NAEA challenges YOU to share your outstanding lesson designs with art educators around the world! Connect and share through the Lesson Design Challenge Pinterest Board!
Learn how you can participate in the NAEA Lesson Design Challenge here.


Join Dennis Inhulsen and members of the Visual Arts Standards Writing Team in a series of webinarImplementing the New Visual Arts Standardsdesigned 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.





A new Virtual Conference is planned for the Fall 2015. Stay tuned for dates and details!




October 2014 Webcast of the Public Launch of the National Core Arts Standards
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)
Inclusion strategies for using the National Arts Standards and the Model Cornerstone Assessments with students with special needs

Standards Studio for Fresh Ideas: Standards in Action! Planning Sheets
Lower ElementaryUpper ElementaryMiddle Level | High School

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:
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.

Upon completion of an NAEA professional development program, participants will receive a Certificate of Participation with recommended clock hours of professional development per session, as designated by NAEA.
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.


National Standards UD Template Then & Now