Art Teachers as Leaders: How to Talk to Your Principal
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 | 7-8 pm ET
FREE for NAEA Members; $49 for non-members
Have you ever wondered how best to share student learning in art with your principal? Join this conversation led by a veteran principal and fellow art educators to gain the tools you need to communicate the important, relevant, and creative work that your students are doing. Start the year off right by leading this essential conversation with your principal!
Elementary Art Educator and Graduate Professor
Libya Doman is an educator driven to encourage creative thinking as both an elementary art teacher (Fairfax County Public Schools) and a graduate professor (George Mason University). Some of her instructional specialities include Cultural Proficiency, English Language Learners, Special Education, and behavior management. In the art room, Ms. Doman can be found deconstructing critical theories of art, culture, and (dis)abilities in the movie “Finding Dory" with primary school artists.
Libya has degrees from Spelman College, Moore College of Art & Design, and Teachers College, Columbia University.
Pamelia D. Valentine
Art Educator, NBCT, and Washington State Art Education Association Co-President
Pamelia D. Valentine is an 18 -year veteran teacher, a published author in Educational Leadership Magazine (2008), In the WASCD Fall (2014) publications about engaging students in thinking, problem-solving and learning. Ms. Valentine is a State, National and International presenter of teaching and learning, Washington State ESD 113 Regional Teacher of the Year (2013), and state Middle Level Art Teacher of the Year (2013). Ms. Valentine is National Board Certified (Early Adolescent and Young Adult Visual Arts) (2006) Renewed (2015) and currently the Washington State Art Education Association (WAEA) Co-President, serving on the WAEA Board from 2012-Present.