- Nanette Seligman
is pleased with the assistance she
received in her
hometown of Parkersburg last week.
Seligman, an art teacher at Elkins High School, was coordinator of the West Virginia Art Education Asssociation's state conference held Oct. 17-18 at the Parkersburg Art Center.
Seligman is a graduate of Parkersburg High School and taught art at PHS before leaving for the Randolph County job.
said the art center was an ideal place to hold the conference.
is grateful for the help she
received for the conference from the art center and Crafts 2000, the city of Parkersburg and the American Red Cross
in providing parking for the attendees, and the Greater Parkersburg Visitors and Convention Bureau and the Wood County Commission
for securing a grant to buy art supplies.
A major topic of the association's conference was the adoption of new National Core Arts Standards, Seligman
The new core national standards have 15 standards paired with Enduring Understandings by grade levels, Seligman
They are web-based and include parallel formatting across all arts disciplines, she
The Visual Arts Center in downtown Huntington is a six-story mecca for creative needs, including animation, new media, textiles, drawing, painting, foundation studies and more, Seligman
There were many hands-on classes where ideas and techniques were shared, Seligman
Lesson plans were provided.
offered a brief introduction to state Department of Education eLearning graduate courses.