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COCA’s Interchange program encourages classroom educators, cultural organizations and teaching artists to work together to integrate the arts into core subjects, making the subject matter more memorable (and more meaningful, too). By helping these teams engage and inspire over 1,200 students annually, the Interchange program empowers student achievement and inspires a love of learning.

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After School

COCA offers after-school arts classes as both tuition-based and subsidized programs.

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Our education staff and teaching artists collaborate with classroom teachers to plan school-day arts enrichment residencies in dance, digital media, literary arts, theater, music and visual arts.

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Professional Development

Workshops and classes led by COCA teaching artists and nationally recognized experts help educators develop and employ arts-based strategies in their classrooms.

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By creating multiple avenues to provide arts in schools,
COCA is enhancing classrooms across the region.

COCA Presents SchoolTime Shows

COCA happily welcomes school groups for daytime matinees of COCA Presents performances. Contact Shawna Flanigan at (314) 561-4879 to learn more.

Click below to see this year’s COCA Presents performances.

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COCAedu Sponsors

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  • Dana Brown Charitable Trust
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  • Eveland Family Foundation
  • The Hearst Foundation
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  • Norman J Stupp Foundation
    • – Commerce Bank, Trustee
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  • Philpott Family Foundation
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