About Art Educators of Minnesota

 

Mission:

Promote and advocate quality art education for all learners by providing professional growth opportunities for all Minnesota Visual and Media Arts Educators to learn, collaborate, advocate and acknowledge excellence in the profession.

 

Vision:

Provide professional and personal learning and recognition opportunities for Minnesota Visual and Media Arts Educators.

 

Purpose:

Art Educators of Minnesota (AEM) is a professional organization dedicated to promote and protect the professional interests and concerns of art educators at all levels.

AEM fosters leadership in art education and informs its members about current trends and issues.

AEM brings its members together to share ideas and information through conferences and informal gatherings within regions.

Additionally AEM promotes art education in our schools through legislative advocacy.

 

WE VALUE:

LEADERSHIP & PROFESSIONALISM

Highly qualified visual and media arts educators

Recognition and celebration of outstanding arts education

 

COMMUNICATION & COLLABORATION

Regional, state, and national arts advocacy

Visual and media arts standards

Equal access to the arts

 

LEARNING & INNOVATION

Artistic and cultural diversity through quality arts education.

Professional development and personal artistic growth

 

Art Education that is… VISIBLE, VIABLE, VITAL