What is WYAEA?
Our Core Values
Handy Resources Including:
∙Da Vinci Initiative
∙NAHS & NAJHS
CONNECT, COLLABORATE & NETWORK
WYAEA provides opportunities to connect, collaborate and network with other art educators. Joining WYAEA gives you all the state and national member benefits. Attend state and national conferences, professional development events, and networking opportunities.
WYAEA provides an annual conference in the spring, in conjunction with the Governor’s Art Awards. This conference offers PTSB credit, hands on learning, sessions on current trends and issues in art education, as well as opportunities to gain important resources and build strong networks.
WYAEA awards Wyoming art educators, art education programs and individuals contributing to the profession. WYAEA also puts forward nominees to be considered for recognition at the national level.
WYAEA is working with other Arts organizations and agencies to advocate and promote for arts education in the state of Wyoming. WYAEA publishes findings about political candidates, representatives, school boards and superintendents here.
WYAEA produces an electronic newsletter for its members three times a year. Additionally WYAEA members receive several publications from NAEA each year, highlighting events and current issues in art education.
WYAEA is the Wyoming state affiliate with the National Art Education Association. WYAEA provides a delegate representative to every NAEA national conference to represent the interests of art education in Wyoming.
Get reduced rates for conferences and other professional development opportunities. NAEA’s Annual Conference is a huge art education conference and an opportunity to network with art educators from around the world.
WYAEA continues to take part in discussions and decision making at a national level in the form of delegate input to the NAEA delegation assembly. This assembly is responsible for creating and ratifying positions that NAEA holds on a variety of topics. A complete list of the positions that NAEA holds can be found here.
BECOME A LEADER
WYAEA offers many opportunities for members to get involved. Consider working as a consulting editor or serving on the Board. WYAEA offers many leadership opportunities; whether you are an occasional volunteer or board officer and committee chair.
CHANGE THE WORLD
Partner with WYAEA and NAEA in education, advocacy, and public awareness activities that help to increase understanding and support for high-quality art education among policy makers and the public. NAEA is a leading voice for art education to Congress and other federal entities.
If you have questions about membership please feel free to contact us!