The Westchester County Arts Leadership Association (WCALA) is a local chapter of the New York State Council of Administrators of Music Education (NYSCAME). NYSCAME's mission is to, "provide a source of communication, development and support for all leaders responsible for facilitating the music education of the students of the State of New York." WCALA also includes in its local mission the support of leaders in the education of all arts disciplines, including the visual arts, theater, dance and media arts. 

WCALA actively works to: 
  • Provide professional development opportunities for its members in Music, Arts, Theatre and Dance in Westchester County, NY.  
  • Promote high standards of administrative leadership in the area of Arts Education.  
  • Provide support for arts policy makers and share communication on state and county arts issues.  
  • Share best practices in instructional strategies, program development, and arts administration.  
  • Work in harmony with State and National organizations for Arts Education in an effort to advance appropriate and worthwhile endeavors and to promote arts advocacy in Westchester County.