FOR TEACHING ARTISTS
of Teaching Artists (ATA) is a non-profit professional organization
whose mission is to strengthen and serve Teaching Artists from all
disciplines in New York State. Providing a network for communication
and the exchange of resources, it shapes the field of Arts in Education,
providing advocacy, training, and professional development as well
as publicly recognizing distinguished achievement.
New York City Arts In Education Roundtable is a member-driven
organization that began as a grass roots effort to provide support
and networking opportunities for its members, as well as to improve
and advance the state of arts in education. The Roundtable currently
has over 100 member organizations, representing all five boroughs
of New York City. Each October, the Roundtable hosts an annual conference
that includes a job fair for teaching artists. For a small fee,
the Roundtable distributes a directory of member organizations.
For membership information, please call (212) 642-5979.
Artist Source is a new online information service and telephone/email
hotline for New York State teaching artists. Teaching Artist Source
is a feature of NYFA Source, a national database of programs for
artists of all disciplines. Use this service to find information
on grants, services, and publications specifically for teaching
artists on the local, regional, state and national level.
To learn more about becoming
a teacher in the public school system, please contact either of
the following offices at the New York City Department of Education: