Quick Links

Why Art Matters

For Members by Members

Diane Wilkin

Pennsylvania Art Education Association President /NAEA Eastern Region Vice President-Elect

Monthly Mentor Posts

  • CREATING – The Spaces for CREATIVITY (Second of the Four C’s). It takes great effort to maintain a flow in my own creative work. My mind is filled with ideas for improving my classroom practice and space. I have a file of photos at the Taos Clay Studio in NM. We teachers are always exploring the best methods to organize studios for students. But, how about our individual creative spaces; what do they look like?
  • COMMUNICATING BIG MESSAGES – First of the Four C’s. Communication in 2016 happens in Very Public Spaces. Even the text messaging that you might believe is private can be recorded and shared with others in ‘screen-shots’. In this year of political posturing with the presidential election and heightened campaign messages about to be released, it’s important that we learn and teach how to safely maneuver in this very public space, participate ethically in the discussion and be aware of the impact that this space has upon us.
  • EXPLORING: to Boldly go … It’s been a year of technological learning, pushing boundaries and opening up those ends to those questions. Our school introduced google classroom as a platform - syllabus, assignments and student submissions all in one. Still making adjustments, but I love it!
NAEF

National Art Education Foundation

NAEF has supported 286 projects since its inception in 1985. Find out more about grant opportunities.

Save the Date for the 2017 NAEA National Convention

March 2-4, 2017 | New York, NY

Convention

NAEA Virtual Art Educators

Professional learning from anywhere in the world! Access live and archived webinars, workshops, and more. Earn continuing education or university credit!

VAE