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Sue Root
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Professional Development:
Elementary Roundtable
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Elementary Representative:
Michelle Turner

Middle School

Share National Visual Arts Standards & Assessments!
How do you measure

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RSVP Jamie Verbinnen - Middle School Rep for details.

High School

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H.S. Representative
Barbara Wunderler

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2016 Scholastics Art Award

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Professional Development

Middle School Roundtablec

Share National Visual Arts Standards & Assessments!
How do you measure growth?

Focus will be on the Middle Level but all are welcome!
Get new ideas!

Session 1­
Tuesday November 17
Westerly Middle School 3:30­5:30

Session 2­
Thursday December 3
The Corner Bakery Café­ Garden City

RSVP Jamie Verbinnen - Middle School Rep for details.

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Youth Art Month - Create a flag contest


Flag and Postcard Contest

One of your student’s artworks could be selected to represent RI at the national level, or chosen for print as a postcard.  This year’s RI theme is “The Power of Art.”  All grade levels are welcome to participate!

Here’s How to Participate

Download, print, and copy the 2016 official flag template from the RI Art Education Association website (download template here) for your students to work on or any 5x9 (or size in proportion to this size 8x12, 12x16)

Instruct students to create their images using plenty of color and include theacronym YAM in the design someplace.  Be sure student’s name, grade, school, city and art teacher on all artwork.

Collect and Send your student work to YAM Chair:  

Susan Kolenda
Lincoln High School
135 Old River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Deadline for all entries is December 18, 201
Questions?  Contact RIAEA YAM Chair, Susan Kolenda at

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2010 Team East
Members of the RIAEA Executive Board with Deborah Reeves, Executive Director of the NAEA - Taken at the 2010 Team East Retreat in Newport, RI

Christine Mullen, Robert Sabol (Past-President of NAEA), Deborah Reeves (Executive Director of NAEA), Jean Carmody and John Tedeschi at the 2013 NAEA National Convention in NYC.

2016 NAEA Convention

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RIAEA Advocacy
Rhode Island Art Education Association presents...
Artfully Inspired!
Artfully Inspired was created as an Art’s Advocacy video representing the Rhode Island Art Education Association, and all Rhode Island students. Artfully Inspired was filmed in January of 2011 at the RI Scholastic Art Awards Gallery opening at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island.

The Mission of the Rhode Island Art Education Association is to offer opportunities for professional development, leadership and service in order to advance the quality of art education.

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