Specialists With Arts Tactics (SWAT)

What is it?

The Specialists with Arts Tactics (SWAT) consultative support of arts education professionals to assist Kentucky schools in developing plans and assessment tools for integrating the arts throughout the curriculum. Consultancy fees are paid by the Kentucky Arts Council. There are two options for consultation: a three-hour consultancy or a six-hour consultancy.

Who’s eligible?

Any Kentucky public or private school or district that supports grades pre-K through 12.

What’s the deadline to apply?

Application Windows:

Oct. 15 – Dec. 15, 2017 (for consultancies during Jan. 1 – June 30, 2018)

April 15 – June 30, 2018 (for consultancies during July 15 – Dec. 31, 2018)

How do I apply?

  1. Carefully review the program guidelines.

  2. Complete the application form.

If I receive a consultancy, what are my responsibilities?

  1. Contact the recommended consultant to arrange the consultancy.

  2. Clarify with the consultant your expectations for the consultancy.

  3. Provide the consultant with any materials needed beforehand.

  4. Cover the consultant’s expenses related to travel, meals and lodging (if necessary) as well as any incidental expenses (e.g., photocopying, postage, equipment rental, etc.) as agreed to in advance.

  5. Submit a final report form at the end of the consultancy.

If I have questions, who can help me?

Jean St. John
Arts Education Director
888-833-2787 (toll free)


Page last updated: July 21, 2017
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