CPALMs for Arts

Florida Department of Education

FAAE is working with arts education experts to oversee the creation of high-quality arts lesson plans and resources for use in K-12 dance, music, theatre, and visual art instruction throughout Florida’s schools.  Once complete, these items will be available to all Florida teachers on the CPALMS web site.


General Reviewers, Level I

Beth Cummings, Director of Fine Arts
Polk County Public Schools
Past President, Florida Music Education Association
Program Manager, Race to the Top Performing and Fine Arts Assessment Project

Tom Schwarm, Arts Curriculum Specialist
St. Johns County Schools
Past Principal of RJ Murray Middle School

Pamela Haas, Fine and Performing Arts Resource Specialist
Osceola County Public Schools


General Reviewers, Level II

Tenaj Davis, Dean of Discipline
South Miami, Community Middle School
Past President, Florida Dance Educators Association

Julie Hebert, Visual and Performing Arts Curriculum Specialist
School District of Manatee Cunty
Past President, Florida Elementary Music Educators Association

James Thompson, Fine Arts Department Chair
Poinciana High School
Osceola County Public Schools

Visual Arts
Lark Keeler, Visual Arts Teacher
St. Andrews School
Past President, Florida Arts Educators Association