehensive, and sequential program of study in the arts. Arts education, as part of the core curriculum, cultivates the whole child, gradually building many kinds of literacy while developing intuition, imagination, and dexterity into unique forms of expression and communication. We provide support to arts teachers, classroom teachers and administrators so that every child will have the opportunity to experience the power and beauty of the arts and the joy, creativity, and intellectual, stimulation that arts education programs provide.   



Learn more about Proposition 28 and how Arts Education is expanding in LBUSD!

¡Aprenda más sobre la Proposición 28 y cómo la educación artística se está expandiendo en LBUSD!