Research Commission Call for Nominations

Nomination Deadline: January 31, 2024

The NAEA Research Commission invites nominations from the NAEA membership for six positions:

  • Preservice
  • Secondary
  • Higher Education
  • At-Large
  • At-Large
  • Associate Chair

Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Division Representative / At-Large Commissioner:
Nominees for Division Representative Commissioners (Preservice, Secondary, and Higher Education Division) and At-Large Commissioners should be passionate advocates for the research needs of members within the Division to be served, and either be a member of the Division of interest or have significant research experience in this area. Commissioner nominees must be willing to serve for 2 years. The position is renewable for one additional 2-year term.

Associate Chair:
Members willing to take on this leadership role must be willing to serve for 6 years: 2 years as Associate Chair, 2 years as Chair of the Research Commission, and 2 years as Past Chair. Nominees should have a broad knowledge of research; an established record of research, grants, and publications; proven organizational and administrative capacities; demonstrated successful leadership within NAEA or a comparable organization or institution; a visionary capacity and a proactive stance with a record of initiating impactful projects.

Qualifications and Duties:

All nominees for Research Commission service must hold current NAEA membership in good standing. Terms of service for newly elected Commissioners begin at the close of the 2024 NAEA National Convention. The qualifications and duties of all Research Commissioners are as follows:

  • Have research experience as demonstrated through publications, service on research initiatives, and participation in research projects;
  • Have demonstrated successful organizational, administrative, and leadership capacities;
  • Have demonstrated successful leadership within NAEA or at a comparable organization or institution at the state and national levels;
  • Act as a public representative of the research community within the art education field.

Nomination Process:

The Research Commission will accept nominations—for Commission members to represent the Preservice Division, Secondary Division, Higher Education Division, At-Large, and Associate Chair—by any NAEA member who wishes to nominate a suitable candidate. Please check with the individual nominated to ensure they accept the nomination. The Research Commission will also accept nominations from NAEA members who self-nominate for the positions.

Nominees for all positions must submit the following materials:

  • Nominee CV or resume (4 pages maximum). Should include published work.
  • Responses from the nominee to the following:
    • A summary of your research experience and expertise.
    • Roles you have played in conducting research.
    • Research questions you think need to be addressed in art education.

Click here to submit your nomination.

Deadline for nominations: January 31, 2024

About the NAEA Research Commission
The NAEA Research Commission, established by the NAEA Board of Directors in 2011, promotes a vibrant culture of research that encourages NAEA members and the broader educational community to understand, utilize, and value research as a means for improving art education theory, practice, advocacy, and policy. The Commission also helps NAEA members develop their interactive experiences with research practices and products, enhance their own skills and understandings as researchers, and locate and apply research findings to their professional practices. For more information, click here.

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