Every art educator seeks to inspire creativity in our students. It is at the heart of what we do, as teachers and as artists. The challenges of the last year have certainly put this to the test, but as we’ve risen to the challenge, we’ve also learned so much. It’s now our turn to be inspired and to inspire one another to find courageous ways to come back even stronger. South Carolina Visual Art educators are invited to attend the 2021 SCAEA Conference to share insights, find inspiration, and help all of us advance the work happening in our classrooms across our state.
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The SCAEA is seeking session proposal for the annual conference, “Courageous Creativity,” that meet the criteria below.
Session format: Can be hands-on studio art activities, demonstration teaching, lectures, panel discussions, or some combination of these. This year’s program will not include video presentations.
Session length: The majority of sessions will be 50 minutes. Longer sessions (75 minutes or 2 hrs) will be considered on a limited basis.
Audience: Your audience will primarily be K-12 art teachers. The conference is also attended, although in smaller numbers, by school administrators, higher education professionals, and museum educators. We ask proposals to suggest appropriate class size for each session.
Themes and topics: Traditionally, the vast majority of presentations address classroom practice either through specific art lessons, or by introducing big idea concepts that can be applied to teaching art. In particular, the SCAEA is looking for presentations that directly address one or more of these themes:
Instructional Practice and Research
Leadership and Program Development
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Culturally Relevant Teaching
Visual Art Integration or Infusion with Other Subjects