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Community Fine Arts Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship-Opportunities.jpgEscambia County School District Fine Arts Department appreciates our generous community sponsors for the 2018-2019 School Year.  

For information about supporting a Fine Arts program please contact the Fine Arts Specialist

Use this form to advertise in our printed program:

Advertisements.pdf (PDF)

normal Pelican Logo.jpgJoin Escambia County Tax Collector, Scott Lunsford in sponsoring our visual arts program through Kids Tag Art. Sponsorship information can be found here:Sponsorship Package1718.pdf

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The Gift of Music program is a program where community members may donate a high quality working instrument. Currently our music programs need sponsors for travel to competitions and music performance assessments.  To Give a Gift of Music please contact the Fine Arts Specialist at or (850)469-5311.

ECSD Fine Arts Teacher Resources: Transportation, Certification, and S.O.P.s

For your convenience, quick links, guidelines, and instructions for Fine Arts educators and principal resources in ECSD can be found here. Guidelines for field trips, travel, certification requirements, uniform rotations, middle school instrument repair, and much more can be found here. 

Bus Requisition Procedures:

When taking a group on a field trip through Fine Arts funding, please have your school complete the online form of your bus requisition. Do not use a paper bus requisiton. All bus requisitions for Fine Arts should be coded to Fine Arts. Please meet the given deadlines so that your bus is secured in a timely manner.

Fine Arts provides two buses each for the Elementary Pensacola Symphony concert for 5th grade .

Fine Arts provides one bus to Elementary Pensacola Children's Chorus Christmas on the Coast for 3rd Graders.

Fine Arts provides one bus to each Visual Arts educator to the Pensacola Museum of Art Youth Art Focus.


Professional Development Educator Travel:

Once you have been  preapproved to travel to a workshop through Fine Arts, you must turn in to an original T2 form, a copy of your leave form and a copy of your registration to the conference/workshop to Fine Arts at least 2 weeks prior to your travel date. Fine Arts requests that all receipts, agenda/workshop schedule,  T3's and workshops attended be turned in within 5 days of your return from travel. 

For your convenience, the T2, T3 forms and the leave form can be found here:

T2 Form:(Before trip at least 2 weeks prior to trip)

Leave Form:

T3 Form: (After trip, 30 days):


Student Academic/Teacher Travel: 

Students who are representing ECSD in state academic competitions for an enrolled course may receive funds up to $125 to help pay for transportation to events  such as All State Band, All State Chorus, All State Orchestra, and Florida Thespian Festival. 

Student Academic Travel Request Form: Request for Student Travel Funds.docx

Teachers who accompany those students may also receive funds up to $300 to cover cost of transportation, lodging, and meals.

See SOP here: Academic SOP-RevisedJuly2018.pdf (PDF)


Certification Requirements:

  2. All Fine Arts educators must have an approved ESOL course of 18 hours or more to renew their certificate. The next district ESOL training workshop will be TBA during the teacher plan day. 
  3. All Fine Arts educators must have 20 hours of approved ESE training to renew their certificate. FMEA offers a 20 hour course. The Kennedy Center webinairs for students with exceptionalities will also accumulate at 1 point each and meet the ESE requirements
  4. Disclaimer relating to certification exams, # inservice points needed: Check with certification for your individual requirements. 

 SOP Uniforms and Instruments: 

Middle School Band/Chorus Uniform Rotation SOP:

High School Band Uniform Rotation SOP:

Revised Middle School and High School Band Instrument Rotation SOP:

**Please follow correct procedures to transfer any instruments, dispose of nonfunctioning instruments that are beyond repair, or to remove an instrument from your inventory. Please note school board approval may be required. Contact the Fine Arts Specialist for correct protocol for all district owned instruments. **

Crowdfunds, Auctions, and More: 

  • The Crowdfunding SOP can be found here: Crowdfunding SOP.pdf (GoFundMe, etc.)
  • Any student product such as a student created work of art that is to be placed in an auction requires written consent to sell by the parent/guardian.

Google Drive Resources Folders for Principals:


ECSD Online Professional Development Course for Fine Arts Teachers:

Classroom Management For Elementary Art and Music Teachers:

ECSD Fine Arts Principal and Classroom Management Resources:

Google Drive Resources Folders for Principals:



ECSD Online Professional Development Course for Fine Arts Teachers:

Classroom Management For Elementary Art and Music Teachers:


Very Special Arts Webinairs:  


Earn 1 point for taking VSA webinairs.

