Thank you for applying to the Penland School of Craft Standby Program. This form is form standby applications only. The standby program is offered to residents of the following North Carolina and Tennessee counties: Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, and Yancey counties in North Carolina and Carter, Cocke, Greene, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington counties in Tennessee.
Standby is also available (under the same terms as Local Standby) to all K-12 teachers and to all current college, university, or community college faculty regardless of where they live. You will be asked to furnish proof of current employment as a teacher.
Stand by applicants who take unfilled spaces in Penland summer workshops and fall/spring one-week workshops two weeks or less before the first day of the workshop will receive half-price tuition; regular room and board fees apply. Standby discounts will be available for fall and spring eight-week concentrations thirty days before the workshops begin.