To encourage art education in our Communities, the Creative Drill Sergeants / Expressive Arts Academy (CDS) is seeking to expand its offerings of children and adult art classes and is currently accepting proposals from qualified instructors who would like to teach a variety of digital art, visual arts, and other media, including writing and fine crafts. In order to host a workshop, class or other educational program of instruction, information is needed for planning and execution. Please complete the following form and submit to us for consideration. Thank you!


  • All workshops will take place on the CDS property.
  • Teaching Artists are responsible for providing the Headmaster with a class syllabus and materials list (if applicable) at least 30 days prior to the class.
  • Registrations AND payments are handled by the CDS and must be received in order to secure space in any workshop.
  • All workshops will have a minimum and maximum student number identified.
  • If a workshop does not have a minimum number of students registered (and paid) within 3 days of the workshop, that workshop will be cancelled. CDS requires a minimum of 5 students per class.
  • Registration deadline is at least one week prior to class start date.
  • If the one- week deadline has passed, students may be accepted at the discretion of the instructor.
  • Refunds are not granted after the class begins. There are no refunds for missed classes.


  • In conducting your class or workshop in the CDS gallery, here is some information you may find helpful:
  • Tables and chairs are available for your use. A sink is available for water, rinsing out paint/other containers, washing up, etc. Tables and floor should be covered with plastic protective covers.
  • Instructors are responsible for set up of the classroom area before and clean up after each class.
  • Restrooms are available.
  • Limited private parking is available on the Academy property on 5th Ave and Hatcher Rd. Additional parking is available behind the building.
  • Instructor will be provided with instructions on how to access the CDS building, in case the class is held outside of regular office/Gallery business operations: Monday – Friday 10 am – 4 pm