Must turn in a copy of the certificate to fine arts specialist for credit for ESE. 


New! ECSD Approved Fine Arts ESE 20 hour course

Teaching Students with Disabilities in the Fine Arts

This course provides educators of music, visual arts, dance and theatre information about the foundations of exceptional student education; the provision of services for students with disabilities; and instructional practices that can be used not only for students with disabilities, but with all students.

Inservice Points: 20

Each school district is responsible to determine if the content of this 20-hour course satisfies the requirement for Renewal Credit in Teaching Students with Disabilities (DPS 2014-12).

To enroll in this course go to:


Contact the Fine Arts Specialist

Angela Barberi, Fine Arts Specialist

J. E. Hall Center

30 East Texar Drive

Suite 133

Pensacola, Florida 32505

Office phone number: (850) 469-5311

Office fax: (850) 469-5584


Twitter @ECSDFIneArts

Follow Escambia County School District Fine Arts on Facebook at

Harriett Coleman, Secretary

Office Phone number: (850) 469-5396



Escambia County School District Fine Arts Department

The Fine Arts Department of Escambia County School District is dedicated to bringing the Arts to ALL students.


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Escambia County School District Fine Arts Department Vision:

Fine Arts Websites

Fine Arts:

FDOE Fine Arts Page:

Performing Arts Item Specifications:

Visual Arts Item Specifications:

The Kennedy Center: Watch and Learn:


Florida Dance Education Organization:

National Dance Education Organization:


Visual Arts:

Florida Art Education Association:

National Art Education Association:

Pensacola Museum of Art:

The Art of Education:
The Incredible Art Department:

Pinterest iArtEducation:

Guidelines for ECSD Visual Arts:



Florida Music Education Association: /

Band Director's Talk Shop:

The Flipping Band Director:

Florida Band Masters Association:

Florida Vocal Association:

Florida Orchestra Association:


String Pedagogy

Pinterest iMusicEducation:

Quaver (k-5 instructional material):

Voices in Concert (6-8 choral instructional material):

Guidelines for ECSD Music Teachers:



Florida Association of Theater Teachers:

Florida State Thespians:

Pinterest: iTheaterEducation:

National Coalition for Core Arts Standards

Florida Department of Education Next Generation Sunshine State Standards

DVD Order form for all ECSD All County Concerts. This DVD is professionally videotaped by the Saenger Theater:All County Saenger DVD Order Forms.docx

(Saenger Theater will not record future performances due to low demand.)

All County Concert Dates 2018-2019:

Chorus Concert 10/23/18

Orchestra Concert 10/25/18

Band Concert 11/15/18


Nominate a Champion for the Arts: Nominate a teacher, administrator, parent, or student today

  Help our department recognize those who are champions for Arts in education in Escambia County School District.


You may nominate a student with an incredible talent or who has triumphed through the Arts; a parent volunteer who goes above and beyond to support a school-based Arts program; an exemplary Fine Arts Educator who demonstrates a limitless commitment to his/her students and program;  or an administrator whose support for the Arts goes unparalleled.


To submit a nomination click here:


You may also email a nomination to Angela Barberi, Fine Arts Specialist at




District Sponsored Visual Art Exhibitons

October 11: Pensacola Interstate Fair Exhibition Reception

November 2-4: Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival

January 22: Pensacola Museum of Art 6-8 Reception

January 24: Pensacola Museum of Art K-5 Reception

April 2:  Bright Images Art Exhibition Reception

High School Honor Courses Requirements

Quaver K-5 Music Resources

6-8 Voices In Concert Choral Resources


For Fine Arts Teachers: the Core (It's Learning LMS)

Teachers can sign on to the Core to get curriculum frameworks, guidelines, calendar events, district-wide event information and more.


Go to the district home page, go to 'Staff', go to 'Single Sign-on' on the far right 

click on the 'CORE'

Go to your courses for resources

Kennedy Center Partnership
ECSD Fine Arts is a proud partner with Pensacola Opera with the Kennedy Center Partnership

Local Arts Organizations and Partners

We partner with the following local arts organizations: