Applications are open to early childhood educators (teaching pre-k-3rd grade). Professionals teaching Black/African American students in East Liberty, Homewood and the Hill District are preferred (however, selection is open to teachers working in other neighborhoods). Black/African American educators are strongly encouraged to apply. Teachers working in any setting including public, private, charter, center-based, or licensed home child care are open to apply. Preference is also for educators with solid knowledge and experience in child development and with experience creating ageappropriate interactive activities. Must be willing to collaborate with Africana artists on activity development.
Africana artists across disciplines, must be open to collaborating with an early childhood educator on activity development; must be willing to present activities to families at all three festivals.