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WATCH the Public Launch of the National Core Arts Standards - 10/20/14
 
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New Visual Arts Standards Virtual Conference ON DEMAND ARCHIVE
WATCH THE ON DEMAND ARCHIVE of the 2-day event that took place on September 27 & 28, 2014. Learn from art education leaders including members of the Visual Arts Writing and Assessment Teams who introduced the new visual arts standards and the dynamic web-based standards environment that can be customized for teachers use. Viewers get an in-depth look at the Philosophical Foundations, Anchor Standards, Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions used to guide curriculum design and assessment. Learn what's new about these Standards; how to use the new Standards to create instructional and assessment strategies that make connections to Common Core and 21st Century Skills; and how to demonstrate student growth in relation to teacher effectiveness and evaluation.

Videos, presentations, and other resource materials are available for viewing/download through December 31, 2014.

NAEA Members: $89 | Non-Members: $129 - PURCHASE HERE


Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued.

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Join Dennis Inhulsen and members of the Visual Arts Standards Writing Team in a series of webinars designed to support art educators in their use of the new standards. Mr. Inhulsen and guests will provide an overview of the new standards and introduce interactive strategies for using the standards to guide teaching and assessment.  

Implementing the New Visual Arts Standards: A Resource to Support Instruction Aligned with State Standards
October 21, 2014 | 7pm ET

Complimentary to NAEA members; $49/non-members
Presenters: Dennis Inhulsen, NAEA President and Chair of the Visual Arts Writing Team; Scott Russell, Elementary Art Teacher and Writing Team Member; Cory Wilkerson, Communications Chair, National Coalition of Core Arts Standards

The new standards provide opportunities for art educators to look at instruction and student growth through an aspirational lens.   Learn how art educators are connecting the new voluntary standards with their own state and district standards. See how the new standards framework can be aligned with state standards to support student learning by embedding Enduring Understandings for instruction.

RESOURCES: ARCHIVED RECORDING | POWERPOINT PRESENTATION | CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION

Implementing the New Visual Arts Standards: Model Cornerstone Assessments An Exploration of How the New Standards Support Authentic Assessment Strategies
September 9, 2014 | 7pm ET

Complimentary to NAEA members; $49/non-members
Presenters: Dennis Inhulsen, NAEA President and Chair of the Visual Arts Writing Team, and Bob Sabol

The new standards provide models for assessment in the art classroom that can be adapted to instructional units and tailored to local teaching and learning settings. Learn how assessment can be authentically assessed “along the way” blending the four artistic processes of creating, presenting, responding, and connecting.

Gain an understanding of how formative assessment techniques in the art classroom can support 21st Century Skills and demonstrate parallels to the Common Core State Standards through this interactive webinar.

RESOURCES: ARCHIVED RECORDING | POWERPOINT PRESENTATION | CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION

Implementing the new Visual Arts Standards: Art Educator EffectivenessAn Exploration of How the New Standards Support New Teacher Evaluation Systems
August 11, 2014 | 7pm ET | Complimentary to NAEA members; $49/non-members
Presenters: Dennis Inhulsen, NAEA President and Chair of the Visual Arts Writing Team, and Susan Gabbard
Gain an understanding of how the new standards relate to components of many new teacher evaluation systems and provide opportunities for art educators to reflect upon their practice. Learn how the new standards can be leveraged to support teacher effectiveness by demonstrating artistic growth over time. Parallel components with the Common Core State Standards and 21st Century Skills will be shared and applied to teacher evaluations.

Discover techniques for communicating learning in art to principals, parents, and community members through this interactive webinar. As a participant, you will be challenged to lead the conversation and provide rich powerful insights to authentic artistic experiences. 

RESOURCES: ARCHIVED RECORDING | POWERPOINT PRESENTATION | CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION

Implementing the new Visual Arts Standards: Learning Progressions – Demonstrating Student Growth
July 14, 2014 | 7pm ET | Complimentary to NAEA members; $49/non-members
Presenters: Dennis Inhulsen, NAEA President and Chair of the Visual Arts Writing Team, and Joyce Huser

The standards provide learning progressions from Prek-12.  The concepts embedded in the standards reflect the scope of learning – the knowledge, skills and understandings taught through the study of the visual arts.  Participants will gain an understanding of the grade-by-grade progressions and learn how the new standards can be cluster grouped through unit planning and presented authentically to demonstrate artistic growth over time.  Parallel components with the Common Core State Standards and 21st Century Skills will be shared. 

Through this Webinar, participants will be shown techniques for teaching the standards through varied teaching learning settings.

RESOURCES: ARCHIVED RECORDING | POWERPOINT PRESENTATION | CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION

Implementing the new Visual Arts Standards: An Overview of What Art Educators Need to Know
June 16, 2014 | 7pm ET | Complimentary to All Registrants
Presenters: Dennis Inhulsen, NAEA President and Chair of the Visual Arts Writing Team, and September Buys

Discover how the new visual arts standards can be applied to local teaching and learning settings through this interactive webinar! The new voluntary Visual Arts Standards provide a foundation for visual arts education for all students. The standards support student-learning outcomes through big ideas—enduring understandings and essential questions.
 
