Unpacking the Media Arts Standards through the Lens of Student Work


Unpacking the Media Arts Standards through the Lens of Student Work
Wednesday, November 1 | 7-8 pm ET
FREE for NAEA Members; $49 for non-members

Don’t miss this interactive exploration of the new National Media Arts Standards! Join the National Coalition of Core Arts Standards (NCCAS) Project Manager, Cory Wilkerson, as she offers an introduction to the Standards; and art educators Robb Bomboy and Andrew Teheran as they bring the Standards to life by guiding you through scoring of student work collected during the 2016 national pilot of the Standards. Learn how the Standards are used in classrooms, and envision what media arts instruction could look like in your school!


Cory Wilkerson

Project Manager, National Coalition for Core Arts Standards

Cory Wilkerson is a freelance education consultant in standards-based arts instruction and assessment, who currently serves as project manager for the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards. Wilkerson served as co-facilitator with Pam Paulson of the Perpich Center for the Arts during the pilot of the National Media Arts Standards and is a member of the NCCAS National Media Arts Committee which facilitated the writing of the 2014 National Media Arts Standards.

Andrew Teheran, MFA

Art Educator, East Side High School, Newark, NJ

Andrew Teheran is a New Jersey based sculptor, educator, filmmaker, and media artist. He was born in New York City to parents of Colombian and Finnish descent. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Art History from Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He went on to study sculpture and art education at Montclair State University where he earned his teaching credentials, and has received his MFA in Creative Practice with Transart Institute in Berlin, Germany. Teheran has been teaching at East Side High School in New Jersey’s Newark Public School district for twenty years. Within the district and throughout the state, he has been recognized for his work in arts education. In 2009 Andrew received the Apple Computer Distinguished Educator Award. His pedagogical career continues at East Side, where he created and developed its award-winning, internationally recognized Media Arts Magnet Program. Teheran currently serves as a grant review panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts and as a member of the board of directors for Newark's City Without Walls Gallery, in addition to his sculptural, film, media, and educational work.


Robb Bomboy

Media Arts Art Educator, Adjunct Instructor, Harrisburg Area Community College, PA

Robb Bomboy is a media arts teacher from Boiling Springs, Pennsylvannia. He was a pilot team member for the Media Arts Model Cornerstone Assessments and provided the National Coalition of Core Arts Standards with student examples for benchmarking. He earned his BSAE at Mansfield University and his MA in Interdisciplinary Humanities at Penn State University. He teaches Film, Digital Modeling, and Animation at Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg, and has taught K-12 art. Bomboy is an online course developer and adjunct instructor of Humanities, both in person and online, at Harrisburg Area Community College in Harrisburg. He is a Regional Representative for the Pennsylvania Art Education Association. Within PAEA, he is the Pennsylvania Youth Art Month Chairman and the 2018 State Conference Co-Chair. Bomboy’s artwork is exhibited at Metropolis Collective in Mechanicsburg. He creates wood sculpture, photography, film, and 3D printed sculpture.

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