Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA)
Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab
Eligibility: TAT Lab seeks a cohort with geographic, gender, racial/ethnic, and artistic diversity; teaching artists outside the Puget Sound region and teaching artists of color are encouraged to apply.
We are now accepting applications for the ninth year of the Washington State Teaching Artist Training Lab, a seven-month professional development program for teaching artists working in all artistic disciplines and in all regions across Washington State. TAT Lab focuses on arts education in K-12 schools, working to ensure all students receive high quality arts instruction.
Apply by June 12th for our Early Bird Discount, or by July 11th for the regular tuition fee. Financial Aid is available, and Teaching Artists from outside King County qualify for lodging and travel reimbursement.
TAT Lab is designed to fit your schedule and lifestyle. The program runs from September 2019 to March 2020 and includes:
• Three in-person training sessions lasting 2-3 days in Seattle
• Monthly teleconferences facilitated by a teaching artist mentor
• Ongoing, individualized support from mentors and peers
• Program Highlights:1:1 mentoring & peer learning
• Application of 21st Century Skills and Habits of Mind in the arts
• Focus on instructional design
• Social justice tools
• Local and national connections