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Congratulations to Valerie Banks February Art Teacher of the Month
Congratulations to Valerie Banks, the WAEA February Art Educator of the month. Click here to get to know Valerie.
Proposals for Fall 2017 Art With A Purpose Conference NOW Open!
WAEA is now accepting proposals for the Fall Conference themed: Art With A Purpose. This will be a fantastic conference in Fort Atkinson, WI. Make your plans now to present and participate in this wonderful opportunity to collaborate with like-minded art education colleagues. The conference will be held at Fort Atkinson High School in Fort Atkinson, WI on Friday and Saturday October 27 and 28th. Please click the button to download a copy of the proposal form.
Mini Grant Available for WAEA Members
If you are a NAEA/WAEA member, this grant is for you. WAEA was a recipient of the Heart of Canal Street grant from the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino. The grant is enabling us to distribute money for art supplies for worthy causes. This January, you can submit the grant form with your project and get a gift card for $100.00! Click here to download the application.
Twitter Social Media Survey
Help us improve our social media presence especially on Twitter. Complete the linked survey to help us improve and better serve your needs through social media.
Click the link to complete a brief survey about WAEA social media .
February Twitter Chat People's Choice
February is a people's choice #wiartchat so direct message me (Jeanne Bjork) @bellafiore3 your choices...what do you want to discuss? Next chat Feb 1st
Art Educator of the Month Nominate Someone You Know Today!
Do you know an art educator who has been especially "rockin' it" this past month? If so consider nominating them to be featured here and on all our social media sites as WAEA Art Educator of the Month! Download the PDF here for more details.
January Art Educator of the Month
Sarah Fredrikson is this month's Art Educator of the Month. Click here to learn more about Sarah.
Fall Newsletter is Posted
Click here to view the Fall Newsletter and all previous newsletters.
Important Dates to Remember 2016-17
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Regional Youth Art Month Updates
The dates and times for all Regional Youth Art Month exhibits have recently been updated. Please visit the Youth Art Month page for details on your region's exhibit.
Youth Art Month Coming Soon!
How will you get involved with Youth Art Month in Wisconsin?
The flag contest winners have been chosen. Click here to learn who won and find out other ways to get involved with Youth Art Month Celebrations.
Remember March is Designated Nationally as Youth Art Month
Please see all details on YAM here.
Youth Art Month Artist Trading Cards
There are many ways to get involved in Youth Art Month activities in Wisconsin. Of course participating in the YAM exhibit is one of those. See details below and click the link here for more on YAM exhibits.
This year we will be hosting an Artist Trading Card (ATC) exchange with WAEA members. ATCs are a fun way to make art on a small scale, try new media or techniques and connect your program to another school and district.
For more details on this opportunity see buttons here.
NAEA17 NYC Conference Buzz Is Building
Momentum is building for the 2017 NAEA National Convention, March 2-4, in NYC! Registration is open, great speakers (including Jeff Koons!) are booked, outstanding museums are offering us FREE admission, and HUNDREDS of sessions and workshops are being scheduled at this moment! Are you excited? We are!
NAEA is reaching out to art educators worldwide to inform them of the excellent opportunities available only at the 2017 NAEA National Convention. However, your connection with colleagues in your state is vital in informing and inspiring them to be an important part of their national, professional Convention.
Help spread the excitement, offer encouragement, and set registration in motion for art educators in your state with these 2017 NAEA National Convention resources:
Resource Bundle (download all of the resources listed below at once): http://naeaworkspace.org/conv17/NAEA17_Toolkit.zip
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• Registration Form
• Letter of Support
• “Make Your Case” PDF
• Museum Discounts
• Link to 2017 NAEA National Convention Web Pages
Thank you so much for sharing this information through your state association’s website, publications, e-mail, social media, and beyond! If we can offer additional promotional resources, please contact us.
See you in New York!
Christie Castillo | Member Services and Database Operations Manager
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