The Regions

TAMA is nurturing a structure of local networks seeded throughout the Mid-Atlantic region to raise awareness for the field and foster connectivity between artists. Each network is headed by a Local Coordinator who facilitates community TA meet-ups and communicates regularly with the State Director. While the Local Coordinator develops and maintains grassroots relationships with TAs and arts organizations in their locality, each State Director facilitates a two-way system of knowledge-building and support between the TAMA Board, the various localities and the state’s arts agencies. View the job descriptions here.

Who will inform and educate our local, state and regional decision-makers about our work, our value and our needs if we don’t? TAMA Members understand that part of our job is to be a teaching artist advocate!

We expect that an unprecedented number of local meetings will simultaneously occur this January 2020.  Won’t you join the network? Explore the current groups throughout each state in the region and get connected! Don’t see a group in your state or region? Step up as a Local Coordinator! Reach out for support as you create a local network.  This guide makes the task of starting a group manageable and achievable!


District of Columbia


New Jersey

New York



West Virginia