Teaching the Visual Arts through Choice


Teaching the Visual Arts through Choice 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 7-8 pm ET
FREE for NAEA Members; $49 for non-members

Don’t miss this exploration of choice-based art education led by veteran educators. Learn how to use the concept of choice to teach visual arts from elementary through high school. Take a deep dive into classroom organization, management, and preparation for offering students choice in project work while maintaining high standards for outcomes.


Joy Schultz (Moderator)

Choice-Art Specialist / Co-President, NAEA Choice-Art Interest Group

Joy Schultz is co-president of the NAEA Choice-Art Interest Group, writes regularly for her blog, and is a Twitter contributor. Joy has a master’s degree in visual studies and is enjoying her 28th year of teaching. She is an AP Art Studio Instructor, and teaches three levels of the following courses: Drawing, Painting, Media Art, Printmaking, Sculpture, Convergent Technology, and Fashion Design to grades 9-12. Joy is fortunate to have two 3-D printers and a couple of sewing machines to mix it up in her art studio.

Joy serves as advisor to the Art Club and the Culinary Club, and help promotes and participates in local and state student art shows and competitions. Her honors and awards include 2017 City of Little Rock Teachers Award, 2015 Arkansas Secondary Art Educator of the Year, 2013 Jackson T. Stephen's Teacher of the Year Award, Arkansas Governor's School Teacher Recognition, and 2005 Presidential Scholars Teachers Recognition. She has also presented at the NAEA National Convention for several years. 

Nikki F. Kalcevic

Art Educator, NBCT; Ardis Ann Middle School, Bentonville, Arkansas

Nikki has a BA in Studio Art, an Instructional Elementary Education Certification for grades preK-6, and a MEd in Art Education and Art Education Certification pK-12. She holds National Board Certification in Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood/Art and teaches grades 5 and 6 in Bentonville, Arkansas, at Ardis Ann Middle School. Nikki was honored to be the 2014-2015 Arkansas Art Educator of the Year, and now serves as AAE Middle-Level Representative & Vendor Coordinator and Leadership Representative for encore classes at her school. 

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