Whereas, Art plays a significant and vital role in our culture, economy and the education of our children, it is the mission of the Illinois Art Education Association to provide leadership for the advancement of excellence in art education by:
- Providing support, direction and advocacy for quality art education
- Providing professional development for the pursuit of knowledge, skills and content in the making and teaching of art
- Encouraging innovation, research and reform
- Networking within the arts and with other organizations
- Encouraging membership, leadership and efficiency of the organization’s operation.