TATIP Anthology


Kadeem Gayle, Creative Writer

My Name is Kadeem Gayle. I am from Somerville Ma. I studied English and Communication at Adelphi University. I hold an MFA in Creative Writing. I am currently a Grad student at Drew University studying Medical Humanities.


“In the TATIP Program, I am currently interning with P.S 132 in Washington Heights. I’m working with CWP Teaching Artists Elizabeth Leonard and Maria Schirmer in Ms. Estrada’s second grade class, teaching theatre and poetry. TATIP has helped me grow as a teacher.  From my time in TATIP, I’ve learned a lot about what it means to be a teaching artist. It’s not just about teaching creativity, but also about building a community for children.” 

Find out more about Kadeem here:


Check out Kadeem’s Lesson Plan he presented with his TATIP partner, Tiffany Nesbit during the fall workshops, and also their Lesson Plan on Onomatopoeia they presented in their residency.

Interested in TATIP? Find out more about our 2015-16 Program!

See more of our 2014-15 Graduates in the 2015 TATIP Anthology!