NCCU Teaching Artist Certificate Program and N.C. Arts Council Launch Spring 2022 Teaching Artist Tuesday Series

Posted February 14, 2022, 1:06PM

The North Carolina Central University Teaching Artist Certificate Program, in partnership with the North Carolina Arts Council, will launch its online workshop series for the spring 2022 season. The workshops are free to the public. 

Led by Lenora Helm Hammonds, DMA, director of the NCCU Teaching Artist Certificate Program, and Kathleen Collier, arts education director and accessibility coordinator for the N.C. Arts Council, the educational series, entitled Teaching Artist Tuesdays serve as a guide map for N.C. teaching artists as they navigate the COVID-19 pandemic landscape.

The spring 2022 sessions include:

Feb. 15, 4-5:30 p.m.: Protecting Your Art Business: What You Don’t Know That You Don’t Know. Participants will learn legal principles and best practices for their businesses, including contracts, intellectual property rights, legal resources and more. Panelists will include representatives from the NCCU School of Law and Triangle Art Works. Register at

March 15, 4-5:30 p.m.: Tips and Resources for Successful Grantmaking. The webinar will discuss the grants process, and provide insight on how to develop and submit a compelling and successful grant application. Panelists will include grant administrators who will share how to ensure that an artist’s work and passion are truly represented in the application. Grant opportunities for teaching artists will also be highlighted. Register at

Additional sessions are planned for April 12 and May 17 with topics forthcoming.

The Teaching Artist Tuesdays series was created in summer 2020 and the program is supported by the National Endowment of the Arts.

For more information about the Teaching Artist Tuesdays program, contact Dr. Lenora Helm Hammonds at or visit


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