New York’s Larry Moss builds a local network for the field

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The Rubber chicken of Local Networks!

On this 8th week of this connectivity blog series, we visit New York State, where Larry Moss builds a local network for the field! If you ever thought, “my community could benefit from a local TA network,” but feel stumped by how to get started, reach out to Larry (or other TAMA local leaders like @davefry). Larry may have a rubber chicken for you, which may lead to building your local network!

Listen to Larry and get ready to say yes to rubber chickens! He will respond to the following questions.

  1. What is your number one tip for being a successful teaching artist?
  2. What is the earliest childhood memory of using your imagination?
  3. What is next for you that we should be keeping an eye out for?
  4. What inspires you? 
Larry Moss builds a Local Network in Rochester New York!

Building Connectivity is TAMA’s Rubber Chicken

Do you have a rubber chicken for us? Could you help us to connect our region?

Begin by reaching out to Larry Moss. For #FollowFriday, please share this blog and give him a GREAT BIG shoutout.

Then take time to learn more about Larry here as part of TAMA’s TA Directory and visit his website. Follow Larry on FB. Of course, you should check out Teaching Artists ROC, and learn about other Teaching Artists of Rochester, New York!

Are YOU a TA who resides in Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia? Now is the time to join TAMA and participate in conversations happening in our regional network. Check out the forum for this blog here, where you can connect with Larry and the many others that are gathering through TAMA’s website!

Local and Regional Network Events!

If you are a TA in the mid-Atlantic, join us at our bi-monthly TA Cafes on First Mondays at 9:30 AM and Third Fridays at 2:30 PM!

And did you see this week’s announcement about an important and necessary conversation with Adam Holofcener of the Maryland Volunteer Lawyer for the Arts? You don’t want to miss it!

Check out our events page to mark your calendar for all of these events.

But TAMA isn’t about each of us working together towards shared goals? Are you organizing a local network? List your local upcoming events on the calendar!

Don’t have that local network organized yet, and need help with the first step? Please email us! TAMA drafted a worksheet to help folks with initial steps toward building their own local network.

Together we shine a light on mid-Atlantic Teaching Artists!

Together we build a regional network.

Together we raise awareness about our profession.

Share your unique artistry, expertise, and experience in the TAMA community.

Be Brave. Be vulnerable. Be open. To each other. To possibilities. To dreams.

What’s the target? What’s your rubber chicken?

Tell us, what do you dream?

#FollowFriday #TeachingArtist #TANetwork

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