Dr. Jeff Broome is the director of the doctoral program in art education at Florida State University. Jeff’s research interests include cultural diversity, multi-age art education, and caring approaches to art curricula. He delivers presentations at national and state conferences, international symposia, and at district workshops. Jeff was recently named a member of the Council of Policy Studies in Art Education, and the Director-Elect of the Higher Education Division of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) following his stint as the Southeastern Regional Director of the same division. Jeff’s manuscripts have been published as book chapters and in numerous academic journals. He recently received a co-authored book contract from NAEA and was named the 2016 Higher Education Art Educator of the Year by the Florida Art Education Association. Previously, Jeff worked for the University of North Texas, the University of Georgia, and as a public school art teacher in Florida where he received a Teacher of the Year Award from Cypress Creek Elementary.
His interests include cultural diversity, multi-age art education, and caring approaches to art curricula.
Select Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards
- Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, Florida Art Education Association (2016).
- Elected as a member of the Council of Policy Studies in Art Education (2016).
- Director-Elect of the Higher Education Division, National Art Education Association (2015–present).
- Broome, J. (2016). Assessing the professional development needs of arts instructors working in multi-age classrooms. Arts Education Policy Review, 117(1), 65-72.
- Broome, J. (2016). Art education with migrant Hispanic populations in multi-age elementary classrooms: Instructional strategies learned from practice. In Marjorie C. Manifold, Steve Willis, & Enid Zimmerman (Eds.), Cultural Sensitivity in a Global World: A Handbook for Teachers (pp. 181-189). Reston, VA: The National Art Education Association.
- Broome, J. (2015). Using hip-hop music to enhance critical discussions on postmodern art. Art education, 68(5), 34-39.
- Broome, J. (2014). Factors influencing art teachers’ perceptions of multiage classes. Visual Arts Research, 79(2), 79-89.
- Broome, J. (2014). Unraveling the yarn: Self-reflection, critical incidents, and missteps leading to continued growth as a culturally sensitive art educator. Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education, 29.
- Broome, J. (2013). A case study in classroom management and school involvement: Designing an art room for effective learning. Art Education, 66(3), 39-46.
- Broome, J. (2009). A descriptive study of multi-age art education in Florida. Studies in Art Education, 50(2), 167-183.