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Our Mission

Arts for Learning, The Indiana Affiliate of Young Audiences, Inc., empowers children to achieve their creative and intellectual potential through arts in education. Arts for Learning gives Indiana students opportunities to engage in empowering art-related activities and experiences, sparking their curiosity and stimulating their minds. Our unique programs place professional teaching artists in classrooms for performances, workshops, and extended residencies that connect kids with the power of art.

Meet your Program Directors

Ploi Pagdalian

Ploi leads the programming team in building relationships with schools and community partners in need of arts in education services, such as artists’ residencies, workshops and performances, and teachers’ training.  She oversees the implementation of Arts for Learning programs and special projects at preschool centers, elementary and high schools, as well as community centers. She also manages Arts for Learning summer programs.


Contact: or by phone at 317-925-4043 ext. 116


Regions: Franklin Township, Decatur Township, Shelby County

Angela Yetter

Angela is responsible for overseeing all of the scheduling information for Arts for Learning. She is the Program Director for Speedway; Pike, Washington, and Wayne Townships; Hendricks and Hamilton counties, and other Indiana counties outside the eight that surround Marion County. She works with the Program Directors to enter their activities into the system and sees that relevant paperwork is shared with schools and artists. 


Contact: or by phone at 317-925-4043 ext. 114


Regions: Pike Township, Washington Township, Wayne Township, Hamilton County, Hendricks County, Northeast Region, All Unlisted Counties

Sarah Tirey

Sarah is responsible for the coordination and administration of all aspects of new or ongoing programs for his assigned territory. She manages the regions listed below, as well as coordinates schools for Arts for Learning's "Run for the Arts" initiative. 

Contact: or by phone at 317-925-4043 ext. 123

Regions: IPS, Center Township, Lawrence Township, Perry Township, Warren Township, Boone County, Hancock County, Johnson County, Madison County, Morgan County