What is the
SC Teaching Artist Symposium?

Welcome to the SC Teaching Artist Symposium, an exclusive online platform tailored for teaching artists featured on the SC Arts Directory. Our goal is to streamline access to valuable resources that empower teaching artists in their professional journeys. Upon logging in, you'll discover a wealth of professional development opportunities, convenient links to regional and national organizations, and comprehensive information sourced directly from the SCAC. We strive to ensure that teaching artists have easy access to resources specifically curated for their needs.

Immerse yourself in the lifelike conference experience through our virtual halls, rooms, and booths, reminiscent of a traditional conference setting. What sets the Teaching Artist Symposium apart is the option to attend any conference sessions at any time, providing an extra layer of accessibility that exceeds what traditional conferences typically offer. Experience the future of professional development with us, where accessibility and innovation converge to support the unique needs of teaching artists.

Whereto find what

  • Professional Development: Head to the Auditorium! Here you’ll find professional development sessions for the following:
    • Performing Arts
    • Visual Arts
    • Literary Arts
    • Folklife and Traditional Arts
    • Teaching Artist Foundations
    • Business of Teaching Artistry
  • Livestream Sessions: Head to the Auditorium! At the top you’ll see a menu bar with all of the different areas. Click the “Live Sessions” tab and you’ll see a list of any upcoming live sessions. Once a live event has started, you’ll see a “join” button to view the live feed!
  • SCAC Resources/Information: Head to the Resource Room where you’ll find a link to SCAC Resources. This is where you will find all the information you need on Communications and Processes.
  • National/Regional Resources: Inside the Resource Room, you’ll see links to national and regional organizations that will be relevant to teaching artists.
why attend

Calendarsave the date schedule

Next virtual event: May 15, 2024

Next in-person event: September 7, 2024

FAQFrequently Asked questions inquire

Simply login with your email address. There is no registration to complete password to remember (or forget)! You can participate from anywhere that you have Internet access. The platform is accessible from desktop, laptop, mobile and tablet devices.
No, it is only open to verified teaching artists who are on the SC Arts Directory.
No - the Teaching Artist Symposium is provided to our verified teaching artists at no cost.
We aim to cover topics from all of the following areas:
  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Literary Arts
  • Folklife and Traditional Arts
  • Teaching Artist Foundations
  • Business of Teaching Artistry
The symposium will be on demand indefinitely, however we may make updates and changes to the platform periodically. Make sure to keep checking back in to see our newest features in action!
Yes, live sessions are recorded and posted for on-demand viewing. You can find them in the On-Demand auditorium within 24-48 hours after they happen.
During a live session, you can contact technical support through the technical support chat option. Outside of live sessions, please contact Jennifer Coffey at VTL@artsgrowsc.org.
No additional software downloads are needed to participate. However, an internet connection on your desktop, mobile, or tablet device is required.


Speaker Disclaimer

The views expressed in presentations made at the TA Symposium are those of the speaker and not necessarily of the SCAC, and does not constitute an endorsement of the vendor or speaker’s views, products, or services. Views and information expressed are solely those of the presenters and vendors delivering the content.

Disclaimer of Liability

With regard to any information presented through the TA Symposium, the SCAC does not make any warranty, express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and specifically disclaims any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, service or process presented and makes no representation that its use would not infringe upon privately owned rights.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The presence of a commercial vendor at the TA Symposium, and the presentation by any vendor of any information regarding any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of such item or organization by the SCAC. Any such material presented by any vendor in any format, without limitation, is for informational purposes only. Any potential customer of any vendor, who is present at the TA Symposium, is expected to conduct their own due diligence and assessment of the vendor, product, or services as appropriate for their needs.