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ArtsEd WA Enlisted by PCAH to Provide Key Strategies for Turnaround Arts Initiative

Statewide Nonprofit Enlisted by the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities to Provide Key Strategies for Successful Delivery of Arts Education in Schools ArtsEd Washington to share its Principals Arts Leadership Program model at the Turnaround Arts Initiative Leadership Conference Seattle-based nonprofit ArtsEd Washington (ArtsEd WA) announced its participation with the national Turnaround Arts Initiative, […]
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WA State PTA Releases Arts Education Magazine

Special thanks to our partners at Washington State PTA for dedicating their entire March issue of Child Advocate magazine to arts education!  Our particular appreciation for their call to action for Arts Education Month coming up in May (see bottom of page 8). We are thrilled to be partnering with WA State PTA to develop […]
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ArtsEd Washington Joins Statewide Coalitions

ArtsEd Washington recently became a member of The Network for Excellence in Washington Schools (NEWS) and a “Friend” of the Paramount Duty Coalition. In becoming a member of NEWS, we are pleased to join more than 380 organizations across the state – including large and small school districts and a broad base of other civic […]
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Kennedy Center Seeks Partners in Education

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is accepting applications for their Partners in Education program, which facilitates educational partnerships between arts organizations and their local school systems.  This program is designed to establish and/or expand professional development programs in the arts for all teachers. Learn more about the program and how to […]
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Principals’ Professional Development: Race, School Climate, & the Arts

How do we meet state standards for teaching the arts if some cultural norms prevent students from participating? How come the makeup of some parent committees does not match the diversity of our student population? When these topics came up in the Principals’ Arts Leadership Program last year, we invited Arts Corps to join us […]
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Take 5 with Manny Cawaling

A community is like a tapestry; a composition of uncountable threads - of different colors, textures, and origins - that are woven together to create a beautiful and vibrant scene. Imagine one of the threads begins to fray; starting at one corner, making its way across the tapestry, eventually unraveling the threads surrounding it.  Within […]
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OSPI Announces Anne Banks as New Arts Program Manager

ArtsEd Washington is delighted to share the news from OSPI and join in welcoming Anne Banks to the position of Arts Program Supervisor.  Since the position was vacated, E.D. Una McAlinden and Lisa Jaret, Arts in Education Program Manager at Washington State Arts Commission, have stayed in contact with Jessica Vavrus, Deputy Superintendent for Teaching […]
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Tacoma School of the Arts Receives School of Distinction Award!

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced the Tacoma School of the Arts (SOTA) as one of four recipients of its National Schools of Distinction in Arts Education Award for the 2010-2011 School Year. The award recognizes successful arts programs, and the integration of the arts as an essential aspect of […]
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ArtsEdWA In the News: E.D. Una McAlinden Featured on ARTSblog

Thanks to our friends and partners at Americans for the Arts for inviting ArtsEd Washington Executive Director Una McAlinden to contribute to ARTSblog and share our innovative Arts Education Month tools and strategies.
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ArtsEdWA In the News: 4Culture Highlights Recruitment for PAL Program Participants

Thanks to our friends and partners at 4Culture for helping us spread the word on our Principals’ Arts Leadership program recruitment!  Find how your school can benefit from arts education support by learning more about all that PAL has to offer to principles and their school arts teams.   For more details: office@artsedwashington.org.
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    • Mike Sellers “Every time I observe an integrated arts lesson in a classroom, I find our highest levels of student engagement. Whether it is readers’ theater or a visual art component to math, reading, or social studies, many of our students who struggle with behavior or engagement issues rise to the top and then this carries over to the rest of their work.” Mike Sellers Armin Jahr, Bremerton School District