Pushing Boundaries: Nurturing Gifted and Talented Art Students


Pushing Boundaries: Nurturing Gifted and Talented Art Students
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
FREE for NAEA members; $49 for nonmembers

Join us as we explore nurturing gifted and talented students in Title I schools. Come away with curriculum examples, lessons addressing community-specific needs, and fresh theories and philosophies of teaching that can help lead your students to take creative risks to help them grow and develop in the arts. Presenters will share dual approaches to expanding student progress, equipping you with enhanced support to help students find their voices as artists. 

Jess Perry-Martin

MAe, AP Reader, GATE certified, Single Subject Art Credential; Art Educator, ArTES Magnet High School, San Fernando, California; and Lecturer, California State University, Northridge

Jess Perry-Martin teaches art at ArTES Magnet High School in San Fernando; lectures at California State University, Northridge; and is an AP reader and Art21 educator. She is an NBC teacher and mentor who is passionate about arts education, advocacy, and equity for Title I students, and bringing contemporary art into the classroom. Outside of teaching, she’s a proud band and soccer mom, avid reader, occasional artist, and lifetime learner.

Luis Vega

BA, Art Education; MA, Curriculum and Instruction

For the past 18 years, Luis Vega has focused on teaching art as communication, expression, creativity, and positive edification tool. He works hard to provide access to resources and create meaningful learning experiences for his students. Luis believes extending learning beyond the classroom builds confidence and provides experiences to learn 21st-century skills that are needed in many fields.

Cristina Correa

MFA in Visual Arts and Latin American Art History

Cristina Correa teaches high school art, art history, and Mexican American Studies at IDEA College Preparatory San Juan, along the US/Mexico border in San Juan, TX. In addition to serving TAEA as Region 1 Representative, she is also a current TAEA Leadership Scholar, Art21 Educator, and TeachPlus Ready to Lead Fellow. Correa enjoys spending time with her son and cats when she is not teaching.

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