For more information helpful to state arts education or visual and performing arts consultants.
NASDAE is the affiliate for NAEA members that are state education consultants responsible for overseeing visual arts education in their state. There are many resources available to assist in a state consultant’s work around visual arts through NAEA.
What is NASDAE?
National Association of State Directors of Art Education is an Affiliate of the National Art Education Association.
The National Association of State Directors of Art Education, NASDAE, has been an affiliate of the National Art Education Association, NAEA, since 1950. Members of NASDAE are State Department of Education dues-paying NAEA members; State Department of Education directors, supervisors, coordinators, consultants or other titled state representatives that oversee visual arts education in that State’s public education system. There are no other dues beyond NAEA membership dues, at this time, for NAEA/NASDAE members.
NASDAE meets annually in conjunction with the NAEA National Convention. Most commonly the meeting is the day before the Conference opens but that does vary from year to year. The President makes arrangements for the meetings, coordinating with NAEA for room use and when the annual meeting will be held and then notifies membership. Commonly the next annual meeting date/time is determined at each annual meeting, for the following year. Other meetings face-to-face, by conference calls, webinars and the like may be called by the President, as needed, in any year.
NASDAE meets to discuss issues that are of visual arts concern and interest. The affiliate exists to:
A. identify and promote sound art education curricula, programs, and policies.
B. work cooperatively with the NAEA, its affiliated organizations, and other professional organization in recommending policies; programs; projects, publications, legislation, and research which will help clarify, strengthen, and expand the role of the visual arts and other arts in education and society. With that in mind, its President sits representing NASDAE at Delegate’s Assembly at the NAEA National Conference and reports out on the annual meeting and concerns and matters around visual arts education nationally from the states’ lens, at the Interest Group session with the NAEA President and Executive Director.
C. encourage the establishment, maintenance and furtherance of art education positions in state departments of education.
D. exchange ideas and information among members of NAEA.
State Directors overseeing visual arts education that have not joined NASDAE, and are NAEA members, are invited to contact the President (see officer and membership list) and join in this collaborative annual gathering. Our updated Web site provides exciting interaction.
Contact: President AnnRené Joseph at: email@example.com for information!
SEADAE is an organization made up of state consultants from across the nation that are overseeing all of the arts in their state. Some consultants arts education is their sole responsibility. Some state consultants wear many hats and arts education is only one of those hats. SEADAE keeps consultants up-to-date on current issues and works collectively and with partners to have arts education in our public schools lens on everyone’s mind and in their work, having arts education represented appropriately in all conversations about education in our nation. Go to www.seadae.org