SchoolArts Magazine

APR 2019

SchoolArts is a national art education magazine committed to promoting excellence, advocacy, and professional support for educators in the visual arts since 1901.

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F O C U S I N National Art Education Association F ounded in 1947, the National Art Edu- cation Association (NAEA) is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators. Mem- bers include elementary, middle, and high-school visual arts educators; col- lege and university pro- fessors, researchers and scholars, teaching artists, administrators and supervi- sors, and art museum edu- cators; as well as more than 45,000 students who are members of the National Art Honor Society or are university students prepar- ing to be art educators. NAEA'S Strategic Goals The following goals have been determined as the basis of NAEA's strategic framework guiding the work of the association: • Community. NAEA is a dynamic, inclusive, and diverse professional community that shares a com- mitment to NAEA's mission and vision. • Advocacy. NAEA influences stake- holders and decision-makers to support visual arts education. • Learning. NAEA provides exem- plary learning opportunities that help members become more effec - tive educators, artists, leaders, and advocates for visual arts education. • Research and Knowledge. NAEA conducts research and gener- ates knowledge that enriches and expands visual arts education and widely shares that research and knowledge. • Organizational Vibrancy. NAEA's munity of colleagues as a member of your national professional association. • FREE Online Profes- sional Learning Opportuni- ties—Gain free registration for NAEA's new monthly webinar series. Access pre - mier professional learning opportunities from any - where in the world. Choose from a growing number of live and archived webinars, sessions, workshops, and more to create your ideal experience. Be informed and inspired by colleagues, art - ists, and experts who offer programming that is 100% art education content and can be applied immediately to teaching and learning. • Free subscriptions to Art Education and NAEA News—NAEA's premier bimonthly publications. • Access to timely resources, includ- ing the new National Visual Arts Standards that support teaching and learning. • Discounts on NAEA National Con- vention registration fees and NAEA professional learning events. • Eligibility for prestigious national awards and grants opportunities. • Opportunity to establish a National Art Honor Society in your middle or secondary school. • Discounts on a variety of insurance programs including professional liability insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, health insur - ance, auto and home insurance, and additional plans and benefits. To join NAEA, and for more infor- mation, visit arteducators.org. culture, systems, structures, and resources facilitate its mission of advancing visual arts education. Definition of Visual Arts Visual arts, as defined by the NAEA, include the traditional fine arts such as drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, and sculpture; media arts including film, graphic commu - nications, animation, and emerging technologies; architectural, environ - mental, and industrial arts such as urban, interior, product, and landscape design; folk arts; and works of art such as ceramics, fibers, jewelry, works in wood, paper, and other materials. NAEA Member Benefits NAEA members receive the following benefits, and more: • Connectivity to your vibrant com- PAGE SPONSORED BY: 46 APRIL 2019 SchoolArts

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