Written By: Janelle Velten, COCAedu Program Manager – Arts Integration Specialist COCAedu believes the arts are vitally important for educating students to be good thinkers. Integrating the arts in the classroom provides amazing opportunities for students to engage in the creative process and demonstrate understanding through an art form. Each year, educators gather at the… Read More

This fall at COCA, we are taking on year-long coaching work with a small group of educators, the COCAedu Cohort. Our 10 teachers work all over the St. Louis Metro area and even in Kansas City and Columbia. What are they doing with us? Figuring out how to solve problems in their classrooms and improve outcomes for students… Read More