Past Superintendent's Award Recipients


Los Angeles County Museum of Art  ‒ Mobile Programs

New Museum Los Gatos ‒ ArtNow: NUMU's Annual Juried Santa Clara County High School Art Exhibition

Exploratorium ‒ High School Explainer Program

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History ‒ Watershed to the Sea

Peralta Hacienda Historical Park ‒ Field Trip Program

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles ‒ Contemporary Art Start


Oceanside Museum of Art ‒ OMA’s Literacy Through Art: A Community-Driven Partnership Addressing Oceanside’s Early Childhood Literacy Crisis

Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County ‒ Marine Science Teen Internship Program

USC Pacific Asia Museum ‒ Distance Learning Program

The Contemporary Jewish Museum ‒ The Stories and Art of Ezra Jack Keats Virtual Tour


Skirball Cultural Center ‒ Noah’s Ark at the Skirball: The Art of Imagination

San Diego Children's Discovery Museum ‒ Virtual Workshops

Los Angeles County Museum of Art ‒ Evenings for Educators

California Academy of Sciences ‒ School Programs

National Steinbeck Center ‒ Steinbeck Young Authors’ Program


Japanese American National Museum – School Visits Program

Museum of the African Diaspora – MoAD in the Classroom

Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site – Long Ago Long Beach


Elkhorn Slough Reserve – Estuary Explorers Club

Exploratorium – California Statewide Leader Network

J. Paul Getty Museum – Getty Unshuttered

Marine Mammal Center – Ocean Ambassadors

Riverside Art Museum – Creative Horizons

Tech Museum of Innovation (now The Tech Interactive) – Tech Academies of Innovation


Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose – BioSITE (Students Investigating Their Environment)

Hiller Aviation Museum – Aero Design Challenge

La Plaza de Cultura y Artes – Edible Teaching Garden & Culinary Arts Program

Museo Eduardo Carrillo – Hablamos Juntos: Creating Bridges: Personal Journeys into Art and Writing 

Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History – LiMPETS (Long-Term Monitoring Program and Experiential Training for Students)

Turtle Bay Exploration Park – Lending Library & Teacher Professional Development


Bay Area Discovery Museum – STEM Workshop and Intensive

Mission Inn Foundation – Hands On History Community Outreach

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County – Mobile Museum

Riverside Art Museum – Art-to-Go

San Diego Zoo Global – Watershed Heroes

San Jose Museum of Art – Sowing Creativity


Discovery Cube – Futuros Radiantes

Hammer Museum – Classroom-in-Residence at the Hammer

Maidu Museum & Historic Site – Maidu Indian Life & Culture Program

Muckenthaler Cultural Center – STEAM Programs

Santa Barbara Zoo – CondorKids

Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology – Museum-in-the-Classroom


Autry National Center of the American West – Autry Classroom Curators

Contemporary Jewish Museum – Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition on the West Coast

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco – Get Smart with Art: Past & Present

Monterey County Agricultural & Rural Life Museum – Common Ground Garden

Museum of Tolerance – Core School Group Experience

Palo Alto Art Center – Cultural Kaleidoscope


Bay Area Discovery Museum – Center for Childhood Creativity

California State Parks – Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS) Distance Learning Program

Leonis Adobe Museum – Leonis Adobe California Ranch Life 

Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo – Hands! On Elementary School Science

Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library – Air Force One Discovery Center

Skirball Cultural Center – Build a Better World: A Museum/School/Community Partnership


Aquarium of the Pacific – Interactive Videoconferencing Program

Computer History Museum – Get Invested: Case Studies in Innovation

Crocker Art Museum – Art Ark

Los Angeles County Museum of Art – Art Programs with the Community: LACMA On-Site

Palo Alto Art Center – Project LOOK!

Roseville Utility Exploration Center – Planet Protector School Tours


Autry Museum of the American West – Casa de Adobe Junior Docent Program

J. Paul Getty Museum – Art & Language Arts

Monterey Bay Aquarium – Watsonville Area Teens Conserving Habitats (WATCH)

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles – Contemporary Art Start

Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History – Neary Lagoon Wetland Walk

Santa Monica Museum of Art (now Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles) – Wall Works