Are you interested in becoming an instructor for Mancos School of the West?

Mancos School of the West is a volunteer run, non-profit organization that provides an opportunity for area artists to share their talents with students near and far. Our instructors typically teach in their home studio, or one of the local public spaces.  We welcome instructors from the Four Corners area, from Cortez to Durango, and Dolores to Mancos.

Please download the instructor application packet  to the right and review our basic requirements and how the fee structure works. If it seems like a good fit, please fill out the packet PDF with a brief summary of who you are, your experience, and the types of workshops you would like to teach.

Once completed, please email to Rena Wilson, our volunteer instructor coordinator,  at You can also print and mail your application:

Mancos School of the West
P.O. Box 922
Mancos, Colorado 81328

New Instructor Application PDF [view/download]


We love our instructors. Thank you for teaching at Mancos School of the West! 

Make sure you submit new workshop information at least 6 weeks before your class. This gives us plenty of time to get your students excited and enrolled. You are responsible for downloading, printing, and collecting the student liability release and feedback forms.

Contact Rena Wilson our volunteer instructor coordinator at if you need additional information.

Workshop Application PDF [view/download]

Student Liability & Feedback PDF [view/download]

Make sure you are submitting your new workshop information at least SIX WEEKS before your class.

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