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Change is inevitable. In this increasingly visual age, it is important to be connected to developments in visual arts education as they are happening. As an NAEA member, you are connected the latest resources developed to enrich your career and the education of your students. You are a vital part of the only national professional organization established exclusively for visual arts educators, and you have the opportunity to share your experiences and learn from your colleagues. Connect to your professional community as an NAEA member and gain exclusive benefits that you can find nowhere else


NAEA Journals and Publications: Get the latest in visual art education and other topics affecting the arts community. Receive Art Education, a bi-monthly journal; NAEA News, a bi-monthly newspaper; Translations, a twice-a-year research publication; and NAEA Advisory, four sets of single topic articles that focus on timely issues in art education.

National Convention: Meet colleagues from around the world, advance your skills, and stimulate your senses each year at this massive gathering of arts professionals.

Complete access to My NAEA and Online Features: Includes exclusive online access to special members-only sections of the website including the Instructional Resources Gallery, listservs, Convention videos, Artsonia Classroom Galleries and Lesson Plans, and Digication e-Portfolios.

 Member Directory: Find NAEA members and colleagues by name, location, membership category, teaching level, region, or state association in the Member Directory.

Grants, Awards, and Co-Sponsored Academies & Institutes: Obtain grants for promoting the teaching of art. Get recognized as an outstanding art educator. And find the professional development that you need!

Member Privilege Discounts: Receive discounts on the National Convention, subscriptions to Studies in Art Education, subscriptions to Arts Education Policy Review*, group Insurance Programs**, NAEA publications and advocacy items.

SchoolArts Magazine Subscription: Receive a FREE digital subscription to SchoolArts when you join NAEA!

*Arts Education Policy Review Subscription: NAEA members are eligible to receive a 30% discount off the regular subscription rate of Arts Education Policy Review, which discusses difficult, often controversial policy issues regarding K-12 education in the arts throughout the U.S. and the world. To subscribe to Arts Education Policy Review at the special subscription rate of $55, please contact: Flyer

**Insurance: NAEA offers its members the Educators Insurance Program at a discounted rate through Forrest T. Jones & Company, and also offers a $40,000 Group Term Life Insurance Policy at no cost for two full years. DOWNLOAD BROCHURE. Contact Forrest T. Jones & Company: 800-821-7303,, or