NAEA Research Commission
The NAEA Research Commission is working to meet the ongoing research needs of the visual arts education field.
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The 2011-2014 NAEA Strategic Plan called for creation of a commission to: “conduct research and generate knowledge that enriches and expands visual arts education and widely share that research and knowledge.” The NAEA Research Commission officially launched at the 2012 NAEA National Convention.
The NAEA Research Commission works to meet the ongoing research needs of the visual arts education field. Commissioners coordinate and communicate about research that relates to the needs of practitioners and stakeholders who are concerned with understanding critical questions of importance to the field in order to provide the highest quality visual arts education possible in our schools and educational institutions.
The NAEA Research Agenda builds on established evidence of best practices while opening opportunities for emerging research interests and methodologies. It includes a range of concerns including: professional learning; methodology; policy initiatives; content research factors, and research topics/questions. Download the NAEA Research Agenda.
Call for Nominations
The NAEA Research Commission invites nominations from the NAEA membership for the following positions:
Elementary Division Representative Commissioner
Middle Level Division Representative Commissioner
Nomination deadline: January 31, 2021
Research Commission Art Educator Survey
Help shape NAEA’s future research interests by participating in this important survey, informing the Research Commission’s 2021-2026 Research Agenda. Take the survey.
For more information, contact the Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org.