The following are rates for the Michigan Fiber Festival.
—Posted 22 September 2016—
Year of Conference/Festival/Retreat: 2013
Is your class… Knit
Type of class: Technique with a project
How much were you paid per class hour? $350 per day
Were you paid: other
Did you receive any other compensation in addition to class fee? I was reimbursed $400 for travel expenses, was offered motel lodging, but I stayed with relatives, and was given food vouchers for each day I taught
How many hours was your class? 6 hours
How many students were in your class? 11-15
Was your class… a response to a call for proposals
Relationship with Company: ongoing/pre-existing relationship
Were you paid according to the terms of your agreement? Yes
Did you have a written contract? Yes
Did you negotiate your contract terms? No, was happy with contract as presente
How far did you travel? more than 350 miles
How did you travel?
Who was responsible for arranging travel? Teacher
How were travel fees paid? I paid the bill, fees were reimbursed 100%
Did you stay overnight? Yes
Type of accommodations: private home
Who was responsible for arranging accommodations? Teacher
How were accommodation fees paid? The conference/festival paid the bill directly
Were you given a per diem for food and/or other expenses? No
How many meals were included? lunch vouchers each day I taught
Type of classroom: table in communal room
- access to light switches
- chairs, moveable
- extension cord
- internet connection
How were material fees handled? I collected fees in class.
How were handouts handled? Teacher is responsible for printing handouts.
Does the show provide class feedback? Yes
What publicity was provided by the company?
- Company Website
Would you work with this company again? Yes
How would you rate your experience with this company? 5/5
Anything else you would like others to know about your experience with this company? (Please keep comments constructive and civil. Personal attacks will not be posted.) I taught at MFF for 4 years and enjoyed each time. It’s a lovely festival.