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United States Society for Education Through Art (USSEA)–Established 1986

Purpose:  To provide a network with art educators who wish to share their interests in multicultural and cross-cultural concerns relevant to the field of art education.  The organization shall encourage cross-cultural research and professional relationships to promote greater understanding and respect for learners from diverse backgrounds.

2015 USSEA Regional Conference. The 2015 USSEA Regional Conference will be held July 17-19 at the Queens Museum in Queens, New York. USSEA will partner with the travelling arts project, An Inclusive World, to present the conference theme, An Inclusive World: Bridging Communities. The three-day conference will examine art education in classrooms, museums, and community arts organizations. This conference will explore ways that participants might share resources, knowledge and expertise to enrich their respective disciplines. In addition An Inclusive World will exhibit the works of artists of diverse backgrounds. Please join us and share your ideas!

Call for Nominations: 2016 USSEA EDWIN ZIEGFELD AWARDS
USSEA’s Annual Edwin Ziegfeld Awards honor distinguished leaders who have made significant contributions to the National and International fields of art education. Two Ziegfeld Awards will be presented during the 2016 NAEA National Convention to be held in Chicago, IL March 17-19.
•  One national award to honor an art educator from within the United States.
•  One international award to honor a colleague from outside the United States, who has made contributions of INTERNATIONAL significance to art education.

ELIGIBILITY: Nominees should be members of USSEA or InSEA and persons who have brought distinction to International aspects of art education through an exceptional and continuous record of achievement in scholarly writing, research, professional leadership, teaching, professional service, or community service bearing on international education in the visual arts.

NOMINATIONS may be submitted by any member of USSEA, InSEA, or NAEA. Forms are available at

DEADLINE DATE: Nomination materials are due by November 1, 2015 or as soon as possible (some flexibility). Letters of nomination, acceptance, and support must be written in English.

MAIL NOMINATIONS to: Angela La Porte, Department of Art, 306 Fine Arts Center, Fayetteville, AR 72701, Email

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