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Goals of the Program

  • To prepare teachers to promote the well-being of all students.
  • Work towards excellence in teacher standards as outlined by State and National organizations in art and education.
  • To prepare teachers as leaders and advocates for the teaching of visual art education in the B-12 classroom environment.
  • To prepare teachers of art to be life long learners, and supportive of the multiple needs of the children in their classroom.
  • To prepare teachers to utilize new technologies throughout their teaching and learning experiences.
  • To prepare excellent teachers of the visual arts (B-12) who are dedicated to: pedagogy of engagement, the visual arts as a valued discipline within the school curriculum, and the reflective practice of their day-to-day teaching experiences.