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Welcome to SPECTRA (Special Teaching Resources in the Arts), The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa’s guide to educational opportunities in the arts for your classroom in 2022-23.

This publication includes lists of both teaching artists and groups that offer programs in visual and performing arts plus the humanities. Activities are available for K-12 and are coded to indicate enhancement vs integration, the arts category, academic area, and social enhancement area that are specific to that program or activity. Additional opportunities include competitions and grants.