Teacher Education & Professional Development

We offer professional development programs for your school or organization that link curricula to the visual arts aligning the themes of our school tours with your curricular needs.

Professional Development Credit for Pennsylvania & New Jersey K-12 Educators

teacher workshopPAFA is approved to provide Pennsylvania Act 48 hours and New Jersey Department of Education Professional Development Credit for its courses and workshops.  Courses and workshops are eligible for the number of hours for which they meet (excluding lunch breaks); for example, 3 classroom/contact hours = 3 Act 48/NJ credits. 

Educators electing to receive PA Act 48 or NJ Professional Development Credit should notify the Youth and Family Programs office when registering. 

Please note:  PA educators must provide their six-digit Professional Educator Identification Number.

Upcoming Programs

Teacher Programs

Free Passes for Teachers

Obtain a free teacher pass to PAFA prior to your visit with your students.  Request your pass by filling out the form bellow  or when scheduling a tour.


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PAFA offers programs for artists and art lovers of all ages and skill levels who want to learn about and make art.