The mission of the Tennessee Arts Academy is to provide exceptional quality professional development, arts training, support, encouragement, information, and renewal to K-12 teachers
and to promote and honor the role of the arts in the lives of all Tennesseans.
The Tennessee Arts Academy is a project of the Tennessee Department of Education and is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee.
Major corporate, organizational, and individual funding support for the Tennessee Arts Academy Foundation in 2023 is generously provided by
Significant sponsorship, scholarship, and event support for the Tennessee Arts Academy Foundation in 2023 is generously provided by Stephen Coleman; Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee; Morel Enoch; Dorothy M. Gillespie Foundation; Marlene and Spencer Hays Foundation; Patricia Hudson; Lingner Gift Fund, in memory of Marilee Stites; Dean Pitchford; Amy Savell, in memory of Sara and Las Savell; Tabor Stamper; Theatrical Rights Worldwide; Jeanette and Bill Watkins; and Watkins College of Art at Belmont University.
The Tennessee Arts Academy Foundation is funded in part by
Metro Arts / Nashville Office of Art + Culture.
Special thanks to the Robert K. & Anne H. Zelle Fund for the Fine and Performing
Arts of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee for their
funding support for the 2023 TAA Winter Retreat.
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