Thanks for another great year!
Q Center, St. Charles Illinois
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The IAEA Annual Fall Conference provides professional learning specially designed for art educators by art educators and education professionals. Providing hands-on learning experiences, art making, networking, and more…
Make your plans now to participate in this wonderful opportunity to collaborate with like-minded art education colleagues.
75th anniversary design by Saturday featured speaker, Jay Ryan. Pull a screen print with Jay Saturday morning! Secure your free spot today!
Pricing Info (register by 9/18 for the early-bird savings of $20)
- Regular Member – $239.00
- Retired Member – $160.00
- Student Member – $130.00
- First 20 Student Members – $65.00 (If your college/university is interested in paying for 5+ students, contact our business manager for discounted pricing)
If you are an organization with a membership, please choose the member rate.
- Regular Non-Member – $289.00
- Retired Non-Member – $185.00
- Student Non-Member – $145.00
Are you a member? Verify your membership is current or renew today!
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Mario R. Rossero is the Executive Director of the National Art Education Association (NAEA), which champions visual arts, design, and media arts education. He’s had roles as a museum educator, classroom art teacher, and adjunct professor and has held leadership positions in Pittsburgh and Chicago school systems. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Education for the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. He participates on a number of advisory boards and is a practicing artist.
Paula Liz (she/her/ella) is an artist, activist, educator, and author. She was born in Puerto Rico and attended the Maryland Institute of Art. She has taught art for over a decade in New York, Texas, Washington DC, and Maryland, where she was named Art Educator of the Year in 2022. The best part of her job is teaching and creating art with kids every day!
Outside the classroom, Paula Liz works to make art education more equitable and inclusive for all. She believes art can change the world and encourages everyone to work together to imagine and create a better future!
Learn more at paulalizart.com
Instagram: @paulaliz.art, @antiracistartteachers
TpT: Art with Ms. Paula Liz
Youtube: Art with Ms Paula Liz
Jay Ryan has been making concert posters and other screenprints in and around Chicago since 1995. He has worked for hundreds of bands, and is known for his hand-drawn depictions of concerned mammals and troublesome furniture made through his own print shop, The Bird Machine, in Skokie. He regularly travels around the country to lecture about his work and process at universities, high schools and professional groups, and has been painting an increasing number of murals in recent years. Jay lives in Evanston with his family.
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Jen Leban is a National Board Certified Visual Arts teacher (EAYA-Young Adult Art) who loves infusing art and design processes into everyday teaching practices. She is a 20+ year teaching veteran with experience teaching grades K-8 in fine arts, technology, and library/makerspace classes. Jen currently works as an Instructional Technology Coach with the Learning Technology Center of Illinois. She is a 2020 IL State Teacher of the Year Finalist, a Teach Plus IL Policy Fellow, a Google Certified Innovator and Coach, and a children’s book illustrator.
Tricia Fuglestad, NBCT,
is the K-5 art teacher at Dryden Elementary School in Arlington Heights, IL. with a masters in K-12 technology integration. Tricia has been recognized for her innovative teaching in 2010 with the PBS Teachers Innovation Award, won Illinois Art Teacher of the Year in 2011, awarded Teacher of Distinction in 2012 by the Golden Apple Foundation, received Western Region Elementary Art Teacher of the Year 2013, selected to become a Jacobs Educator 2014-15, was presented with the NAEA Art Technology Outstanding Community Service Award in 2016, honored with the ISTE Teacher Educator Network Tech in Action award, 2018, and won an Art Education Leadership Award via Artsonia in 2019. Learn more here.
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The 2023 Gala is a sold out ticketed event and you must have your ticket (receive at check-in) to attend.
Contact the following people with questions about the Conference:
Ingrid Crepas & Sherri Kushner [email protected]
Tim Jones, [email protected]
Jennifer Fitzpatrick [email protected]
Eryn Blaser [email protected]
Student Chapters/ Student Volunteers
Danielle Sheppard, [email protected]