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Deadline October 13

September 29, 2016

Teaching Artist roster – 2 weeks left to apply

Brian Evans-Jones, Teaching Artist

Brian Evans-Jones, Literary Teaching Artist – Why I teach

The Maine Arts Commission is now accepting applications for fall submissions to it PK-12 Teaching Artists Roster. The application deadline is Thursday, October 13 at 5 p.m. The roster, launched in 2014 and available at https://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/Teaching-Artist-Roster, includes Maine artists whose applications reflect their expertise and commitment to providing learning opportunities for students and/or teachers in PK-12 educational settings. There are currently 56 artists on the roster in disciplines including dance, literary arts, media arts, music, theater, and visual arts. Applications are accepted only two times per year.

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Nancy Salmon Dance Teaching Artist – Why I teach

The Arts Commission defines Teaching Artists as professional artists who are dedicated to lifelong learning and arts education, have made it an integral part of their professional practice, and who have cultivated skills as educators in concert with their skills as artists.

Successful applicants demonstrate mastery of an artistic discipline; knowledge and expertise in sequential arts instruction; good communication skills; planning and organizational ability; and an understanding of PK-12 learners.

To learn more about the Maine Arts Commission teaching artist program and to access the application please go to https://mainearts.maine.gov/Pages/Education/Teaching-Artists#.

To learn more about the Arts Commission’s other PK-12 arts education programs contact Argy Nestor at argy.nestor@maine.gov or 207-287-2713.

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