Our Services:

Teaching Artists Connect offers virtual and in-person professional development workshops for teaching artists, educators, administrators, community organizations, and students.


We are happy to work with you to customize training programs for your organization or constituents.

Please get in touch to discuss further.

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Our Programs:

The TAC Idea Exchange:

​A multi-session professional development training program for teaching artists that builds community, shares skills, provides support, and offers networking opportunities for teaching artists of all disciplines. Sessions are available online and in-person.


2-hr long sessions include:

  • 90 minute professional development workshop.
  • 30 minute community building: to include small group discussions, networking, and knowledge share.
  • Digital resources are provided at the end of the training.


Please see below for our range of Idea Exchange offerings:

Introduction to Teaching Artistry

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A 6-part program in teaching artist foundations suitable for artists wishing to enter the field, and those at the beginning of their careers.


Creative Aging

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A 4-part program that builds community and explores strategies within the field of creative aging. 

Accessible Practices

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A 4-part program that focuses on developing accessible practices for varied populations.

Business and Marketing

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A 4-part program in the nuts and bolts of running a business as a teaching artist.

Residency Formats

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A 4-part program that invites participants to center their practice while exploring a variety of residency formats.


TAC Workshop Sessions:

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2-hr to 4-hr long professional development workshops in a variety of topics:

  • Introduction to Teaching Artistry
  • Orientation to the Teaching Artist Field
  • Teaching Strategies and Best Practices.
  • Residency Formats.
  • Accessible Teaching Practices.
  • Creative Aging.
  • Community Engagement and Cross-Sector Collaboration.
  • Arts in Early Childhood Education.
  • Building a Collaborative K-12 Residency (longer sessions available).

Please get in touch for more information.


TAC Mentorship Program:

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The Teaching Artists Connect Mentorship Program supports teaching artists at the beginning of their careers and those entering the field.


Participants expand their teaching skills, learn from teaching artist experts, and understand how to work with a variety of diverse populations across the region.



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