Pre-Service Students

Pre-service students are an essential part of our organization. IAEA supports students by providing resources to promote high-quality art education, collaboration, job opportunities, and scholarships/grants.

Get Back to School Support!

Join college students and 1st year teachers for an online discussion on August 11th!

Student Resources

Click “subscribe” on THIS PAGE  to get immediate notification of job postings as we receive them. Many of our postings do not immediately appear in public job spots and are often last-minute openings or maternity leaves.


IAEA offers annual $1000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate art education students.  Applications will be available in the spring and due in May.

Learn more.

Membership for students is only $15! Get access to job postings, amazing web video content, members-only discounts, and connections to Illinois art educators. Click here to join today!

Encourage your University to utilize “Organizational Memberships” — it includes up to 10 student memberships free!

Pre-Service Students

We have a group set up just for students on Facebook to connect. Join to get student updates!


We have many online resources to help support you in your journey as an art educator. Join our live webinars or watch our recordings covering everything from art standards to classroom management.


IAEA is here to help with your questions!

Ailysh Cooper, Pre-Service Student Advisor


Students Receive a Conference Discount!

conference chartIf you wish to register with a Student Membership ($15), you must be a full-time student (12 hours undergrad or 9 hours grad) to qualify. Upload an image of your current student schedule as proof of status. **Registration available September 1st