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Bring Back the Joy!

This summer Center for Inspired Teaching invites Washington, DC teachers of all subjects and grade levels to an invigorating learning experience grounded in the art of improvisation and the 5 Core Elements that lead to an engagement-rich classroom.

What will I do in this Institute?

  • Build creative teaching practices using improvisational thinking. 
  • Develop leadership skills in teaching teachers through improvisational techniques. (You will learn how to provide professional learning for your home school.) 
  • Craft engaging arts and improvisation-based instructional activities that focus on Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards. These will be shared citywide.
A square, spiral-bound notebook with a colorful cover that reads "Hooray for 2023" Inspiration for the Year Ahead

Location: Inspired Teaching Demonstration School, 200 Douglas St NE, Washington, DC 20002 
Perks: Joyful learning with colleagues / lunch provided daily / $250 stipend for successful course completion / Professional Learning Units from the Washington Teachers Union

This program is open to teachers in public, charter, and independent schools in Washington, DC. Space is limited!

Application deadline: April 28, 2023

Thank you to the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, our key funding partner for this program. View a list of our other funding partners here.