Institute Professional DevelopmentThe Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts™ is dedicated to training early childhood professionals in the use of performing arts techniques that help young children learn basic academic concepts and life skills.
Professional Development Workshops
Wolf Trap Professional Development Workshops train early childhood educators in the use of performing arts techniques and strategies that help young children acquire basic emergent literacy and other learning and developmental skills. Workshops are taught by expert Teaching Artists and can be arranged in any community. Each spring and fall, a series of workshops is offered at the Center for Education at Wolf Trap.
Workshops are made available nationally through Wolf Trap Regional Programs
and can be arranged in any classroom through the National Program
Learn more about Professional Development Programs
See a full list of available workshops to arrange in your community
See a schedule of Workshops at the Center for Education at Wolf Trap
Residencies in Preschool Classrooms
Wolf Trap offers 7-week and 1-week partnerships during which an artist comes to the preschool classroom and demonstrates for the teacher how the performing arts can be used to teach curriculum topics. During these residencies, artists and early childhood educators work together to develop, refine, and evaluate new performing arts teaching strategies.
Learn more about the Institute Residency Program
To find out what programs are available to you, visit Institute in your Community.