Key Features of the PAL program

The purpose of ArtsEd Washington’s Principals’ Arts Leadership (PAL) program is to increase the provision of high quality arts instruction in Washington State’s educational system. PAL’s goal is to build and support systemic change in public elementary schools so that all students can benefit from the proven and powerful role of arts learning in a

Cyndi Evans

“The PAL program has been helpful in identifying arts resources in our state. It has given us a venue through which we have explored various implementation strategies. PAL helped us inventory our own skills—an amazing process!! And then gave us the opportunity to really plan activities to support our dreams.” Cyndi Evans Stafford, Tacoma

Doug Poage

“As a principal, I was thinking “When will we ever get to the arts?” We saw this opportunity and realized this was our chance. ArtsEd Washington gave us the vehicle to get aligned and focused. Parents and visitors have commented that they feel a different energy when they walk through the halls.” Doug Poage, Carnation