Mindfulness – Classroom Orientation from Trained Teachers


Mindfulness – Classroom Orientation from Trained Teachers
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 7-8 pm ET
FREE for NAEA Members; $49 for non-members

Mindfulness in the art room opens doors to teaching focus, a greater sense of self and well-being, and enhanced creativity. Join this webinar to learn more about how to develop and foster mindfulness as well as an enhanced sense of purpose for your art students. Veteran educators and mindfulness practitioners will share best practices and examples of mindfulness in the visual arts classroom.


Lark Keeler

Saint Andrew's Lower School, Visual Art Teacher; Florida Art Education Association, President-Elect; Certified in Mindfulness Fundamentals

Lark Keeler is the former Curator of Education at MOCA, North Miami, and former Lead Art Instructor and Faculty Liaison at NSU Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale. Currently, she is a visual art instructor at NSU Art Museum and Saint Andrew's School. Over the past 17 years, she has taught visual arts in schools and museums, working with students of all ages and abilities throughout the communities of Florida. She was awarded the Florida Art Education Association's Museum Educator of the Year in 2010 and since has participated in the National Guild for Community Arts Education Leadership Institute, the NAEA School for Art Leaders, and received a certification in Mindfulness Fundamentals. She now serves as a board member for the Florida Alliance for Arts Education, Florida Art Education Association's President-Elect and Conference Chair, Secretary for the National Caucus on the Spiritual in Art Education and Florida State Delegate for NAEA.

Diane Scully

Minnesota State University Mankato, University Supervisor

Diane Scully spent over three decades teaching visual and media arts in the Columbia Heights School District in Minnesota. During those years, she created the district elementary art program, taught visual art in a variety of schools, designed the AP Studio Art and Art History program, and was the district fine arts coordinator. Diane has received numerous NAEA and state awards for her leadership. She was selected for the 2015 School for Art Leaders which re-ignited her interest and practice of mindfulness. She is currently a University Supervisor for Minnesota State University Mankato and is an oil and cold wax painter. Diane serves as a National Art Education Association Research Commissioner, Board Member on the National Art Education Foundation, and aids in coordinating the Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards.

Upon completion of this NAEA webinar, you may earn 1 hour of professional development credit as designated by NAEA. Once the webinar is completed, you may view/print a Certification of Participation under the "Contents" tab. You may also print a transcript of all webinars attended under the "Dashboard" link in the right sidebar section of the page.  

Clock hours provided upon completion of any NAEA professional learning program 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.

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