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Unprecedented number of art education faculty, students selected to present at 2010 National Art Education Association national convention
Five art education faculty and graduate students from Syracuse University have been selected to present research and professional development workshops at the 2010 National Art Education Association’s (NAEA) national convention April 14-18, 2010, in Baltimore. The conference, which is the world’s largest art education convention, will focus on the theme “Art Education and Social Justice.”
Graduate programs in art education are based in both SU’s School of Education and College of Visual and Performing Arts. The number of faculty and students selected from SU to present at the conference is unprecedented.
• James Haywood Rolling Jr., associate professor and head of the art education program, who will present on “Rethinking Art Education at Syracuse University, Year Two” and participate in the panel presentation “Establishing Collaborative Dialogue: The Mentor and the Apprentice”;
• Corrie Burdick, a doctoral candidate in teaching and leadership with a specialization in art education, who will present on “What Are You Doing Here? Autism Enters the Art Room” and “’Artism’ & Adolescence: Art as Opportunity for Participation, Communication and Inclusion”;
• Kristin Goble, a doctoral candidate in teaching and leadership with a specialization in art education, who will present on “Gender and Popular Culture in the Art Classroom”;
• Kathleen Maniaci, a doctoral candidate in teaching and leadership with a specialization in art education, who will present on “Becoming Visible: Creating Art Education Courses on GLBTQ and Disability Issues” and “Commercialization & Stereotypes of Native Americans in Visual Culture Expressed in Contemporary Haudenosaunee Art”; and
• Renee Parisi, a graduate student in the master of science in art education (initial certification) program, who will present on “Facebook and Ning and Wikis! Oh My! Creating Social Networks for Art Educators.”
Serving more than 20,000 active members, the NAEA is the leading professional organization for art educators in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 as well as college and university professors and researchers, administrators and museum educators. It represents members in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, U.S. possessions, most Canadian provinces, U.S. military bases around the world and 25 foreign countries. For more information, visit http://www.arteducators.org.