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Who We Are

Arts Impact, a program of Puget Sound Educational Service District, is a comprehensive professional development arts program for classroom teachers.

What We Do

Arts Impact brings high quality arts education experiences to students by training classroom teachers to use the arts in their day-to-day teaching.

Through a two-year program, Arts Impact offers classes, workshops and mentorships, training teachers to bring dance, theater and visual arts into their classrooms and their core curriculum.

All Arts Impact programs align with the Washington State Essential Academic Learning Requirements in the Arts.

Our Mission

Arts Impact provides professional learning for teachers to build confidence and competence to integrate the arts into the everyday classroom experience, helping to ensure all children have access to quality arts education.

Our Vision

Arts Impact is committed to building key 21st century skills for both teachers and students that include creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking, all vital to closing the opportunity gap.

We believe including the arts in basic education teaches to the whole child, engages all learning modalities, and leads to the development of powerful learning habits.

Arts Infused Conference

Arts Impact is excited to announce the 2nd annual Summer Conference June 26 and 27. Explore the common ground between CCSS and the arts. Discover the power of arts-infused learning strategies for deepening student engagement and raising achievement.
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CCSS Arts Infused Lessons

Reading
Writing
Math