National Convention

NAEA21 Call for Presentations

Present at the 2021 NAEA National Convention in Chicago, IL, March 4-6, 2021!

The proposal submission period for the 2021 NAEA National Convention is closed.

NAEA invites you to share your expertise, face-to-face as a presenter, with visual arts educators from around the world who are committed to NAEA’s mission to “advance visual arts education to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding.”

The 2021 NAEA National Convention will be held March 4-6 in Chicago, Illinois at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel.

2021 NAEA National Convention Program Coordinator:
Dr. Debra Pylypiw

Extended Submission Deadline:
June 1, 2020 at 11:59pm ET

Acceptance Notification:
Acceptance notifications will be emailed on or before September 30, 2020.

Contact Kathy Duse, NAEA Executive Services and Convention and Programs Manager:

Since NAEA’s founding by members, for members, in 1947, NAEA has provided a vibrant professional community where the best and the brightest minds, impassioned art educators and innovators, researchers and scholars, teaching artists, and leaders, have gathered. Through the collective voice of the NAEA community, goals and priorities are advanced that nurture and grow NAEA’s mission-based work under the five goals identified in the 2015–2020 Strategic Vision: Community; Advocacy; Learning; Research and Knowledge; and Organizational Vibrancy.

Proposal Form and Review Criteria:
Informed by member voices and an analysis of National Convention evaluations and processes, an Ad Hoc Committee was appointed to study the NAEA National Convention proposal submission and review process in its entirety. The Review Criteria has been piloted and revised and all reviewers participate in an instructional session to ensure consistency across the process. In preparation for submitting your proposal, you are encouraged to carefully review the Submission Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in proposing a presentation of your great work. The peer review teams look forward to reviewing your proposal and we look forward to seeing you in Chicago!

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