Professional Development Information
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Previous Professional Development Opportunities
Understanding the National Core Arts Standards
Willow: Using Indigenous Materials in the Classroom
Haiku and Water-based Media
Art Education, the Journal of the National Arts Education Association, is always looking for articles. The following links are opportunities for art teachers to share their knowledge and research regarding diverse topics. Click on the links below to find details regarding guidelines for content and submissions.
Swarm Intelligence and Collaboration, September 2016
(Due January 31, 2016)
Online Courses for Art Teachers
Jessica Balsley, an AEI Member, is teaching Graduate Courses Online through her website The Art of Education. This is the first of it’s kind in Iowa and perfect for some of those teachers who may not live close to an AEA where they can easily take a class that is relevant to art education.
Professional Organizations, Resourses, and Associations
Many of these organizations offer summer and weekend workshops. Each will inspire you to do your own art work. Check them out.
- Amana Arts Guild
- Central Iowa Art Association
- Colored Pencil Society of America
- Fiber Arts Guilds of Iowa
- Guild of American Papercutters
- International Association of Pastel Societies
- Iowa Art Museums, Non-profit Organizations, Galleries, and Art Centers
- Iowa Art Galleries
- Iowa Art Pottery Association
- Iowa Woodcarvers
- National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society
- National Watercolor Society
- Professional Development for Teachers
(Find Artedia on their resources link)
Listings and links shown on this page are provided to art teachers as a service. AEI claims no endorsement or support for courses offered or credit given. External links may change without notice. We attempt to list events chronologically and delete listings as the dates pass.