TAB-St. Louis

Teaching for Artistic Behaviors Worshop - St. Louis, MO - June 8 & 9, 2023

Click these links to view the resumes for practicing educators and workshop presenters Kari Schepker-Mueller, Elizabeth Williams, Tiffany Marquart, Dawn Lynn, and Abby Birhanu who have all received extensive training in the TAB pedagogy. Our presenters have 30+ years of combined experience implementing TAB at all grade levels.  These gifted educators are thrilled to share their knowledge with colleagues. Join the conversation, and get plugged into area resources and regional support for choice-based art.

Art Teachers love the creative power TAB/Choice has brought to their classrooms! This student-centered approach to teaching visual arts changes how teachers, students, and administrators approach the art studio. Come spend 2 days learning about TAB/Choice.

After the workshop, teachers will be able to:

Plan to attend this  outstanding workshop, featuring St. Louis area teachers trained in the pedagogy of Teaching for Artistic Behaviors also known as TAB.



includes two days of instruction, invitations to FREE follow-up strategy and coaching sessions, plus participant lunch on 6/8-9/23

Meet new friends, collaborate and build together as you cultivate your skills in the Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB) pedagogy. This two-day, action-packed (in-person) workshop sponsored by MAAE is designed to help teachers gain tools to implement a choice-based art curriculum. The workshop will be held at two St. Louis area schools allowing participants to experience the classroom arts space, and for student interaction.

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Workshop Questions:

Registration questions:

Follow the Regional-Saint Louis TAB/Choice Art Education Group on Facebook  (@STLTAB)

Follow the Missouri Alliance for Arts Education on social media (@moartsed)

Special thanks 

to industry support received from the vendors listed below:


Did you know? Over the last few years, the Regional-Saint Louis TAB/Choice Art Education Group has reached almost 500 teachers through grassroots efforts. 


The Missouri Alliance for Arts Education is proud to be a sponsor of this outstanding workshop. 

Questions? Contact MAAE's executive director - Phyllis Pasley - at or text/phone 314-306-7575

“The Maplewood Richmond Heights School District does not endorse the goals, objectives, activities, or opinions of any non-sponsored clubs or their members nor does the District encourage or discourage student participation therein.”   

Workshop Participant Information
may be found by accessing the links below:

Directions to the Workshop Sites 

June 8, 2023

Meramec Elementary - School District of Clayton
400 South Meramec Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105 - googlemaps

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June 9, 2023

Maplewood Richmond Heights - Early Childhood Center
2810 Burgess Ave. Maplewood, MO 63143 - googlemaps

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(optional) Graduate Credit

Graduate Credit from Lindenwood University is available for an additional fee. Enrollment and payment of fees is handled directly through Lindenwood. The fee for graduate credit is $75 per hour.

Graduate credit is also available for $160 per in-service credit hour through Webster University and those interested in registering would connect with Ralph Olliges, - workshop attendees are eligible for a total of 2 in service graduate credit hours

Helpful Hints

*The workshop ends at 3:45pm both days to allow space for questions and casual conversation, off-site. Details will be included in the daily agenda. Please consider joining us for appetizers, a trip to the art museum, or other nearby TAB classroom tours. 

Nearby Lodging/Hotel and Restaurant Information


Clayton Plaza Hotel & Extended Stay

address: 7750 Carondelet Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 63105

Phone: (314) 726-5400

Drury Inn

Located in: The Promenade at Brentwood

Address: 8700 Eager Rd, Brentwood, MO 63144

Phone: (314) 968-3704


Homewood Suites

Address: 8040 Clayton Rd, Richmond Heights, MO 63117

Phone: (314) 863-7700


Sheraton Clayton

Located in: University Tower

Address: 7730 Bonhomme Ave, Clayton, MO 63105


Cheshire Inn

Address: 6300 Clayton Rd, St. Louis, MO 63117

Phone: (314) 647-7300

 Restaurants - click the hyperlinks below for a quick google search and ratings for restaurants in the areas that are nearby the cities listed below... 

Presenters have also shared some of their favorites, too!

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Other Things to do in the Lou

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St. Louis Art Museum

The Saint Louis Art Museum is one of the principal U.S. art museums, with paintings, sculptures, cultural objects, and ancient masterpieces from all corners of the world. Its three-story building stands in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri, where it is visited by up to a half million people every year. Wikipedia

Address: 1 Fine Arts Dr, St. Louis, MO 63110 - googlemaps

Located in: Forest Park

Hours: (closed Monday) 10 AM- 5PM daily; 10AM - 9PM Friday 

Laumeier Sculpture Park

Laumeier Sculpture Park is a 105-acre open-air museum and sculpture park located in Sunset Hills, Missouri, near St. Louis and is maintained in partnership with St. Louis County Parks and Recreation Department. It houses over 60 outdoor sculptures and features a 1.4-mile walking trail, and educational programs. Wikipedia

Address: 12580 Rott Rd, Sappington, MO 63127

Hours: 8am-8pm daily

Kemper Museum

Gallery 210


More to Come

We will use your provided email address to invite you to a TAB Meet & Greets in October and February.

It is a great way to meet other TAB teachers and discuss your needs and network with other TAB folks.