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NAEA National Convention

2022 NAEA National Convention

In Person, Virtual, and Hybrid options available

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The largest gathering of visual arts, design, and media arts educators in the world is getting even larger! Join us for the 2022 NAEA National Convention—happening both in person in New York City and virtually, March 3–5, 2022. Engage in hundreds of options for professional learning, connectivity, creativity, and inspiration—no matter what format you choose!


Professional Learning Webinars


Engage Your Students Through 3D Design

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 | 7-8pm ET

FREE for NAEA Members; $49 for non-members

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Develop your 3D design program and engage students of all learning styles! This webinar features presenters from elementary, middle, and secondary visual arts programs who will share methods and strategies for including sculpture in your visual arts curriculum. Learn from experienced teachers who use sculpture to add breadth to their curriculum and connect to contemporary artists and concepts.

SEL Practices: Self-Care for Your Students and YOU

Wednesday, January 5, 2021 | 7-8pm ET

FREE for NAEA Members; $49 for non-members

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Social–emotional learning provides a foundation for safe, positive learning and enhances students’ ability to succeed in school, careers, and life. Join Melissa Hronkin in this insightful webinar to learn mindful breathing, chair yoga, and other techniques that you can share with students and colleagues to help foster a culture of self-care in and out of the art room.


Connecting With English Language Learners in the Visual Arts Classroom

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 | 7-8pm ET

FREE for NAEA Members; $49 for non-members

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In second language acquisition, the integration of visual arts provides differentiated learning, bolsters confidence, and encourages students to appreciate their own cultures and heritages through experiential learning in a brave space. Discover how storytelling through individual journeys can help to empower English Language Learner (ELL) students and help them connect to personal identity..