How to Apply - Artist in Community Education

ACE students creating the traditional educational pillars

For information on this program, please visit the Artist in Community Education.

Consecutive Education applicants submit official transcripts of all post-secondary institutions attended, a Personal Statement of Experience (PSE) and the Supplemental Documents listed below.

Concurrent Education students apply by completing the Supplemental Documents form by December 10, 2024, if their final BEd year is in 2025-2026.

Step-by-step process

Step 1: Apply through the Teacher Education Applicant service (TEAS) online.

Step 2: Submit supplemental documents through the Supplemental Documents Form. Documents required are outlined in detail below but should include an arts résumé, letter of introduction, and an artistic portfolio. 


Step 3: Submit your Personal Statement of Experience (PSE) through MyQueens Portal/SOLUS. Opens in early November.

Step 4: Wait for an offer of admission.

Supplemental Documents

Please submit all supplemental documents using the Supplemental Documents Form.  Please note: this form can only be completed once, so please ensure all your documents are finalized and ready for submission.

Supplemental Documents Required: 

  • An application cover sheet with your name and Queen's student number (Concurrent applicants) or OUAC number (Consecutive applicants).
  • An arts résumé focusing on your education, experiences and interests in the arts (visual arts, music, drama, or creative writing).
  • A one-page letter of introduction providing a brief overview of your artistic activities as they relate to your strong commitment to education and your commitment to artistic practice in one or more of the arts, with particular emphasis on work completed outside artistic requirements of your program of study.
  • An artistic portfolio outlining your professional arts activities. There is no specified format for the portfolio. Applicants are encouraged to include material that demonstrates, illustrates and/or documents the details of their artistic and arts-related practice.

Admission Key Dates and Deadlines

Key Dates Description Method of Submission
Mid-Sept Teacher Education Applicant Service (TEAS) online applications open. TEAS
Nov 1  Applicants can access the online Personal Statement of Experience (PSE) through SOLUS online Student Centre.  Submission details will be emailed to you after you apply. MyQueens Portal/SOLUS
Dec 3* Teacher Education Application Service (TEAS) online application deadline. TEAS
Dec 10*

Deadline for receipt of PSE.
Deadline for receipt of supplemental documents. 

MyQueens Portal/SOLUS

Feb 15 Queen's sends first round of offers of admission. TEAS
March 3  Deadline to accept Queen's offers of admission through TEAS. TEAS
June 30  Deadline for applicants with conditional offers to submit final transcripts indicating completion of required and/or recommended courses and/or degree conferral

Submit to:
Student Services Office

*Note the deadlines for application, official transcripts, PSE and supplemental documents are firm, due to the Queen's program start date.

If you have questions please contact Education Student Services.