The Association of Teaching Artists:

  • Is a forum and a knowledge commons for the professional practice of Teaching Artists;

  • Is a practitioner led network for communication, connection, and the exchange of resources;

  • Is a community of practice to support and expand opportunities for the work of Teaching Artists in education and in communities;

  • Recognizes and celebrates distinguished achievement by Teaching Artists;

  • Advances policies and initiatives that broaden opportunities and recognition for the work of Teaching Artists.