Learn about the comprehensive web-based framework of the standards including Anchor Standards, Enduring Understandings, Artistic Processes, Essential Questions, Grade-by-Grade Learning Progression, and more.

⇒RESOURCES: ARCHIVED RECORDING | POWERPOINT PRESENTATION | CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued.

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Don’t miss this highly interactive overview of the new visual arts standards. Gain an in-depth look at the new voluntary Visual Arts Standards through art making and engagement with colleagues. Use a variety of visual journaling and collaborative planning methods to experience the standards first hand. Tailor your learning experience to your personal teaching and learning setting.  

You will:

  • Review the web-based standards environment
  • Receive an overview of the components of the standards including:
    • Philosophical Foundations
    • Anchor Standards
    • Enduring Understandings
    • Essential Questions
    • Grade-by-Grade Learning Progressions
    • Cornerstone Assessments
  • Learn how to demonstrate student growth in relation to teacher effectiveness and evaluations
  • Understand connections to the Common Core and 21st Century Skills
  • Explore instructional and assessment strategies that prepare students for college
  • Create a unit using the new standards through art making with colleagues

We encourage you to bring your own art supplies and be prepared for a creative, interactive, professional learning environment!

Choose from the following locations:

Baltimore, MD - BWI Airport Marriott
1743 West Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

July 31, 2014 | 9 AM – 4 PM | $99/NAEA Member; $159/Non-Member
Presenters: Dennis Inhulsen, NAEA President and Chair of the Visual Arts Writing Team, and Vanessa Lopez, Art Educator, Baltimore City Public Schools, Roland Park Elementary/Middle School, Baltimore, MD

Charlotte, NC - Courtyard Charlotte University Research Park
333 West W.T. Harris Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28262

July 29, 2014 | 9 AM – 4 PM | $99/NAEA Member; $159/Non-Member
Presenters: Dennis Inhulsen, NAEA President and Chair of the Visual Arts Writing Team, and Cheryl Maney, NAEA Supervision/Administration Division-Director Elect and Pre K-12 Visual Arts and Dance Curriculum Specialist, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Arts Education Department, Concord, NC

Anaheim, CA - Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel
1717 South Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92802

June 26, 2014 | 9 AM – 4 PM | $99/NAEA Member; $159/Non-Member
Presenters: Dennis Inhulsen, NAEA President and Chair of the Visual Arts Writing Team, and Kris Alexander, Executive Director, The California Arts Project, CSU San Bernardino

Chicago, IL - Columbia College Chicago
600 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605

June 24, 2014 | 9 AM – 4 PM | $99/NAEA Member; $159/Non-Member
Presenters: Dennis Inhulsen, NAEA President and Chair of the Visual Arts Writing Team; Olivia Gude, Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago; and Laura Milas, Art Department Chairperson, Hinsdale Central High School, Hinsdale, IL

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be issued.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDITS
Upon completion of the NAEA Face-to-Face Forums, participants will receive a Certificate of Participation with six (6) clock hours of professional development per session, as designated by NAEA.
Upon completion of the National Visual Arts Standards Virtual Conference, participants will receive a Certificate of Participation with six (6) clock hours of professional development. Clock hours provided upon completion of any NAEA professional learning institute are granted for participation in an organized professional learning experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction and qualified instruction and can be used toward continuing education credit in most states. It is the responsibility of the participant to verify acceptance by professional governing authorities in their area.

ConversationRESOURCES/LINKS:
Visual Arts Standards At-A-Glance
Visual Arts Standards Custom Handbook
NAEA Standards
Event Registration Form
Permission to Use the Standards | Copyright Application
National Coalition for Core Arts Standards (NCCAS)
FAQs
Model Cornerstone Assessments (The Kennedy Center)

National Visual Arts & Media Arts Standards Posters - BUY NOW! Download Order Form
Access the new National Visual Arts & Media Arts Standards anytime with these 24" x 36” full-color posters. This poster features the Artistic Processes, Anchor Standards, Enduring Understandings, Essential Questions, and PreK-Advanced High School Performance Standards, developed by the National Visual Arts & Media Arts Standards Writing and Assessment Teams as part of the National Coalition of Core Arts Standards (NCCAS).
 ⇒Download low-resolution PDFs: Visual Arts | Media Arts

Where can I find the National Visual Arts Standards? 
1. Go online: nationalartsstandards.org
1. Scroll to bottom of homepage, click on far left button
2. Drop down to Visual Arts
3. Download the PDF
4. "Save as" to your computer
5. Print on ledger size paper
Customize your own handbook! Scroll to bottom of homepage, click on far right button.

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