Call for Nominations by the Professional Learning Through Research (PLR) Working Group of the NAEA Research Commission

Nomination Deadline: January 31, 2021

The Professional Learning Through Research Working Group (PLR) of the NAEA Research Commission provides opportunities for NAEA members’ professional growth in conducting, using, and sharing research that improves teaching and learning in the visual arts.

Open Positions:
Higher Education

Membership Structure of the PLR:
Representation on the PLR consists of one member of each NAEA Division and Region as well as at-large members.

Divisions: Elementary Middle Level Secondary Higher Education Supervision/ Administration Museum Education Preservice

Regions: Eastern Pacific Southeastern Western

Term of Service:
Elected members of the PLR serve one two-year term with the option of a third and final year of service. Terms run from the spring of 2021 to the 2023 NAEA National Convention (2024, if members opt to serve for a third year).

Nominees should be passionate advocates for the research needs of members within the division or region to be served, and either be a member of the division/region of interest or have research experience in this area. Nominees seeking to take on this role must be willing to serve for two years and hold a current NAEA membership in good standing.

Nomination Process:

  • If nominating a suitable candidate, please check with the individual nominated to ensure she/he accepts the nomination. The PLR 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: https://forms.gle/dkirVuwXL9qdjVJR9

    • A CV/Resume (four pages maximum) that includes published work (please submit as a PDF file).
    • Responses by the nominee to the following:
    • A summary of your research experience and expertise.
    • Roles you have played in conducting research and an account of research methods with which you are familiar.
    • Research questions you think need to be addressed in art education.

Deadline for nominations: January 31, 2021.

For additional information please contact Kristi Oliver at kristioliver@me.com or Joana Hyatt at jhyatt2@lamar.edu

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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