Jeff Broome is an associate professor and director of doctoral and teacher certification programs 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.