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The NAEA National Convention is an annual event providing substantive professional development services that include the advancement of knowledge in all sessions, events, and activities for the purpose of improving visual arts instruction in American schools. As such, it is the world's largest art education convention.
The three-day convention includes over 1,000 participatory workshops, panels, seminars for job-alike groups...research reports, discussions, exhibits, and tours...keynote addresses by world-acclaimed educators, artists, researchers, and scholars...with the opportunity to connect with your colleagues from all over the world. Each year, some 110-200 exhibitor booths displaying the latest art textbooks, high-tech software, prints, slides, curriculum materials, equipment, and programs, as well as the latest studio and art history media are made available for examination and review by art educator delegates.
It is a professional development opportunity to update oneself on the vista of state-of-the-art materials to advance visual art instruction in local art programs. All sessions and events are 100 percent content-oriented and substantively based. There are no non-content functions such as golf, sightseeing, shopping tours, and the like. Sessions are scheduled daily from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.
How to Attend: The National Convention is held annually in the spring, usually March or April. Information about the Convention may be found in the summer and fall issues of NAEA News, as well as on our website. If you wish to be a presenter at the Convention, proposals must be submitted online and NAEA membership is required. The deadline is usually May 15 of the preceding year. A Convention schedule is posted online once session scheduling is complete, usually late November or early December of the preceding year. A convention mobile app is also released 1-2 months prior to the event start date.
Call for Presentations: The deadline for the call for proposals was May 15, 2014. Notification letters were sent late August 2014.
ONSITE REGISTRATION Active NAEA Member $150 $180 Retired NAEA Member $105 $135 Student NAEA Member $90 $110 Non-Member $210 $240 Guest/Spouse $105 $135 - See more at: http://cms.arteducators.org/cms/pages/327/version/428?mode=view#sthash.xrXbwvKP.dpuf
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FUTURE CONVENTION DATES/LOCATIONS:
2016 NAEA National Convention
March 17 - 19, 2016
2017 NAEA National Convention
New York, New York
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