Professional teaching artists are qualified to conduct in-depth, standards-based fine arts and arts integration residencies in educational settings and to present professional development workshops for teachers.
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Teaching artist displays a body of artistic work that is acknowledged and respected within the artist’s discipline and demonstrates continued artistic and professional achievement.
Teaching artist fosters an environment that supports student-centered learning through the processes outlined in the National Core Arts Standards: Creating; Performing, Presenting, Producing; Responding; Connecting.
Teaching artist displays proficiency in designing developmentally appropriate residency plans in alignment with State Standards.
Teaching artist demonstrates community-mindedness, respect for and awareness of differences in others, and an attitude of service as an ambassador of arts education in their community.
Young Audiences Arts for Learning’s National Residency Teaching Artist Credential (TAC) articulates what effective, high quality teaching artistry looks like in K-12 school-based residencies, and formally endorses exceptional teaching artists who embody excellence in four competency areas: Artistry, Instruction, Planning & Preparation, and Community. For more information, visit www.YoungAudiences.org/TAC