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Lorena Street Elementary School: Project ARTE

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UCLA TIIP II grant portfolio for Lorena Street School.

ARTE (Art and Reading Teaching Experiences)

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To improve student achievement in reading, specifically vocabulary development and instruction, TIIP II team members participated in professional development provided by The Music Center and Story Pirates, a play/write program. The goals of the professional development are to build teacher capacity in subject matter integration, improve student achievement, and extend the learning into the local community.

Team Bio/ Information 

TIIP II Members Lorena St. SchoolLorena St. TIIP II Team Members have shown commitment to Lorena Street Elementary School in many different ways during the years they have worked at the school. All have served in different committees and taken part in various professional development trainings. All members have taken part in a week long art seminar that required year long commitments, group planning and the ability to observe and assess one another implementing art lessons. Three of the members are National Board Certified teachers. 

Team Contact Information: Lorena St. School UCLA TIIP II Project A.R.T.E (Art and Reading Teaching Experiences) Dr. Elizabeth Martinez, Team Leader (

School Information

Lorena Street Elementary is located in the corner of Lorena and 7th street in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles.


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