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Applications Now Open for CWP's Teaching Artist Project

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Aug 08, 2017

Applications are now open for Teaching Artist Project (TAP), Community Word-Project’s comprehensive training and internship program designed to prepare practicing artists to bring their craft to the classroom. Formerly known as the Teaching Artist Training and Internship Program (TATIP), TAP is run out of New York City.

Through the 8-month long Teaching Artist Project training, participants will:

  • Expand teaching through experiential, inquiry and reflection processes
  • Investigate social justice education, pedagogies and philosophies
  • Explore creative processes and critical thinking
  • Implement strategies for classroom management
  • Acquire and utilize teaching methods for multiple learning types and levels
  • Create collaborative arts lessons
  • Build community with artists, teachers and organizations across New York City


The program has three levels of training depending on the applicant: New & Beginning, Undergrad/Graduate (Student), and Advanced. TAP also offers additional internship opportunities at partnering organizations that will be made available during the first training session.

Learn more about the program here.

About Community Word Project

Community-Word Project is a New York City based arts-in-education organization that inspires children in underserved communities to read, interpret and respond to their world and to become active citizens through collaborative arts residencies and teacher training programs. CWP Teaching Artists (writers, visual artists, performing artists, dancers, and musicians) work collaboratively with classroom teachers to provide rich educational, social and emotional learning environments for students in grades 1-12.

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