Teaching Artist Training Institute

TATI provides free training in arts education best practices for individuals interested in working with students on the autism spectrum. Through observational visits and professional development seminars, TATI participants learn the fundamentals of autism, pathways of communication, and the therapeutic value of the arts. 


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The TATI program has been a life changing experience for myself on many levels

– as an administrator, educator and as a parent. – 2017 TATI Graduate


Who Should Participate? 

TATI participants are those with a genuine interest in working with students with disabilities. Previous TATI graduates have included teaching artists, administrators, classroom teachers and arts therapists. Individuals currently working in the field are also encouraged to apply.


What is the Cost?

TATI is free for all participants. Free lunch is also provided each training day.


Where is TATI? 

PS 37 in Staten Island

Transportation: Marquis Studios provides free bus transportation leaving from our offices in Dumbo Brooklyn.

Bus transportation departs promptly at 8am and returns at approximately 3pm.


When is TATI?

Dates: January 30, February 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13


How to Apply?

Click here to apply online!


For additional information, please contact

Justin Daniel, Professional Development Specialist: Justin.Daniel@MarquisStudios.org


TATI is presented in partnership by Marquis Studios, VSA, and District 75


TATI has open my eyes to a world of opportunity; a world where the arts are used as a functional

coping skill for all children. – 2017 TATI Graduate




The TATI program is incredibly effective in providing educators with sequential professional development in the pedagogy (theory and practice) of teaching the arts to children on the autism spectrum. – 2017 TATI Graduate