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Module One

Program Development:
Teaching Artist Preparedness

October 3 and 4, 2019 | 10am-3pm


The Inspiration Center
at the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning
10917 Magnolia Drive
Cleveland, OH 44106

This first module is intended for working professional artists in all disciplines who are new to working as a teaching artist and current teaching artists who would like to enhance or improve their knowledge and skills. This session is recommended for anyone interested in joining the teaching artist roster of the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning.

Participants who successfully complete the session and program plan will be awarded a digital badge representing their knowledge and competency in arts-integrated program development.

Areas of Emphasis:

  • Arts Integration
  • Youth Development
  • Behavior Management
  • Curricular Connections
  • Outcomes & Indicators
  • Strategies & Activities


All participants who successfully complete the module and corresponding assessment piece will be awarded a digital badge representing their knowledge and competency. A digital badge provides evidence of achievement as a result of participation and specific accomplishment as completed during and after the module. Digital badges may be included in an online portfolio and/or other micro-credentialing sites, such as Mozilla Backpack.

Session presenters:

Emma Parker
Artistic Director 
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning

Ryan Upp
Resident Teaching Artist
Center for Arts-Inspired Learning