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What Does Advocacy Mean to You?
WAEA is wondering what Advocacy means to you! Can you help us by taking a brief survey to define advocacy as it pertains to your school, your art education practice and your experience.
Thanks and here's that survey link.
October Art Educator of the Month
Congratulations to Jeanine Kleman for being chosen as the October Art Educator of the Month. Click here to learn more about Jeanine.
September Art Educator of the Month
Congratulations Whitney Robarge from Lodi High School for being the September Art Educator of the Month. To learn more about Whitney click here.
Art Educator of the Month Nominate Someone You Know Today!
WI DPI Announces Changes to Licensure
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is considering a number of changes to licensure rules. There are many ideas including:
We all know that teachers don't really have the whole summer off. One of our favorite things to do while we work in the summer is to refuel our creative tanks. The best way to do this is to join like-minded artist educators and work hands on to learn new techniques and build on our knowledge. Click here to learn more about the WAEA sponsored summer workshop hosted in Wisconsin Rapids.
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.
Get to Know Your 2017-18 WAEA Board
The WAEA Board is nominated and elected by YOU the members of WAEA. How can we serve you? What are your needs? There are many leaders you can connect with through the BOARD Links on this site. Visit the WAEA Board webpage for emails to all our Board members. Never hesitate to ask a question or seek guidance for yourself, your students and your program.
Fall Newsletter is Posted
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Important Dates to Remember 2017-18
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Fall 2017 Art With A Purpose Conference is coming soon!
WAEA is looking forward to seeing many of you at the Fall Conference-Art With A Purpose. This will be a fantastic conference in Fort Atkinson, WI. Make your plans now to 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. Brochure details will be available soon!
Conference for credit through UW La Crosse will also be available. See the button below for details.
Fall Conference 2017 Keynote Speakers Announced-Check it Out!
The WAEA Fall Conference is just around the corner. Make your plans now. Fabulous nationally recognized Keynote presenters Debi West, Ben Shumaker and Ted Edinger will inspire you with their stories and ideas.
Click here for details.
Fall Conference Art Book and Supply Exchange
Attention 2017 WAEA Fall Conference attendees! We will be featuring an art book and supply exchange at the conference in Fort Atkinson on October 27-28. Bring along what you no longer need and exchange it for what you can use. Look for our booth in the vender area!
NAEA 18 Convention in Seattle
Have you made your plans yet to attend the NAEA Spring Conference in Seattle?
The 2018 NAEA National Convention will be held March 22-24 in Seattle, Washington at the Washington State Convention Center and Sheraton Seattle Hotel.
2018 NAEA National Convention Theme: Art + Design = STEAM
2018 NAEA National Convention Program Coordinator: Andrew Watson, K-12 Fine Arts Instructional Specialist, Office of Curriculum Design and Instructional Services, Alexandria City Public Schools, VA
Click here for more details.
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