The Florida Art Education Association (FAEA) held it’s 66th Annual Professional Development Conference this past October 18th-21st in St. Petersburg, Florida.
FAEA is the largest state organization in Florida that promotes visual arts education through professional development, service, advancement of knowledge and leadership. FAEA promotes quality instruction in visual arts education, encourages research in art education, and works with other related agencies in support of visual arts education.
FAEA honors individuals for their outstanding service to the mission of the organization at an annual awards ceremony. FSU Department of Art Education faculty member, Dr. Sara Scott Shields, earned the 2018 “Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Award” and FSU student, Danielle Henn, earned the 2018 “Higher Education Individual Student Achievement Award.” FSU alumna Joanna Davis-Lanum received the Art Educator of the Year Award. We congratulate them on their endeavors in the advancement of the field of art education, and the Department of Art Education is proud to have collected awards on multiple levels.
Additionally, other FSU faculty and alumna presented at the 2018 conference including, but not limited to: Barbara Davis, Debi Barrett-Hayes, Dr. Nicole Crane, Chrissy Schebilski, Joanna Davis-Lanum, Amanda Karioth Thompson, Dr. Susannah Brown, Jessica Barthle, Bonnie Bernau, and Jeff Broome. Overall, Florida State University’s Department of Art Education had a strong presence at the FAEA conference, and we are proud of all that were involved.