The Association of Teaching Artists’ mission from their site:
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.