Professional Development in Arts Integration

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For the last 10 years, the Center has developed, implemented, and refined Learning Without Borders, a professional development program in arts integration supported by the U.S. Department of Education. To date, more than 200 teachers and 6,000 students have completed the program.

Learning Without Borders is a year-long program that includes:

• Professional development in arts integration strategies

• Skill-building in global art traditions (African Music and Dance, Mexican Music and Dance, and Theater)

• Visits with professional Teaching Artists from East Bay Center


Learning Without Borders:
African Storytelling Lesson by Kwaku Manu

Students at Ford Elementary learn about the digestive system through a digital media project.

Ruthie Dineen

Deputy Director