Research Commission Call for Nominations

Nomination Deadline: January 31, 2022

The NAEA Research Commission invites nominations from the NAEA membership for five positions:

  • Preservice
  • Higher Education
  • At-large
  • At-large
  • Associate Chair

Division Representative and At-Large Commissioner

Nominees for Division Representative Commissioners (Preservice and Higher Education Division) and At-Large Commissioners should be passionate advocates for the research needs of members within the division to be served, and either be a member of the division of interest or have significant research experience in this area. Commissioner nominees must be willing to serve for two years.

Qualifications and Duties

All nominees for Research Commission service must hold current NAEA membership in good standing. Terms of service for newly elected Commissioners begin at the close of the 2022 NAEA National Convention. The qualifications and duties of all Research Commissioners are as follows:

  • Have research experience as demonstrated through publications, service on research bodies, and participation in research initiatives;
  • Have demonstrated successful organization, administrative, and leadership capacities;
  • Have demonstrated successful leadership within NAEA or at a comparable organization or institution at the state and national levels;
  • Act as a public representative of the research community within the art education field.

Associate Chair

Members willing to take on this leadership role must be willing to serve for six years: two years as Associate Chair, two years as Chair of the Research Commission, and two years as Past Chair. Nominees should have a broad knowledge of research; an established record of research, grants, and publications; proven organizational and administrative capacities; demonstrated successful leadership within NAEA or a comparable organization or institution; a visionary capacity and a proactive stance with a record of initiating impactful projects.

Nomination Process

The Research Commission will accept nominations—for Commission members to represent the Preservice Division, Higher Education Division, At-Large, and Associate Chair—by any NAEA member who wishes to nominate a suitable candidate. Please check with the individual nominated to ensure she/he/they accepts the nomination. The Research Commission will also accept nominations from NAEA members who self-nominate for the positions.

Nominees for all positions must submit the following materials to this Google Form:

  • A CV/Resume (4 pages maximum). Should include listing of published work.
  • Responses by the nominee that address the following:
    • A summary of your research experience and expertise.
    • Roles you have played in conducting research, including leadership roles.
    • Research questions you think need to be addressed in art education.

Deadline for nominations: January 31, 2022.

About the NAEA Research Commission
The NAEA Research Commission, established by the NAEA Board of Directors in 2011, promotes a vibrant culture of research that encourages NAEA members and the broader educational community to understand, utilize, and value research as a means for improving art education theory, practice, advocacy, and policy. The Commission also helps NAEA members develop their interactive experiences with research practices and products, enhance their own skills and understandings as researchers, and locate and apply research findings to their professional practices. For more information, click here.

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