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  • NAEA20
    NAEA20 Call for Presentations

    Share your expertise—present at the 2020 NAEA National Convention in Minneapolis, MN! Submission Deadline: May 15, 2019

  • ED&I Task Force
    NAEA ED&I Task Force Recommendations

    The NAEA Task Force on Equity, Diversity & Inclusion presented recommendations during 2019 NAEA National Convention. View the recommendations here.

  • NAEA Studio & Gallery
    2019 Member Exhibition

    Take part in this national exhibition exclusively for members. The 2019 call for artwork is now open—submit today!

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Andrew Watson

Fine Arts Instructional Specialist, Alexandria, VA

Monthly Mentor Posts

  • Meet our April Mentor, Andrew Watson, Fine Arts Instructional Specialist for Alexandria City Public Schools in Alexandria, Va. Co-developer of the Fairfax County Public Schools STEAM Project, Watson is the recipient of the 2015 Art Education Technology Outstanding Teacher Award and the 2019 NAEA Southeastern Regional Administration/Supervision Art Educator of the Year Award. His articles on STEAM Education and Design Thinking appear in Art Education journal, SchoolArts magazine, Principal, the Journal for Quality and Participation, and other publications. Check out his blog below:
  • Be an Artist and an Art Educator (Part 2)
  • Be an Artist and an Art Educator

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2020 NAEA National Convention

March 26-28, 2020 | Minneapolis, MN

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