Resource Directory

Teaching Artists of the Mid-Atlantic

Please submit resources useful for the TAMA community: Share best practices, plans, strategies, instructions, blueprints/templates – the tools that will support and empower Teaching Artists in their work as professionals and advocates for the field. 

Are you an institution or organization who recognizes the importance and value of teaching artists and works with them to ensure they remain contributors to the vibrancy of our region? Please join TAMA and list your organization in our partner and stakeholder directory.  

Advocacy
  • All
  • Contracts & Invoicing
  • Field
  • How To's
  • Marketing & Promotion
  • Other
  • Self
  • Social Justice
  • Social Media
  • Website Design

Arts Education Data Project

The Arts Education Data Project is rooted in data reporting efforts dating back to the 1990’s. The year 2004 saw …

8 Principles for Professional Teaching Artists

7 Principles Podcast Presentation

Listen to this powerful discussion of the “Seven Principles to Prioritize and Value the Professional Teaching Artist” by presenters Denise …

Local Arts and Cultural Placemaking

It is our mission to recognize the arts of the local culture as an artistic category distinct from the arts …

TAMA’s Template Invoice

Written by TAMA Members who will regularly update it with current trends/needs. As suggested, use the TAMA logo to inform …

Independent contractor or employee? New Rules for Labor!

Check out this article that could have huge implications for Teaching Artists and our relationship with arts organizations. This follows …

Arts Advocacy 101: Tips for Talking with Principals

AEMS strives to serve the arts education ecosystem through resource Marc Martin, Principal of The Commodore John Rodgers School in …

Advocate with TAMA’s Logo

Use TAMA's logo on your website to show your participation in TAMA's values and advocacy efforts.

Teaching Artists Stand In Solidarity with Quanice Floyd

TAMA echos Quanice Floyd’s call for “Americans for the Arts (AftA) to increase transparency, accountability, and progress toward racial equity …

Business of Teaching Artistry
  • All
  • Contracts & Invoicing
  • Copyright & Trademark
  • etc.
  • Field
  • Finances & Taxes
  • Fingerprint & Liability Insurance
  • How To's
  • Lesson Planning
  • Marketing & Promotion
  • Other
  • Schools & Education Sector
  • Self
  • Social Justice
  • Social Media
  • Website Design

8 Principles for Professional Teaching Artists

7 Principles Podcast Presentation

Listen to this powerful discussion of the “Seven Principles to Prioritize and Value the Professional Teaching Artist” by presenters Denise …

CONTRACTS FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES

This resource describes what a legal entity is and why entities matter, prepared by the MD Volunteer Lawyers for the …

BUSINESS ENTITIES FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES

This resource describes what a legal entity is and why entities matter, prepared by the MD Volunteer Lawyers for the …

COPYRIGHT FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES

This resource is provided by the Maryland Volunteer Artists for the Arts and was produced in 2019. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JmC4TwEMmb4u5cGxRg4bziUmsQjm4J55/view

Contracts for Artists and Creatives

Every year, MdVLA supports hundreds of artists and arts organizations with their legal concerns & almost half of the legal …

Liability Insurance Providers

Teaching Artists should carry liability coverage for performing/exhibiting their artwork and facilitating teaching artistry workshops. Coverage should be maintained without …

TAMA’s Template Invoice

Written by TAMA Members who will regularly update it with current trends/needs. As suggested, use the TAMA logo to inform …

A Teaching Artist’s Companion (book)

Organizes teaching artist practice within a unique "View, Design, and Respond" framework; Identifies and prioritizes the essential practices of teaching …

Tools & Best Practices
  • All
  • Government Agencies & Policymakers
  • Lesson Planning
  • Other
  • Schools & Education Sector
  • Self
  • Standards

The Next Wave in Creative Aging

In January, February, and March of 2022, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgetown’s Aging & Health Program, the Kennedy Center Office …

The Academy for Creative Aging

The Academy for Creative Aging’s Professional Development track provides a module-based, certification opportunity that can be used to bolster professional …

A Teaching Artist’s Companion (book)

Organizes teaching artist practice within a unique "View, Design, and Respond" framework; Identifies and prioritizes the essential practices of teaching …

Self Care Tips For Teaching Artists

When you get stuck, or need self-care guidance, this padlet may have the right solution for you. Don't forget to …

Self Care Tips for Teaching Artists

To better serve and engage communities, we must prioritize our health and wellness. This padlet focuses on physical, mental, emotional, …

GLSEN Rainbow Library

GLSEN's Rainbow Library is a program that sends LGBTQ+ affirming K-12 text sets to schools across select states and counties …

GIVE Guide – Teaching Artistry in Inclusive Settings

Free online resources created by Teaching Artists for Teaching Artists working in Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) Classrooms in New York City …

Maryland State Department of Education

Mission Statement The mission of the Fine Arts Office of the Maryland State Department of Education is to support the …

Partner & Stakeholder Directory
  • All
  • Arts and Culture Sector
  • Government Agencies & Policymakers
  • Lesson Planning
  • Schools & Education Sector
  • Standards

Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center, LTYC.net

Leaders of Tomorrow Youth Center (LTYC) supports youths, ages 5-18, in the state of Maryland and DC with arts programs …

Maryland State Department of Education

Mission Statement The mission of the Fine Arts Office of the Maryland State Department of Education is to support the …

Maryland Out of School Time (MOST) Network

The MOST Network believes that all children should have the same opportunities to live a healthy and productive life. Our …

National Summer Learning Association

The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) is a national, non-profit organization whose mission is to convince, connect, and equip program …

Young Audiences of Maryland

Transforms the lives and education of our youth through the arts by connecting educators, professional artists, and communities.

Nat. Inst. Out of School Time

A leader in defining, shaping, and promoting out-of-school time (OST) as a distinct professional field with evidence-based quality standards

Afterschool Alliance

The Afterschool Alliance is working to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs.

"TAMA is a wonderful collection of creative artists who share the same passion of working with communities to enrich, encourage and enjoy the Arts in our culture."

A copy of the current financial statement of TAMA is available by writing PO Box 212, Riverdale, MD 20738-0212 or by emailing us. Documents and information submitted under the Maryland Solicitations Act are also available, for the cost of postage and copies, from the Maryland Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis MD 21401, (410) 974-5534.

Celebrate National Teaching Artist Month with us! Be part of the movement! Let's make waves. Like, share & comment on TAMA's social posts.

Know about an event organized by one of TAMA's regional networks?