Stand Up 4 Arts Education Day - March 21, 2023

On March 21, CETA joins with CMEA (Music Educators), CDEA (Dance Educators) and CAEA (Art Educators) to present Stand Up 4 Arts Education Day at the State Capitol in Sacramento. This is a day for Arts Advocacy. This year we are gathering in-person for the first time since 2019 with much to celebrate! We have CA Theatre and CA Dance credentials, as well as new arts funding with Prop 28.

Sacramento Capitol Park • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM     
Areas 22 & 33 -

Stand Up 4 Arts Education Day will include student performances, an art exhibit, and legislative visits. The press conference and official welcoming ceremony will be held at 12:00 noon with guest speakers. In person advocacy visits need to be pre scheduled between 1-3pm with your legislators, and should be arranged 2 weeks in advance.

If you would like to join us at the Capitol to advocate and perform, request a performance slot for your award-winning students through the CETA registration link by February 15, 2023. (performance slots are limited)

There are also ways you can join in STAND UP 4 ARTS EDUCATION on your own campus:

  1. Schedule a virtual meeting with your state legislators, which should be pre arranged at least 2 weeks in advance.
  2. Hold a school-wide arts pep rally.
  3. Create an arts festival on your campus and invite board members, your superintendent and other important stakeholders.
Any additional questions, please contact Amanda Swann, CETA Stand Up 4 Arts Education Chair at