Arts in Education (AIE) places professional artists from visual, performing, media and literary arts in an educational setting. Teachers/agencies select and collaborate with qualified artists who conduct residency experiences that will integrate arts into the teacher's core curriculum.
The Possibilities for Your School Community:
Artists work with up to 3 "core groups" (of up to 30 students each) each day of the residency infusing arts learning in the curriculum.
PLUS, Artists may also:
Funding support, from up to 30%-50% of the artist fee, may be available from ECCOTA through its partnership with the PA Council on the Arts (PCA). (Please see the table below.) To be considered for grant support, residencies must be a minimum of 10 days (5 days with an ensemble). "Days" do not need to be consecutive.
Residency Rate Schedule:
The following rates are for residencies with an individual artist, only. (For ensemble rates, contact ECCOTA) Material expenses and/or accommodations may not be needed, but if applicable, they may be an additional expense.
NOTE: The box below gives amounts for 10, 15 and 20 days, as an example.
The range of the # of days for Maximum PCA Grant Support is:
10-14 Days = up to 30%
15-19 Days = up to 40%
20+ Days = up to 50%
* This table is based on an artist fee of $200 a day. Fees can vary for different artist.
Want to host a residency?
What to do next
Choose an artistic discipline that interests you. Teaching artist can be viewed at AIE Artist Directory
Contact Liz Scacchitti at firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-772-7051
Determine the source for funding your match. PTO, Donations, Fundraising, community grants etc.