Monday, June 14, 2010

The Word

Community Word Project is now accepting applications for their 2010-11 Teaching Artist Training and Internship Program. The program has a tuition cost of $100.

Details are below:

Announcing Community~Word Project's Teaching Artist Training and Internship
Program (TATIP) for the 2010-2011 School Year

We are pleased to announce the 11th year of TATIP, which offers practicing
artists and MFA students the opportunity to transform their creative process
into teaching tools to integrate the arts into the public school curriculum.
Through this program, participants gain skills that enable them to reach out
to underserved youth while gaining experience in NYC classrooms.

This training gives participants the opportunity to identify and explore
their own creative and thinking processes and then to transform these
processes into effective teaching tools. These tools become the foundation
from which one can build and implement a meaningful curriculum. Throughout
the training, participants will gain real-life classroom experience through
our internship program as they assist experienced Community-Word Project
teaching artists.

*PLEASE NOTE: There is a $100.00 tuition contribution fee payable upon
acceptance to the program (for the Advanced and New & Beginning levels
only.) Scholarships will be available; details and procedure for requesting
scholarships will be forthcoming with notice of acceptance.

Application Deadline: 10am on Monday September 27th 2010

The application can be downloaded directly from our website. Early
applications are encouraged. Applications must be received in full by the
deadline in order to be considered. Late materials will not be accepted
under any circumstances.

There are three levels of training offered; one for beginning and new
teaching artists, one for undergraduate artists, and another for those
advanced artists that have at least two years experience working with
underserved youth in the public school environment. Applicants will be
notified of acceptance by Friday October 1st.

Please visit our website to download the applications and the ³Frequently
Asked Questions about TATIP² document.

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