The Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art (TICA) at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is a comprehensive professional development program designed for high school teachers from the United States and around the world interested in investigating their relationship to ever expanding 21st century contemporary art and design practices. Founded in 2001, TICA has established itself nationally as a premiere teacher education program by revitalizing the creative passions that educators have for making and teaching art and design through in-depth study and interaction with new research models, materials, and approaches.

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