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Conference Day is Here!

The Art Ed Now Online Conference is from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. central time. Please check your email for official conference links and information.

If you’re attending and have any questions, please contact us at help@theartofeducation.edu.

Featured Presenter, Animator Paul Topolos has a message for you!

During the Art Ed Now Conference, Paul Topolos will share some incredible stories about the work he has done on films such as The Incredibles, Cars, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, Wall-E, the Star Wars prequels and many more. You’ll get to experience his work as an animator, a storyboard artist, concept designer, art director, painter, and 3D modeler, and talk about the world of art and education.

why

Why every art teacher should attend!

  • Highly-engaging, fast-paced, TED Talk style presentations, full of real-world, practical art room strategies
  • Connect with over 2,000 art teachers from around the world!
  • Zero travel costs: no hotels, no gas, no food stipends. Attend from home in your PJs, if you want!
  • Enjoy it live, or watch later at your own pace for an entire year using the conference “AOE After Pass,” included with every registration.
  • 20+ highly-practical and relevant art ed presentations, hand-picked and expertly curated by AOE.
  • Thousands of dollars worth of giveaways, freebies, handouts, product samples, and more, from art ed companies you love!
  • Inspirational messages from big-name presenters you know and love including authors, bloggers, artists and other art ed leaders.
  • Useful downloads which accompany every presentation ensure you can actually put the tips and strategies you learn to use right away in your real-world art room.
  • Every attendee receives an official certificate for 8 PD hours.
  • The first 1,500 registrants from the U.S. receive a full box of art ed goodies, supplies, product samples, and art materials, delivered directly to your door.

What is Art Ed Now?

Art Ed Now is the world’s largest online conference for art educators! This affordable, one-day event (join us  live or watch on-demand for an entire year) features 20+ inspiring and innovative TED TALK-style presentations covering topics that are relevant right NOW in Art Ed!

Art Ed Now vs Traditional Conference

Attending in-person conferences can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it can also be difficult, expensive, and time-consuming. The Art Ed Now Conference was designed for working parents and busy art teachers. You get all the benefits of a traditional conference, without leaving the comfort of home.

Benefits Traditional Conference Art Ed Now
High-quality presentations and keynote speeches
Giveaways, drawings, door prizes
Interact/engage with art educators from around the world
Swag Bag with coupons and other freebies
Big name presenters and art ed personalities you already love
Watch on-demand for an entire year
Exclusive access to rich materials, handouts, downloads
100% AOE curated content - no fluff and no amateur presentations
Attend from the comfort of home
No dining expenses
No lodging expenses
No travel expenses

Busy on the day of the conference? What if something comes up and you can’t watch live? NO WORRIES!

The Conference After Pass (free with your registration) gives you access to every presentation and every download for a full year after the event has concluded! It also includes:

  • On-Demand Access 24/7/365
  • Every Conference Presentation/Handout/Download
  • Closed Captioning
  • Several Bonus Presentations
  • High Definition Playback

How Does it Work?

If you have computer and an email address — and you know how to browse the internet — you already have all you need to attend this incredible event! Once you register, we’ll email you all the information and invitation links you need to access the conference.

1. Register and Pay

2. Event Details Arrive Via Email

3. Attend & Interact on Saturday, February 2

4. Download PD Certificate

5. Join Us Live or Watch On-Demand for an Entire Year

Incredibly affordable to attend!

Art Ed Now is affordable for every art teacher – you get everything (including an entire year of on-demand access) for $149.

Art Ed Now is perfect for schools and groups of art teachers. If you’re attending with 5 or more colleagues, contact us to save 20%. If you need approval from your administration to attend, download this letter of support to help with your approval!

BONUS: FREE Swag Box!

 

We’re sorry, the swag boxes are all spoken for. The good news is, as an attendee, you’ll still be eligible for amazing giveaways and digital swag from our sponsors!  

Imagine receiving a box in the mail bursting with awesome art products, free samples, and test materials to try in your art room. Jackpot!

The first 1,500 conference registrants (in the Continental U.S.) will receive a swag box in the mail prior to the event.

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20+ Amazing Presentations - You Get to See All of Them!

This one-day event features 20+ amazingly relevant presentations covering painting, portraiture, differentiation, creativity, ceramics, classroom management, organization, technology, assessment, STEAM/PBL, and much more! Unlike traditional conferences, you get to see every presentation.

Featured Presenter Paul Topolos

Featured Presenter Paul Topolos

Animation, Art, and Storytelling

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Amanda O'Shaughnessy for Art to Remember

Amanda O'Shaughnessy for Art to Remember

A Successful Drawing Project for Your Next Fundraiser

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Susie Belzer for NASCO

Susie Belzer for NASCO

Creativity and Learning through Monoprints

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Sara Engel

Sara Engel

Simple Sculpture Ideas for Every Age Level

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Maggie Maggio and Leslie Barnum

Maggie Maggio and Leslie Barnum

Combining the Art and Science of Color

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Nicola Giardina

Nicola Giardina

A New Way to Look at Art History

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Nick Gehl

Nick Gehl

How Can We Help Students Fail Forward in the Art Room?

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Rachel Albert

Rachel Albert

Google Classroom in Art Class? Yes!

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Tiffany Carr

Tiffany Carr

Reclaiming Your Joy in Teaching

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Jesse Armstrong

Jesse Armstrong

Introducing Therapeutic Ideas into Your Art Classroom

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Lena Rodriguez

Lena Rodriguez

Teaching Students to Find and Use Their Artistic Voice

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Kristy Lopez

Kristy Lopez

Ceramics Tips, Tricks, and Ideas

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Kasie Knight

Kasie Knight

Innovative STEAM Projects Your Students Will Love

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Wynita Harmon

Wynita Harmon

Social and Emotional Learning in the Art Room

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Debi West

Debi West

Finding Success Assigning and Assessing Visual Journals

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Jonathan Juravich

Jonathan Juravich

Building Empathetic Relationships and Responses in Your Art Room

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Sarah Ackermann

Sarah Ackermann

Brain Breaks for the Art Room

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Mallory Tolcher

Mallory Tolcher

Beyond School Walls: Creating Community Connections

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Don Masse

Don Masse

Chalk Pastels and Contemporary Art

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Sara Gaechter

Sara Gaechter

Integrating Graffiti and Street Art into Your Curriculum

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Attend and Earn 8 PD Hours!

Attend the conference and you’ll receive an official signed certificate of participation documenting 8 hours of professional development. You can present this certificate to your school* to earn PD points or PD hours.

*Always check with your school to ensure compatibility.

Art Ed Now Sponsors

Art Ed Now is sponsored by some truly amazing Art Ed companies. Companies that care about helping art teachers and their students get the best results possible. Please select a sponsor to visit their site and learn more about all they do for art educators everywhere.

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