Hempfield Recognized as Outstanding Visual Arts Community

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Hempfield School District received recognition for the its outstanding commitment to visual arts education, with the endorsement of Outstanding Visual Arts Community (OVAC) 2020 from the Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA). Hempfield School District is one of only 26 schools selected across Pennsylvania to receive the 2020 OVAC endorsement.

Districts receiving this endorsement demonstrate the importance of their visual arts programs with:

– Rigorous and Inclusive Programs: Arts programs demonstrate rigor using standards-based curriculum taught at every level by highly qualified and certified arts educators.

– Highly Accessible Programs: Art programs are offered to all students at every level of education with a sustainable budget for the visual arts.

– Highly Visible Programs: Schools and districts identify their programmatic accomplishments, curriculum for all levels, art staff, mission statements, and arts events using their school websites and social media.