NEW NATA DISPLAY BOARDS ARE HERE!
Have you signed up yet to display your student's work? NATA is proud to put your membership to work for you! Thank you for joining NATA. We are ready to fill 'em up next week at the Nebraska Association of School Boards Conference in LaVista!
Thank you to our Advocacy committee exhibits chairs, Jody Boyer and Jocelyn Reiss, for doing the research and submitting the proposal to the NATA board for this purchase!
NEBRASKA ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BOARDS CONFERENCE STUDENT ART DISPLAY
NATA members can still register to submit two student works for this display in LaVista. Exhibition of student work, November 18-20th, at the Nebraska Association of School Boards Conference.
Eligibility: K-12 Grade, Each NATA member may display two student pieces of 2-dimensional art
Limitations: No larger than 12"X18" or matted 16"X22"
Register to send in work by: November 11, 2015
If you are available to help set up November 17th 4:00pm or take down the display November 20th, please contact Jody Boyer. This is a great way to get involved in NATA!
NATA MEMBERS - WHO'S DOING OUTSTANDING WORK?
Please nominate outstanding art teachers! Do you know someone that should be nominated for one of our association awards? Take a look at this suggested criteria, and submit your nominations today!
NAEA ART STANDARDS TOOLBOX
TAB - Teaching Artistic Behavior
Hester Menier is an elementary art teacher in the Wentzville School District near St. Louis, MO. She has been teaching elementary art for 20 years in rural and suburban districts with large low socio-economic populations. Check out her thoughts in the NAEA Monthly Mentor. Hester answers these questions:
* How do I know my students are learning?
* When I was using direct instruction to have students produce amazing artwork, were they going through the motions or did they truly learn?
* In a TAB room when the art looks poorly made does it still have value?* In a TAB room when the art looks poorly made does it still have value?
News From Other Sources...
NAC partners with the Governor's Residence to showcase the work of Nebraska artists. Applications will be accepted beginning August 25 and close Tuesday, December 1.
Read more about the Governor's Residence Exhibition Program.
Individual Artist Fellowships: Visual Arts
Individual Artist Fellowships recognize exemplary career achievements by Nebraska artists. The program supports originating artists by providing public recognition and monetary awards of $1,000-$5,000. Artist fellowships for 2016 will focus on Visual Arts. Applications are now being accepted and close Sunday, November 15.
Read more about Individual Artist Fellowships.
Artists who have an interest in working with the public are invited to apply for NAC's Artist Roster as either a teaching or touring artist. Applications will be accepted beginning September 1 and close Tuesday, December 1.
Read more about the Artist Roster.
Nebraska Art Teachers Association
Check out these active NATA members sites