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Fostering STEAM

Hinsdale Middle School 100 S. Garfield, Hinsdale, IL

Join us for a two-day professional development workshop integrating science and art! When: March 3 & 4, 8:30am - 4pm Where: Hinsdale Middle School, Hinsdale, IL 14 credit hours possible for full attendance!  Cost: $99 for NAEA Members, $149 Non-Members


DART Conference

University of Illinois at Chicago School of Art and Design 845 W. Harrison Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Do you teach a digital based curriculum? Do you want to learn about new Adobe techniques, advance your knowledge in the digital field and get some new lesson plan ideas? We are excited to once again, bring you the DART Conference! A one day conference with content geared specifically to digital media teachers. We have […]

Curation Focus: Staging the Northern Regional HS Art Exhibition

Bridgeport Art Center 1200 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL, United States

Teachers will work in teams to curate and install artworks for the Illinois High School Art Exhibition. Teachers will collaboratively analyze, select, and curate artworks on multiple gallery walls with the intent to create a balanced show of works of diverse media, scale, and content. 9:30: Lead Presenter presents information on the process, a demonstration […]

Webinar: Mind + Body Connections


Description: During the Mind+Body Connections for educators will have an opportunity to develop their skills and be exposed to the most current trends and forward-thinking approaches to social emotional learning relating to movement and philosophical approach through yoga sequences, reflection through mindfulness strategies and building a foundation for stronger connected classroom communities. 5:30 - 5:35 […]


Webinar: Raise Hands Marcel! Celebrate! Advocate!


Advocacy Advisor Josh Shearer along with an array of special guests will provide insight into successful messaging when speaking your elected leaders. Participants will also be provided a space to practice their conversations and receive feedback in preparation for Arts Advocacy Day Springfield on April 25th.

Destress with Art Therapist Caroline Tye


In a Zoom Session with Art Therapist Caroline Tye, participants will experience: -Intro to Art Therapy -Art Therapy vs. Art Education -Self Care distressing art activity for you as the teacher. -Creative ways to incorporate a therapeutic art environment in your class culture. -Tangible Tools -Q and A Caroline Tye is a Licensed Clinical Professional […]

Webinar: Creating Community in Your Classroom!


One of my favorite parts of being an Art teacher is having the ability to bring a variety of students together with a common interest of Art. On the first day of school I begin building a positive classroom community where students feel comfortable sharing their art, asking for feedback and helping each other share […]

Webinar: Using Animation to Teach Social Emotional Learning


Draw over video, animate from under your paper, and share your feelings with paper lips. Trust me, it will not only make sense, but make you want to create and explore different ways to use rotoscope animation, stop motion animation, and simple iPad apps to help students dynamically and creatively express emotions through art.

Expressive Printmaking Workshop

Winston Campus Junior High Schoo 120 Babcock, Palatine, IL, United States

During this two day hands-on workshop art educators will be introduced to and use various methods of printmaking while learning about their history, process, and preparation. The methods will include block printing, gelli printing and image transfer. Participants will learn how these methods enhance their art education curriculum directly impacting student learning,developing student to teacher […]

Culturally Responsive Teaching in ART Class

Winston Campus Junior High Schoo 120 Babcock, Palatine, IL, United States

Teachers will learn how to enhance their pedagogy and curriculum with culturally responsive practices, incorporating movement, collaboration and art-making. Teachers will reflect on their roles as creative practitioners and examine curriculum through the lenses of art education, student- centered learning and enhanced art making experiences. Bring snacks for the today. There is not a lunch […]