Two approaches to teacher-led, classroom-based research will be presented as a means of addressing issues facing school-based art teachers. Graeme Sullivan, Chair of the NAEA Research Commission, and Director of the School of Visual Arts at Penn State University will moderate joined by two art educators involved in teacher research and professional development who will host: Kathy Marzilli Miraglia, Associate Professor of Art Education and Chairperson of the Department of Art Education at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and Sara Wilson McKay, Chair and Associate Professor of Art Education at Virginia Commonwealth University. High school art teacher, Mogan Bozarth, who teaches at Wesport High School, Massachusetts, will introduce her study, The Practicum Experience: Examining Reflections about my Teaching from a Supervising Practitioner's Perspective. Elementary art teacher, Julie Crowder, who teaches for the Richmond Public Schools, Virginia, will present her work, Exploring Grief in the Elementary Classroom.
Presenters: Graeme Sullivan, Chair of the NAEA Research Commission, Director of the School of Visual Arts, Penn State University; Kathy Marzilli Miraglia, Associate Professor of Art Education and Chairperson of the Department of Art Education at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth; Sara Wilson McKay, Chair and Associate Professor of Art Education at Virginia Commonwealth University; Teacher-Researcher Presenter: Morgan Bozarth; and Teacher-Researcher Presenter: Julie Crowder.
Upon completion of an NAEA webinar, participants will receive a Certificate of Participation with (1) clock hour of professional development per session, as designated by NAEA. Clock hours provided upon completion of any NAEA professional learning institute are granted for participation in an organized professional learning experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction and qualified instruction and can be used toward continuing education credit in most states. It is the responsibility of the participant to verify acceptance by professional governing authorities in their area.
Acknowledge your learning with university credit from the nationally accredited School of Education at California State University, Chico by accruing 15 hours for 1 unit of university credit for your NAEA professional development efforts. Participate in 15 NAEA webinars (live and/or archived) or combine the webinar hours with the NAEA Virtual Conference hours, and/or NAEA PreConvention Sessions to reach your 15 hours. To earn university credit, you must accrue your 15 hours of NAEA learning within the same twelve-month period.
Then submit your NAEA Virtual Art Educators record of participation (all 15 hours) to the Center for Regional and Continuing Education at CSU, Chico along with the required application fee and enroll in EDUC 831A.
You will be able to also earn 1 unit of university credit for attending and participating in the 2016 NAEA Convention in Chicago. You will be able to enroll in this course, EDUC 812B, next spring.
2015 spring and summer fees were $60.
2015 fall and 2016 spring fees and further details will be posted soon.