CAEA Conference Supercharge your Power in Art Education November 4–7, 2020

Conference Overview

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Fall 2020, Supercharge your Superpower in Teaching Visual Art! CAEA Virtual Conference.  November 4–7, 2020.

The hours for the conference on Wednesday-Thursday will be 4 pm – 8 pm PT. Saturday will be 9 am–6 pm PT. Master Artist Demonstrations will be held throughout the conference and on Friday, Nov. 6. Virtual Exhibit Hall will be open during breaks on Wednesday and Thursday and Saturday with additional opportunities to meet and interact with exhibitors.

We have planned focus themes for each day, so there will be lessons or demonstrations that will align with the theme as well as general workshops on other topics.

    • Wednesday, Nov. 4 keynote topic will be Choice-Based Art Education. We are proud to announce, Melissa Purtee, author of Making Artists and The Open Art Room, will be our keynote speaker at 4 PM.

    • Thursday, Nov. 5 keynote will be focused on the new California Framework. The California Arts Project and Kris Alexander will provide an overview of the new Framework and a series of related workshops will provide you with ideas on how to implement the Framework in your classroom. 

    • Saturday, Nov. 7 morning will be our keynote, Liz Byron and Universal Design for Learning. The rest of the morning will be workshops related to her keynote. We have a special line-up of presenters recognized for their expertise in UDL.

    • Saturday, Nov. 8, afternoon, the topic of our keynote will be Social Emotional Learning in the Art Classroom by Dr. Kristi Oliver. Multiple sessions will be offered to help you meet your students’ needs. By popular demand, Adrienne Hunter and Dr. Donalyn Heise are back to talk about teaching art to students experiencing trauma.

    • Saturday, Nov. 8, the conference will close with Dr. Belzer from the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. He will explain how mindfulness will provide a way for teachers and students to deal with stress.

  • In addition to the conference themes, we will host a variety of workshops on a variety of topics. All workshops will have a live component so participants can ask questions and interact.

  • Friday night for interested teachers, there will be Master Artist Special Demonstrations. These classes provide a fun way to sharpen art skills and knowledge. Separate charge.

  • We have modified our pricing structure to help the profession both in California and other states. The same price for everyone. Purchase the days you want to attend or save money and get the conference bundle for only $175. CAEA members will unlimited access to the conference recordings after the conference is over. See pricing and registration.

For more information: Dr. Nancy Andrzejczak, [email protected] or [email protected]