Join the online community that provides classroom materials, educational resources, and professional development just for middle school and high school drama teachers.
specific to teaching drama in a classroom environment
aligned to National and State standards
Subjects include: Classroom Management, Improvisation, Shakespeare, Mask, Production, Playwriting, Technical Theatre, Set Design, and much more.
Variety of instruction methods including video, mp3, transcript, quiz, reflections, and handouts ready to use in the classroom.
Certificate of Completion supplied after completion of PD modules.
Enjoy this sample video from Todd Espeland's excellent course about teaching Commedia dell'Arte. Note how Todd both teaches the material and side coaches the students.
When you take a DTA course, you can watch the videos as much as you want to give you the skills and the confidence you need to take the material into your classroom. Explore the Courses in the Drama Teacher Academy.
Aligned to National and State standards
Lesson plans that fit the needs of your middle school and high school students. Emergency Lesson Plans for your sub. Curriculum that fits the requirements of your administrators. Including year-long Drama One and Drama Two curriculua. Explore the Curriculum in the Drama Teacher Academy.
Including a Certificate of Attendance
Chat with those who have "been there"
Live Professional Learning Community (PLC) opportunities with certificates of attendance. From curriculum to fundraising to avoiding common production pitfalls, each PLC contains a panel of experts and peers who share their knowledge and expertise while members participate in real time
Access to a network of hundreds of Drama Teachers from around the world where you can discuss topics facing you in the day-to-day life of a drama teacher.
Our monthly virtual PLC events are among the most popular features of the DTA. Enjoy this replay of a recent session all about Assessment in the Drama Classroom.