2024 TAB-St. Louis - Details

Teaching for Artistic Behaviors Worshop - St. Louis, MO - June 17 & 18, 2024

Pay $275 registration
fees online.
using your Paypal®, ApplePay or a credit card.

If paying by check
Make checks payable to MAAE
mail to:
Phyllis Pasley
2208 Clouds Peak Ct.
Maryland Heights, MO 63043

email: director@moaae.org if you wish to receive an invoice or pay with a school purchase order.

Welcome Registrants - Teaching for Artistic Behaviors also known as TAB - stl 2024 sponsored by the Missouri Alliance for Arts Education.

Meet new friends, collaborate and build together as you cultivate your skills in the Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB) pedagogy. 


REGISTRATION is a two-step process.




Meet the Instructors

Abby Birhanu

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Bio:  Abby (she/her) is an artist and educator with a passion for fostering creativity and confidence in her students. With experience teaching middle and high school, she believes deeply in the transformative power of art education. Abby embraces choice-based art and Teaching Artistic Behavior (TAB) pedagogy, empowering students to shape their artistic journey while nurturing their creativity.

Her involvement in the Fulbright Teachers Exchange Program, where she served as an exchange teacher to the United Kingdom, was a pivotal experience that reinforced her dedication to cross-cultural learning and teaching. Abby loves traveling and actively takes opportunities to engage in educational and cultural exchange opportunities.

As an advocate for equity and inclusivity in education, Abby is committed to anti-racist, anti-bias, and culturally responsive teaching. She strives to cultivate global citizens who appreciate and contribute to the interconnected world community.

Kari Schepker Mueller

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Tiffany MarquART

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Elizabeth Williams

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Special thanks to industry support received in 2024
from the vendors listed below:


Detailed Workshop Participant Information may be found below:

Helpful Hints - be in the know! (What to wear? What to bring? Food/Bev details)

Start: The workshop begins at 9am each day.

End: The workshop ends at 3:45pm both days. This allows space for questions and casual conversation, off-site.  

Bonus time: Monday evening, (around 3-6pm) you are invited to join us for a happy hour at the boat housePlease consider joining us for more informal TAB talk, appetizers, a trip to the art museum.

4pm gathering at the Boat House in Forest Park - Monday June 17, 2024

Directions to the Workshop Sites 

June 17, 2024 - 9am - 3:45pm

June 17, 2024

Captain Elementary - School District of Clayton
6345 Northwood Ave, St. Louis, MO 63105 googlemaps

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June 18, 2024 - 9am - 3:45pm

June 18, 2024

Wydown Middle School
6500 Wydown Blvd, Clayton, MO 63105 googlemaps

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(optional) Graduate Credit

Graduate Credit from Lindenwood University is available for 2024. 

Grad Credit 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.

Any completed coursework according to the syllabus should be sent via email to Tiffany Marquart - or to the group email at stltab@gmail.com. 

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

St. Louis Art Museum - One of the gems of St. Louis, SLAM contains three-stories of paintings, sculptures and cultural objects with both ancient and modern materpieces from all over the world. The museum is located in Forest Park, St. Louis' largest city park which also houses the St. Louis Zoo, Jewel Box Arboretum, The Missouri History Museum and St. Louis Municipal (outdoor) theatre. SLAM is visited by up to a half million people every year. Admission is free through a subsidy from the cultural tax district for St. Louis City and County.

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

Located in: Forest ParkHours: (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

Mildred Lane Kemper Museum

The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum is an art museum located on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, within the university's Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Founded in 1881 as the St. Louis School and Museum of Fine Arts, it was initially located in downtown St. Louis. It is the oldest art museum west of the Mississippi River. The Museum holds 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century European and American paintings, sculptures, prints, installations, and photographs. The collection also includes some Egyptian and Greek antiquities and Old Master prints. source: wikipedia

Location: One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130 googlemaps
Hours: Closed Tuesday; Monday, Wed-Sunday 11:00am-5pm

Gallery 210 an art museum located on the campus of the University of Missouri St. Louis. Features student and faculty art in addition to traveling exhibitions.

Location: 7801 Rosedale Dr, St. Louis, MO 63121 googlemaps
Hours: Tues- Saturday 11am-5pm closed Monday/Tuesday

Discounts available

We encourage school/district teams to attend!
We also recognize pre-service teachers have limited funds.

We offer a financial incentives as listed below.

Contact director@moaae.org to receive an invoice for the appropriate amount.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

We realize that extraordinary circumstances may affect your plans to attend. If we receive a request for cancellation by June 1, 2024, we can award either workshop credit or refund 100% of your registration fee. Refunds or credits for future workshops after that date will be negotiated on a case-by-case basis.

But Wait! There's more...

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. 

Thank you to our 2023 Donor/Sponsors