SchoolArts Magazine

February 2016

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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44 FEBRUARY 2016 SchoolArts tice and professional pedagogy. Wildacres Art Workshops (July and October sessions): Week-long classes offered in the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Teach- ers may earn CEUs in various media, including clay studio, painting, print- making, figure study, cold wax/mixed media and much more. SUNY New Paltz 1 Hawk Dr. New Paltz, NY 12561 (845) 257-3850 SUNY New Paltz offers a Bachelor of Science in Visual Art Education degree leading to initial certification and a Master of Science in Visual Art Education for certified art educators. Undergraduate and graduate programs emphasize intersections between con- temporary art, teachers' artistic prac- tices, culturally responsive pedagogy, and transformative art education. Vermont College of Fine Arts MAT/MA in Art & Design Education Program 36 College Street Montpelier, VT 05602 (866) 934-VCFA Vermont College of Fine Arts offers a two-year, low-residency Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree for artists and designers who want to become licensed teachers. The one- year Master of Arts in Art & Design Education is for licensed educators who want to enhance their practice and earn an advanced degree. Our programs feature month-long summer residencies on VCFA's beautiful Mont- pelier campus, along with ongoing coursework and mentorship through- out the year. Feed your kids the Arts. Studies have shown that involvement in the arts helps kids increase test scores and promotes academic achievement. For 10 Simple Ways to get more art into your child's life, visit

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