Teachers and Artists (CoTA) provides professional development to TK-12 classroom teachers that promotes the arts as a lively, essential, and ongoing aspect of education. CoTA’s professional development programs, ranging from two-hour exploratory workshops to a comprehensive three-year, school-wide partnership, make creativity a dynamic and essential aspect of classroom learning. CoTA inspires teachers to be effective in fostering art and design thinking in the classroom. CoTA’s pioneering arts integration methodology engages diverse learners in new and expanding ways, encouraging critical thinking and creative expression while building confidence and the capacity for innovation. The CoTA method fosters school reform through the arts, providing programs that support a profound shift towards a creative learning ecosystem.