Teaching Artist Training Institute

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

We are no longer accepting applications. Thank you to all who applied!


“I enjoyed the TATI experience and think not only will the training I received be vital in working with children who have varying cognitive learning or physical abilities; the training will be beneficial in my work as a teaching artist, period.” – 2018 TATI Participant


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, museum educators 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 22, 29 February 12, 26  March 5, 12


For additional information, please contact

Candice Iloh, Professional Development Specialist: Candice.Iloh@MarquisStudios.org


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