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Re: [teacherartexchange] NAEA Conference


Date: Thu Apr 23 2009 - 18:59:12 PDT

Hi Everyone,

Notice about the breakfast came too late for me as well. I ended up
staying at the Hilton
Garden Inn across the street from the Convention Center-the rate was
slightly lower and I
got breakfast included and a shuttle to the train. The train to the
airport was direct
and small money. My school system gave me release time but I needed to
cover all my
costs, so looked for the thriftiest way to do it.

I ran out of hand-outs to my presentation called Mandala Mosaics, (I
arrived with 60
copies) and said I would post them on the wiki site, but was never
able to figure out how
to do that. If anyone missed out, I will email it to them.

The NAEA Convention was truly wonderful, and I enjoyed my first visit
to Minneapolis as
well. I spent an entire day at the Walker and the Sculpture Park and
attened a workshop
offsite at the MN Book Arts center. Those excursions will lead to
some new lesson plans.
The presentations I attended were wonderful. I wish I had met more of
you on the list.
I'd love to hear what you did and saw in MN.

Barbara from Boston

Quoting Cheryl Lloyd <>:

> Hi everyone,
> I went to my first NAEA Conference this year. It was fabulous and I
> had a great time. I was very impressed at the quality of the
> sessions and how much teachers were willing to share. The art
> education community is so dedicated. Jeryl, I was impressed by your
> kindergarten curriculum and overheard a new teacher talking on her
> cell phone as she left. She was so grateful that she now had an
> entire curriculum for kindergarten next year.
> I wish I could have met all of you. I didn't see that the breakfast
> was planned until it was too late.
> I feel so rejuvenated. I think I can now make it through the last
> month and half of school!
> Cheri Lloyd
> Art Teacher/ Beginning Teacher Mentor
> Whitmore Charter School of the Arts and Technology
> 3435 Don Pedro Road
> Ceres, CA 95307
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