Project Design Lab
How is the teaching artist assigned to our project?
The projects are designed with specific arts disciplines, so you will know what arts discipline(s) your project will involve. We will assign you a teaching artist that aligns with the creative/art making required for you project.
Can our project serve our entire school?
Projects can serve a wide range of student group sizes. Student cohorts are shaped by the goals of your project, and the capacity and size of your project team.
Can an arts teacher be on my team?
Yes. An arts specialists can be team members, but are not required.
What are the expectations for our project's culminating event?
Each project will present a public culminatinge event that demonstrates the students’ and community's learning and creativity.
Who is responsible for organizing and producing our culminating event?
Your teaching artist will lead that process and help you and your students to take an active role in designing and managing your culminating event.
Teams & Teaching Artists
What is the cost to my school for a Design Lab project?
Your school will be responsible for the cost of any materials needed for your project, such as art supplies. We can help shape a project that fits within your materials budget.
Who pays for the teaching artist residency?
Teachin artist fees are paid by the Community Engagement Lab for the time they work with your team at the Design Lab, implementing your project, and during the reflection in October.
What is the registration & payment schedule?
Registration is open until the start of the Design Lab, which will be scheduled after school begins in the fall.
What is the tuition fee to attend the Project Design Lab?
VERMONT TEAMS: $1,650 for three graduate credits, or $1,350 for a certificate of participation. (continuing education credits)
Tuition & Expenses
Contact Partnerships Manager Theresa Murray-Clasen.