Become a Just Buffalo Teaching Artist

Just Buffalo’s teaching artists represent the best of Western New York’s literary presence, from poetry and fiction to playwriting, non-fiction and beyond. Our teaching artists also represent all disciplines—from visual art and photography to performance art and filmmaking—creating a unique environment that fosters the artistic community and helps grow the next generation of local artists.

Teaching Artist Application

If you’re interested in becoming a Just Buffalo teaching artist, fill out the application below and we’ll get back to you in a timely fashion.

Contact Info

Your Name (required)

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Education & Experience



Do you have experience preparing lesson plans and presenting to students?

Please describe any relevant teaching experience, indicating the grade levels or ages with which you have worked.

Are you proficient in any foreign languages?

Do you have special skills or experience that would be valuable in this work or that you'd like to highlight?

Do you have any other skills or experience that you'd like to highlight?

Educational & Work Background

Why do you want to become a Just Buffalo teaching artist?

What is your availability for assignments (flexibility, days/times/seasons, etc.)?

How much would you like to work?

References (Non-Family Members)


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