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CoTA’s serves as a partner organization to Turnaround Arts: California. CoTA provides arts integrated learning coaching at four Turnaround Arts schools in Southern California: Burbank Elementary, John J. Montgomery Elementary, Sierra Preparatory Academy, and Willard Intermediate School. 

Part of a national public-private partnership that leverages the arts to spark transformation in the nation’s highest-need schools, Turnaround Arts: California is one of 14 partner organizations from across the nation working with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education, the National Endowment for the Arts, and several private foundations.

Turnaround Arts: California serves 17,000 students in 27 high-need elementary and middle schools across 20 school districts statewide, including urban, suburban, and rural communities. California is the largest program affiliate in the country, serving nearly one-third of the 84 participating schools nationwide and involving over 50 community and arts organizations in the work to date.