ASALA Teacher Fellows Application
Thank you for your interest in the ASALA Teaching Artist Fellow Position. Please complete the following form. There are some short answer questions that are meant to replace the need for a cover letter.
Grade(s) Taught/Currently Teaching
Content Taught/Currently Teaching
What is your personal definition of arts integration? Please briefly describe your experience with/interest in arts integration in your answer.
Please share three words that best describe your teaching philosophy that guides your work in classrooms.
What do you think is the most essential elements of building classroom culture and community?
Your Practice - Continued
What is your superhero power in the classroom? (Your STRENGTH)
What is your kryptonite in the classroom? (The thing that weakens you; something that you struggle with)
What excites you the most about being a Teacher Fellow in ASALA?
What will you
to this work?
What do you hope to
from this process in terms of changing or tweaking your practice in the classroom?
Please rate your knowledge of/experience with the following on a scale of 1-4, with 1 being none, 2 being very little, 3 being some and 4 being a great deal.
2 (very little)
4 (a great deal)
Integrating the arts into literacy
Integrating the arts into math
Effective classroom management strategies
Collaborating to write curriculum/plan
Social Emotional Learning
Youth voice in the classroom
Why the arts in education? (You can be as brief/lengthy/creative as you like with this answer!)
If selected, you are committing to 23 hours of paid work in this program—a combination of professional development workshops, observations of artists and teachers after school, a commitment to trying something in your classroom and reflecting on it, AND sharing what you have learned with colleagues. Knowing that you likely already have a LOT on your plate, how will you make time and space for this work?
The following questions are optional and will be used for data gathering purposes only.
I identify as:
Not of Hispanic, Latinx, or Spanish origin
Mexican, Mexican American, Chicano
Central or South American
Another Hispanic, Latinx, or Spanish Origin (Please feel free to type the origin below
I identify as:
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
Guamanian or Chamorro
Other Pacific Islander
Two or More Races
Other Race (Please feel free to type the race below)