Congratulations 2017 FSU Art Ed Student Teachers

Congratulations to the 2017 cohort of student teachers from Florida State University’s Department of art education for successfully completing their instructional internships during the fall semester. This outstanding group of preservice art teachers was expertly led by FSU’s Art Education Coordinator of Teacher Certification (Dr. Sara Scott Shields) and a group of dedicated instructors and … [Read more…]

November NAEA Board Meeting a Success

I just returned from Seattle where I attended a Board of Directors meeting for the National Art Education Association. Thank you Deborah Reeve, Kim Huyler Defibaugh, Pat Franklin, Melanie Dixon, and the entire NAEA staff for your excellent leadership. So much was accomplished, and I’m looking forward to the National Convention in March. I was … [Read more…]

FSU Art Ed Soars at FAEA Conference

Florida State University’s Department of Art Education displayed an impressive presence at this year’s Florida Art Education Association Conference in St. Petersburg. A number of FSU faculty, instructors, students and alumni delivered memorable presentations including Dr. Sara Scott Shields, Nicole Crane (President of FAEA), Paige Smith-Wyatt, Jay Boda, Dr. Susannah Brown, Ruthie Platt, Deanna Filiault, … [Read more…]

FSU to Co-Host “Art & Education for Social Justice Symposium”: Submit Your Proposal NOW

Reminder: Florida State University’s Department of Art Education in cooperation with the University of Georgia is hosting the “9th Art and Education for Social Justice Symposium”. The deadline for submissions for presentations is fast approaching on Sunday, October 15th. Please see the link for more details: We encourage those of you interested in art … [Read more…]

Multiple Accolades for FSU Department of Art Education

The summer and fall semesters have been very productive for faculty, students, alumni, and collaborators within Florida State University’s Department of Art Education, and they’ve collected many well deserved accolades in honor of their hard work. Congratulations goes to Florida State University’s own Dr. Sara Scott Shields for her outstanding and moving article offering a … [Read more…]

FSU Art Education Graduate Students & Professor Publish Academic Article

Congratulations to Florida State University Art Education Graduate Students (Cindy Jesup, Ivory Lucas, Rachel Nelms, and Tony Woodruff) for co-authoring an academic article with their professor – Dr. Sara Scott Shields. The article is titled “We’ve Shared a Lifetime with One Another: Using Reflective Visual/Verbal Journals to Develop Graduate Student Relationships”. It was published in … [Read more…]

Application Deadline: Art Education Graduate Degrees at Florida State University

The application deadline for Florida State University’s traditional Masters and Doctoral programs in Art Education is about two weeks away on February 15th.  The deadline for our new Online Masters Program is March 1st. We offer masters’ tracks for candidates who are seeking art teacher certification, or traditional tracks for certified practicing teachers who want … [Read more…]

FSU Art Ed Closes Out 2016 with Honors

The closing weeks of the 2016 fall semester were full of accomplishments for Art Education students at Florida State University. First, I would like to congratulate all of our art education students who successfully completed their Student Teaching Experience. Caiti Ward, Leanna Arroyo, Logan Pattyson, Maddison Stevens, Morgan Jackson, Rileigh Puckett, Ryan Robinson, Samantha Beauregard … [Read more…]