2023 NAEA National Convention Call for Presentations

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2022

The 2023 NAEA National Convention will take place in San Antonio, TX, April 13-15 at the Henry B. González Convention Center and the Grand Hyatt San Antonio. Final proposal deadline is June 1, 2022.

Submit Your NAEA23 Presentation Proposal: A Message from Mario Rossero

Call for Presentations

We invite you to share your innovation and information with visual arts educators who are committed to NAEA’s mission to “champion creative growth and innovation by equitably advancing the tools and resources for a high-quality visual arts, design, and media arts education throughout diverse populations and communities of practice.”

While we will be offering opportunities for virtual attendance of some sessions, your proposal should be intended for in person delivery. Please carefully read and follow the submission guidelines to ensure that your proposal is successfully submitted.

Submission Details

FINAL Submission Deadline: Wednesday, June 1 at 11:59pm ET (No extensions)

Acceptance Notification: Acceptance status notifications for all submissions will be e-mailed by September 30 to main presenters.

Questions: Contact Kathy Duse, NAEA Convention and Programs Manager:

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Download the complete Submission Guidelines.

Video: NAEA23 Convention Presentation Proposal Process
Join us as we walk you through the proposal submission process, scoring, and more.

Download a PDF of the accompanying Convention Presentation Proposal Process slide deck.


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 visual arts educators and innovators, researchers and scholars, teaching artists, and leaders, have gathered.

Through the collective voice of the NAEA community NAEA’s mission-based work falls under the five goals identified in the 2021–2025 Strategic Framework: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion; Learning; Research & Knowledge; Advocacy and Policy; and Community 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.

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