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PAL Spotlight On: Madrona K-8 School

“It was one of the most focused professional development experiences I’ve had as a principal,” Farah exclaims. “PAL brought everybody’s voice together and was a key strategy in our success.” The Arts are Alive Thanks to Strong Leadership and PAL Throngs of students fill the halls with busy footsteps and the buzz of chatter as […]
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Bring ArtsEd Washington Programs to Your School

While it may seem early to discuss the 2013-2014 school year, the time to start planning your arts programs is now! Enrollment for our nationally recognized Principals Arts Leadership (PAL) Program will be open soon. Stay tuned for details! In the meantime, we encourage you to introduce your principal to this strategic arts planning and […]
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ArtsEd WA Principals’ Peer Forum: Arts and the Common Core

Arts-Integrated Instruction Aligning Your School’s Creative Lessons with Common Core State Standards A principals peer forum presented by ArtsEd Washington and the Association of Washington School Principals Come learn how to align the power of creative learning through the arts with Common Core State Standards at this lively half-day forum geared specifically for principals and […]
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ArtsEd Washington’s PAL Program Featured in National Principals Magazine

Following ArtsEd Washington’s participation in the Turnaround Arts Initiative, in which Executive Director Una McAlinden shared best practices from our Principals Arts Leadership (PAL) program, Una and the PAL program have been featured in a special issue of the National Association of Elementary School Principals’ (NAESP) Principal magazine, sponsored by Crayola. The article From Intuition […]
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Welcome Our New PAL Schools 2012-2013

ArtsEd Washington is excited to introduce this outstanding group of principals who will be beginning our  Principals Arts Leadership (PAL) program this year.  They will be positioned as instructional leaders in the arts who will empower their teachers and staff with the creation of a school-wide arts vision, a School Arts Plan, supported by effective […]
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PAL Spotlight On: Black Diamond Elementary

ArtsEd Washington is thrilled to shine the spotlight on Black Diamond Elementary , a Year 2 school of our Principals Arts Leadership (PAL) program.  We recently sat down with Principal Gerrie Garton to learn about what changes she’s seen in the school, the staff, and the students since participating in the program. Q & A […]
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PAL Spotlight On: Parkwood Elementary

ArtsEd Washington is thrilled to shine the spotlight on Principals Arts Leadership (PAL) program alum Parkwood Elementary!  We recently sat down with Principal Laura Ploudré to learn about what changes she’s seen in the school, the staff, and the students since completing the program. Q & A with PAL Principal Laura Ploudré How did the […]
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Principals’ Peer Forum: Arts Instruction as a Pathway to Meet Students’ Needs

ArtsEd Washington and the Association of Washington School Principals presents: Principals’ Peer Forum:  Arts Instruction as a Pathway for Rigorous School Programs that Meet All Students’ Needs Come explore how the arts are one of the best ways to achieve the expectations in the state’s new expanded teacher/principal evaluation tools.  Learn from Erin Jones, former […]
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PAL Schools 2011-2012

At the start of the 2011-2012 school year, we welcomed new additions to our Principals Arts Leadership (PAL) program.  ArtsEd Washington introduced this outstanding group of principals who participated in the program that year.  They became instructional leaders in the arts who empowered their teachers and staff with the creation of a school-wide arts vision, a […]
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Principals’ Workshop: Race, School Climate, and the Arts

How do we meet state standards for teaching music and dance 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 […]
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    • Susan Arbury

      “The support for planning provided through PAL prodded us to think more critically and concretely about the next steps we would need to take to advance the arts in our school, and pushed us to further our commitments by writing them down.”

      Susan Arbury
      Southwood