Teachers from all grade levels, subjects, and academic settings are encouraged to use MOCA Cleveland to supplement classroom curricula. To learn about the Museum's educational opportunities, consider attending a seasonal Teacher Open House, social events including exhibition tours, group discussions, and curricular materials. Help shape teacher outreach strategies and develop teacher resources by volunteering your expertise on the Teacher Advisory Group. Learn how to introduce contemporary art into your curriculum during a customized professional development workshop.

Contact Nicole Ledinek, Curator of Education + Engagement at nledinek@MOCAcleveland.org, about these and other opportunities to enhance classroom instruction with today’s art. 

Teacher Summer Camp

Monday, June 13 - Friday, June 17, 2016 

Discover northeast Ohio’s cultural institutions—including the MOCA, Cleveland Museum of Art, Severance Hall, Dunham Tavern & Museum, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland Botanical Garden, and more—in this multiday summer camp for teachers. Visit two institutions each day and engage in hands-on activities to investigate resources for you and your students. Recommended for teachers PreK-3rd grade. Workshop fee includes some supplies, parking, and transportation between some institutions (lunch on your own). For more information and registration, visit https://www.cmnh.org/educatorworkshops

Summer Teacher Residency - Cleveland Institute of Art

Tuesday, June 21 - Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Facilitated by CIA, with MOCA's support, this program seeks to bring together high school art educators from around the globe in a supportive and stimulating environment in which to create a personal body of work. Resident artist-educators will develop new, personal bodies of work with the support of a CIA faculty mentor in the studio. Resident artist-educators will partake in professional development together with partner institutions to enhance art room curriculum. An exhibition will be installed by the residents and a public opening held at CIA to celebrate the works created during the Summer Teacher Residency. Residents will reside in CIA’s Uptown Residence Hall throughout the program. Summer 2016 residency proposals will be accepted in the areas of: Drawing and Painting.  For more information, please visit: http://www.cia.edu/continuing-education/summer-teacher-residency-program