August 2016

Art and Science Integration in Flagstaff

September 10, 2016 — In this workshop, we will examine the role of the art teacher in integrating other content areas, specifically science. Hands on activities will provide examples of how to create a thematic unit that spans grade levels kindergarten through fifth grade.

2016 Conference Fees

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2016 Conference Schedule and Sessions

The 2016 Media Mosaics AAEA Annual Conference Schedule and Sessions & Locations.

August 2016 Newsletter

Special thanks to Summer Schaudt for her dedication of time and talent to create this amazing newsletter! We hope you find it helpful in learning about YOUR Arizona Art Education Association and our state conference, Media Mosaics to be held November 10-12th. Enjoy!

AAEA Council Meeting

Saturday, August 20, 2016 — You are invited! Please join us at the next AAEA Council Meeting on Saturday, August 20, 2016. The meeting will be held from 11 to 2 at Fountain Hills Middle School, 15414 North McDowell Mountain Road, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268.

Arts Standards: Artistic Literacy for All

Robert Waller created this amazing document to help understand the new visual art standards that go into effect this 2016-2017 calendar year. Please to print and review this very important document.

National Convention Encouragement Letter

The National Art Education Association shares your vision for ensuring that your students receive the best possible education and that your faculty possesses a deep knowledge and understanding of contemporary learning and assessment practices within the standards environment. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provides further opportunities for teachers to focus on the four Cs of collaboration, communication, creativity, and critical thinking—all components of a quality visual arts education. 

NAEA Position Statement on Professional Development

NAEA asserts that meaningful, rigorous professional development, targeted toward the visual arts and visual arts education, are essential to the lifelong learning of art educators. NAEA believes that all art educators should have access to ongoing professional development appropriate to their role.

AAEA Conference Letter of Encouragement

The Arizona Art Education Association (AAEA) shares your vision for ensuring that your students receive the best possible education and that your faculty possesses a deep knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning. The professional development experience made available through the AAEA fall conference for professionals in the field of visual arts education, offers a comprehensive opportunity for educators who are engaged with the arts in learning.