There is a letter on the NAEA web site that you can give your administrator about the significance of the NAEA convention and your proposal. You might want to use this and also have another teacher write a letter of support. You might want to identify the workshops and presentations you plan to attend to bring back new knowledge to your classroom.
I hope this helps.
> Wow, you're being notified so early! "Back in the day" when I was teaching
> art and submitting, they weren't notifying us until something like January or
> Congrats to both of you!
> > My proposal "Art Shows that Pay Off" was accepted. I'm very excited. This
> > will be my first time presenting. Now...how do I convince my district to pay
> > to send me? ;)
> > Cheri Lloyd