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Arts Empower Ovation Awards

Arts Empower San Diego is pleased to announce the launch of the Arts Empower Ovation Awards! These awards recognize and honor individuals and organizations that are working to ensure every student in San Diego County is engaged in a personally relevant, equitable, standards-based arts education. 

The first Arts Empower Ovation Awards will be given out Feb. 27 at the Vista Civic Center and will recognize districts in North San Diego County, Region 5: Bonsall, Borrego Springs Unified, Carlsbad Unified, Fallbrook Union, Fallbrook Union High, Oceanside Unified, San Marcos Unified, Vallecitos, Valley Center-Pauma Unified, Vista Unified, and Warner Unified.  Nominations for Region 5 are now closed. 

The second Arts Empower Ovation Awards will be given out March 25 at the San Diego Central Library and will recognize districts in the boundaries of San Diego Unified. Nominations for Region 4 are now closed.

The third Arts Empower Ovation Awards will be given out April 22 at the Chula Vista Civic Center and will recognize districts in San Diego County Region 1: Chula Vista, Coronado Unified, National City, San Ysidro, South Bay Union, and Sweetwater Union High.  Nominations for Region 1 are currently being accepted through March 20, 2020. 

Awards will be given in the following categories: Creative Leader, Artful Advocate, Artful Visionary, Creative Connector, Enduring Artful Learner, and Artistic Transformation. Read the descriptions below and complete the nomination form available here for Region 1 no later than March 20, 2020.

Call for Nominations AE Ovation Region 1 page 1

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