It is always exciting, even for teachers, to start a new year with full tubes of paint, long sharp pencils, and stacks of clean sketchbooks. I hope the start of your new school year or your new semester has begun smoothly, and that your term will be productive and rewarding in many ways.
Synergies 2007 Conference in Toronto
With only one month to go before the Conference in Toronto, our attention turns to some of the special features.
- Dr. Olivia Gude, an award winning Chicago artist and educator is the Keynote Speaker. Come to hear her ideas about inter-generational learning and creating community art.
- Dr. Bill Zuk is the Gaitskell Address speaker who will speak on “Community Voice: Building a Strong Art Based Education”
- Over 60 workshops to choose from
- The CSEA Panel Discussion on Issues in Art Education.
- Wine and Cheese Reception, entertainment, tour of the Fine Arts Facilities at York University
- A Gala Luncheon, Awards, Trade Fair, Guest Speakers, Silent Auction
- And more….
As you can see, this will be a great conference and you will not want to miss the chance to participate in this wonderful event.
York University: The conference takes place at York University, which is located at 4700 Keele Street, North York.
Registration: Connections to the on-line registration form and other information can be made from the CSEA website.
Accommodation: Many of you have been waiting for this information. The Conference Hotel is Holiday Inn Toronto Yorkdale, 3450 Dufferin Street, Toronto. Rate: $129, reservations at 416-675-9636 or
Provincial Affiliate CSEA Awards
At this time, we have award recipients selected from several provinces, but many provinces still have not forwarded nominations. If you know of someone in your province who deserves to be acknowledged for significant work in art education, please forward a nomination. Forms and details can be found on the CSEA website.