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Workshop proposals are accepted from qualified instructors on topics and techniques that support our mission. Workshops are scheduled on a trimester basis. If you would like to submit a proposal, your information must be received by the due dates below for review by our Education Department:

Summer Trimester – May through August – Proposals due January 8
Fall Trimester – September through December – Proposals due May 8
Winter Trimester – January through April – Proposals due September 10

Click here to download the information required to submit a proposal.

To submit a proposal – 3 ways!
1. Submit your own material, as long as it contains the required information. Email as a Word document or PDF to Melisa Wahlstrom.

2. Use this Workshop Proposal document to type in the required information. Email as a Word document or PDF to Melisa Wahlstrom.

3. Use the online form below.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss a proposal idea, contact Melisa Wahlstrom mwahlstrom@textilecentermn.org

Adult Workshop Proposal

Include workshop goals, skills learned, and what will be accomplished.
Provide at least three examples of outcomes for this workshop. For example, learn five new embroidery stitches, make a custom tote from start to finish, learn how material choices impact texture and structure.
How will you evaluate your own teaching success to improve on future workshops?
Describe the number of teaching hours and general format of the workshop. For example, the workshop will be three evenings for three hours each.
Students pay this amount directly to the instructor for materials provided. If there is no materials fee, list zero.
Provide a list of materials that are included in the student materials fee. If there are no materials provided by the instructor, type none.
List of supplies students will be required to bring. If there is no supply list, type none.
Include what facilities, workspace, and tools are needed. For example, dye lab and adjacent classroom, LCD projector, extension cords, etc. Include any specialized tools or equipment provided by the instructor.
Preferred maximum number of students. Textile Center sets its maximum students per class at 10-15 to ensure teaching excellence.
For example, 16 and up or adults only.
Are there any physical considerations for students? For example, standing for extended periods of time or rigorous use of upper body.
Describe skills or prerequisite knowledge students need in order to be successful. What is the appropriate class level (i.e. beginning, advanced, no experience necessary, etc.)
Please provide a short biography (5 sentences or less) relating to your workshop, teaching, experiences, and/or practice.
Please upload a headshot to be used with promotion of the workshop. Minimum 750x750 pixels.

Your photos need to be at least 750 pixels by 750 pixels. It should be clear and give a visual example of class outcomes. Photos provided here will be used for promoting the workshop online or in print.
Slow internet connections may cause the form to time out. You cannot save the form and come back to it. Consider typing your answers in a word processing program first, then copy/paste to complete the form.
Total image size: less than 1 MG.
If submitting via iPhone/iPad/Tablet, you may need to email images directly to mwahlstrom@textilecentermn.org.

Your photo needs to be at least 750 pixels by 750 pixels. It should be clear and give a visual example of class outcomes. This photo will be used for promoting the workshop online or in print.
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