CAA's Weekly Updates

 

We are Different. We are Able. 

College of Adaptive Arts 

June 3 – 8, Week 9/9, Final Week, Spring Quarter
CAA #10YearsStrong

Latest & Greatest

* CAA would like to give a true and sincere THANK YOU to the social justice students of the SCCAP program at Santa Clara University for hosting the CAA student artists for the second year in a row for a beautiful art gallery show held in the Benson Memorial Building at Santa Clara University this past week.  CAA is so grateful for the incredible SCU student volunteers from both the SCCAP & the Arrupe programs.

* TODAY!! CAA Graduate Theatre Students will perform their original script, The Camping Trip, at City Lights Theatre Company, from 2:30 – 4:30 pm.

* Wednesday, June 5: CAA Children’s Music Sing-Along Troupe & Heroes Dance Team to perform for the preschoolers of Chandler Tripp Preschool, 10:45 – 12:15 pm.

Summer Schedule is Now Out: Lots of New Course Offerings!!! Registration is now open for Currently Registered Students. Open enrollment for new prospective students begins Monday, June 10. 

* CAA’s Latest Blog: A Riveting Parent Perspective by Annette Maldonado.

* Finalizing Headshots this Week: We will be creating a new CAA Wall of Fame pop-up for all of our new CAA students, staff, and board members. Please email DeAnna this week if you have a special headshot you’d like us to use for the new pop-up: deanna@collegeofadaptivearts.org.

* Student Bio Sheet: Last Friday new CAA admin began passing out Student Bio Sheets. We will be creating a wall of student headshots/bios in our new space in Suite 270. Here is a soft copy of the Bio Sheet; also, the questions are below if you want to send your answers electronically to CAA parent volunteer: June Beck: june_beck@att.net to compile all Student Bios.Name:
Age:
Interests:
CAA Diplomas:
Artistic Contributions:
Aspirations:
What you would like the world to know about adults with disabilities:
Proudest CAA Moment:
Fun Fact:

* Golf Season 2019 is Here! – All Practices will be held at Santa Teresa Golf Club: Cost is $50 for golfers; do not have to be a registered CAA student to participate:

  • Saturday, June 1: 10 am-Noon, Driving Range/Putting Green Practice

  • Saturday, June 15: 10 am-Noon, 9-hole short course

  • Saturday, June 29: 10 am-Noon, Driving Range/Putting Green Practice

  • Saturday, July 13: 10 am-Noon, 9-hole short course

  • Saturday, July 27: 10 am-Noon, Driving Range/Putting Green Practice

  • Saturday, August 10: 10 am-Noon, 9-hole short course

  • Saturday, August 24: 10 am-Noon, Driving Range/Putting Green Practice

  • Saturday, September 7: 10 am-Noon, 9-hole short course

  • Saturday, September 21: 10 am-Noon, Driving Range/Putting Green Practice
  • Thursday, September 26:  7th Annual CAA Golf Classic, 2 – 7:30 pm, Santa Teresa Golf Club

A Note From Professor Danie: As the weather gets warmer, please make sure your student drinks water to prevent dehydration.

If you are interested in donating to CAA, these are the items used most often around the site:  Dixie Cups, Dry erase markers, Wet wipes, Clorox wipes, Pencils, Pens, Dry erase markers

In 2019, CAA has now secured 52 new monthly recurring donors;48 to go by 10/10 at 10:10 pm. If you’d like to sign up to be a recurring donor and help Move the Mountain for special needs adults hungry to continue learning and becoming successful contributing citizens, you can sign up here. CAA will send you a super-fun prize in the mail to everyone who becomes a monthly recurring donor.  #CAA10YearsStrong #WeAreDifferentWeAreAble #WeAreSanJose #SuccessfulContributingCitizens #BestCollegeEver

Weekly Tours happen each Friday from 1-2 when school is in session. Please plan to schedule a Weekly Tour of the College each Friday school is in session to learn more about this lifelong, equitable collegiate model for special needs adults.

Looking Ahead on the CAA Calendar (Complete list on the Community Calendar of the CAA Website Homepage:
  • CAA Graduate Theatre Troupe Spring 2019 Show: Monday, June 3rd: City Lights Theater Company with the actors dress rehearsal from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm, the performance from 3:00 pm-3:30 pm and a reception in the City Lights Theater Company lobby from 3:30 pm-4:00 pm following the show.
  • Friday, August 9: Student Networking Lounge Night: Karaoke, + Parent Education Topic & Advisory Council Meeting, 7:15 – 9 pm
  • Thursday, October 10:  CAA 10 Year Celebration Gala, Saratoga Springs, 5 – 10:10 pm
  • Friday, November 1: Student Networking Lounge Night: Open Mic Night, + Parent Education Topic & Advisory Council Meeting, 7:15 – 9 pm

CAA Donors ROCK

CAA students regularly introduce themselves to all guests and prospective families who attend the Weekly Tours each Friday at 1 pm when classes are in session. One student boldly walked up to the group, announced her name, and said, “I like to learn here.”

#WeAreSanJose
#TransformingPerception
#HungrytoLearn
#WeAreDifferentWeAreAble
#BestCollegeEver

#CollegeofAdaptiveArts Mission Moment: 

CAA’s Mountain Movers board have invested in the services of Dee Dee Kiesow of Benevent Auction & Consulting, and our donations tripled at the Visionary Luncheon. She independently reached out this week to begin preparing for a most awesome Golf Classic at Santa Teresa Golf Club on Thursday, September 26. We are so grateful to the ever-growing community of supporters offering their skills to grow this innovative model of equitable college education for special needs adults.
#WeAreDifferentWeAreAble
#BestCollegeEver
#CAA10YearsStrong
#TransformingPerception
College of Adaptive Arts
Showcasing Artistic Creations:  
Here is a piece of art produced by CAA student artist Cassie which was showcased and sold at Santa Clara University this past week.
 

This Week at CAA

 

  • Monday, June 3: CAA Graduate Theatre Troupe to perform The Camping Trip at City Lights Theatre Company, 2:30 – 4:30 pm. 
  • Wednesday, June 5: CAA Children’s Music & Heroes Outreach Dancers to perform at Chandler Tripp Preschool, 10:45 – 12:15 pm
  • Friday, June 7: CAA Weekly Tour, 12 – 1 pm.
  • Saturday, June 8: CAA Walking Team Weekly Meetup, 8:30 am – 9:30 am – email jas-mina@comcast.net for specific weekly location