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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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Find and Secure Funds for Your School’s Arts Programs

Back by popular demand!  Learn tactics, techniques, and get best practices for supporting and financing your school’s arts programs.  Geared for principals, ArtsEd Washington’s Principals Grantwriting Workshop presents grant writing and fund development veteran Keri Healey, whose expertise will help you navigate through the sea of grant opportunities and provide tips for success. Fees for […]
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Schools of Distinction in Arts Education Award

Applications now being accepted for the Schools of Distinction in Arts Education Award In partnership with the Association of Washington School Principals, ArtsEd Washington is pleased to lead the effort in recognizing Washington state K-12 public schools that excel in arts education.  Principals are encouraged to nominate their school for the Schools of Distinction in […]
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Welcome to Our Newest PAL Schools 2010-2011

ArtsEd Washington is excited to introduce our new group of principals participating in the Principals Arts Leadership (PAL) program this year. Through this program, the principals will be positioned as the instruction leaders in the arts, empowering them in a role to effectively guide the expectations for teachers and providing them with tools to help […]
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Principals’ Arts Leadership (PAL) Training Is Big Success

Furthering our goal to expand our Principals’ Arts Leadership (PAL) program to elementary schools throughout Washington state, ArtsEd Washington hosted an engaging and dynamic alumni training for principals who have completed the 3-year program. The alumni are now eligible to serve as coaches and facilitators to the group of principals in the next generation of […]
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WSSDA Annual Conference

Power Up Your Leadership Skills at the 2010 WSSDA Annual Conference Attend the 2010 WSSDA Annual Conference for a great lineup of speakers, workshops and other events that will help empower you in your challenging role of publicly elected school director. Recharge your leadership and governance skills as you strive to improve student achievement in […]
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Principals’ Arts Leadership program featured on King County TV

Tune in to King County TV this week to learn more about how the arts are positively impacting schools in Washington state. This special 4Culture presentation features ArtsEd Washington and begins airing today through November 7 on cable channel 22. Air dates and times are as follows: November 3:  8:30am November 4:  10:00am November 5:  […]
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School Spotlight: Rocky Ridge Elementary

ArtsEd Washington highlights the challenges and achievements of one of its PAL Schools. School Stories: Rocky Ridge
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Principals’ Arts Leadership report

September 29, 2010: ArtsEd Washington today announced the results of an extensive study examining the effectiveness of the organization’s Principals’ Arts Leadership (PAL) program. Principals and teachers at many of the PAL schools reported increased student engagement in the classroom and significantly decreased behavioral issues throughout the school as a result of the program.
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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 […]
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    • Jeff Newport

      “Parents are increasingly able to articulate the benefits of the arts for their children. They see ways that the arts enhance their learning of academic subjects. They see the development of skills such as persistence, preparation and presentation. And, importantly, they see them developing a love of the arts!”

      Jeff Newport,
      Rosa Parks Lake Washington School District