Welcome WAEA Member!
Please find helpful information, resources, and lesson plans below.
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OSPI RESOURCES (link)
Educator Professional Development (Resources, Workshops, Clock hours…)
- Art Educator Scholarships for Skill-based Professional Development via The Da Vinci Initiative (link)
- Seattle Art Museum – stay current with upcoming events on SAM’s event calendar (click here for the link)
- Others… (Know some? Send them our way)
- Workshops and Resources
- Professional Development and Clock Hours
National Art Education Association PACIFIC REGION: On their site, find information regarding: People, places and events in our region. You will also find details about Pacific Region leadership, Pacific Region updates, Pacific Region state conferences, leadership meetings, resources, advocacy materials and more… stay connected, check it out!
- WAEA Stuart Davis Memorial Scholarship
Imagine America Foundation: The Imagine America Foundation offers scholarship for education to graduating high school seniors, adult students 19 years old and above, and military personnel. Our nationwide scholarship and award programs offer $1,000 scholarships or awards to students enrolling in one of our participating colleges.
Zinch: Search over $1 billion in free scholarships to help pay for college.
- Washington Apple Education Foundation
- Know of an Art Scholarship? Contact us and we can share the information and opportunity.
Art Contests and Competitions
- Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
- Regional ESD Art Show (OSPI’s link to WA Regional and State HS art shows or contact your local ESD for detailed information)
- The Superintendent’s High School Art Show
- Congressional Art Competition
- Sargent Art
- Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Art Colleges, Financial Aid, and other college related information
Champion Creatively Alive Children Creative Leadership Grants. Each grant-winning school receives $2,500 and Crayola products valued at $1,000. For complete information and application, go to Crayola.com/educators or naesp.org.
- Grants through Washington Apple Education Foundation
- SaveOnEnergy.com “Teacher Grant” This is a great opportunity for teachers to enter for a chance to receive a $500 grant to use in their classroom for the upcoming school year. Find out more information about this amazing opportunity here: https://www.saveonenergy.com/teacher-grant/
Lesson Plan Resources, Sites and Links
- NAEA Instructional Resources Gallery
- Incredible @rt Department
- Seattle Art Museum Educator Resources and Workshops
- Spectrum Glass Co. lesson plans
- Blick Art Materials lesson plans
- Deep Space Sparkle, art lessons for kids
- FIDM Teacher Resources
- Mandy Hallenius
Art Blogs and Helpful Sites
- SchoolArts, SchoolArts Magazine’s Blog
- Art Advocado, Art Advocacy for Educators, Davis Art Supply Blog
- ArTechTivity, Art and Technology blog by a local WA educator
- Accredited Online Art College search site
- National Art Education Association (NAEA)
- Washington State Arts Commission
- Art is Education
- Arts Education Partnership
- ArtsEdWA: Washington Alliance for Arts Education
- ArtsWA: Washington State’s Arts Commission