NAEA Fellows Institute 2008

Fellows Group Pic # 2 copy


The NAEA Distinguished Fellows Leadership Institute:Creating Change: Leadership Strategies in Art Education convened on July 18-25, 2008

The theme of the Institute was Leadership. Goals:
1. Learning about the historical and cultural contexts of leadership in art education
2. Empowering the participants as leaders who act as catalysts for curriculum change.
3. Enabling a free-flowing, dynamic dialogue among speakers
and participants.

The Workshop Leaders
Doug BoughtonDistinguished Fellows and Speakers:
Doug Boughton, PhD Past-President, International Society for Education Through Art, Professor, Author,
Acting Director-School of Art, Northern Illinois University

Kerry Freedman, PhD NAEA Higher Educator of the Year, Past-Editor, Studies in Art Education, Professor, Author  School of Art, Northern Illinois University


A Mary ann and Laurie chatLaurie E. Hicks, PhD Founder/Editor The Journal of Gender Issues in Art and Education, Professor, Printer/Photographer
Department of Art, University Of Maine

Mary Ann Stankiewicz, PhD NAEA President (2003-2005), Professor, Author – School of Visual Arts, The Pennsylvania State University


Pat Stuhr, PhD Department Chair, Leadership Specialist, Author – Department of Art Education, The Ohio stuhr_p_cpState University

Barbara R. Bridges, PhD Minnesota Higher Art Educator of the Year, online curriculum designer, sculptor – Bemidji State University

Madelynne Engle Conceptual Sculptor; US Embassy, Hilton Collection, Monsanto, E F Hutton, Bank of America; San Diego, California

Barbara created a virtual community online and the participants reviewed selected readings, built community, and began to work on leadership development BEFORE they met. Each day of the Institute was spent with one or more of the speakers who helped develop strategies for leadership. The Virtual Community continues to communicate and share leadership stories and plan for the NAEA Conference in Minneapolis. Click here if you would like to join the conversation.

Click Here for Doug Boughton’s Cartoon Histography                       Click Here for Barbara’s Journals

 Pictures from The Fellows Institute