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See below for registration link! Also see drop down conference menu for details on presenter sign ups, keynote info, PD credit, and hotel info. WE NEED MORE WORKSHOP PRESENTERS! Please apply by 9/15/17!

"ARTventure" 2017- IAEA Fall CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IAEA Fall Professional Development CONFERENCE REGISTRATION "ARTventure" - EXPLORE*EXPERIENCE*EMPOWER Pocatello High School, in beautiful Pocatello, Idaho-- with events around Pocatello and the Idaho State University campus. Join us for a full two day conference!!! Experience the joy of being with your comrades! Explore ideas for your curriculum & resources!! Empower your artist self!! All DAY Friday and Saturday, Oct 6th and 7th, 2017 Thursday Night, Pre-funk Art Activity, 10/5/17- located at Art studio in the old fire station right across the street from Pocatello High School. (Ticketed event- $10 includes art activities, snacks, and a beverage ticket) Friday All Day- Hands on and Best practices Workshops The tentative full schedule will be out soon for a packed conference. Friday will have a keynote session, and 4 sessions with 4 presenters/workshops each to choose from. Swag bag, silent auction, displays, lite breakfast, snacks, refreshments and business awards lunch included. Keynote: As the Secondary Outreach Coordinator and Principal Admissions Counselor for the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Kris Musto, spends the school year traveling and working in high school art classrooms working closely with art teachers and students. Kris graduated with a BFA from MCAD and has worked in Admissions for 18 years. In between taking trips and making things, Kris teaches workshops on book binding, altered books, soft sculpture, intuitive drawing and developing a portfolio for art school. She will help us explore: How can art teachers build strong technical skills while simultaneously fostering a passion for conceptual thinking? How do we engage art students with relevant, current and instructive information? How can we continue to inspire them to think and make? We'll explore a collection of fresh resources and ideas for generating curriculum, assignments, inspiration and encouragement. Friday night: Art Educator Show reception and art social at local gallery, The Old Fire Station right across the street from Pocatello High School. In conjunction with, First Friday Art Walk, at Old Town Pocatello, 5pm-8pm. Saturday Day: Master classes and workshops- Choose between many options and sessions. See below. This year the Master classes are being sponsored by ISU!! So, no extra fees for the supplies and materials. Lite Breakfast and boxed Lunch included. Please indicate which boxed lunch you would like for Saturday. *****Early Bird RATE if conference fee paid before 9/1/2017- Ck postmarked or Paypal submitted******* Idaho State University Professional Development Grad Credit for $55 will be available on site. Hotel info here: Holiday Inn Express- ISU rate $109 ($129 non-ISU rate) for a standard room. CALL to reserve your room and ask for the ISU rate 208-478-9800. If conference attendees are going to share rooms and need a certain amount of beds/size beds, they may need to pay for the ISU rate $118 ($139 non-ISU rate) room option that ensures bed preferences. Free hot breakfast. Pool. Free Wifi and Parking. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Pocatello now offers complimentary shuttle to and from the airport as well as numerous destinations around the hotel. Dorm info Here: TBA Don't miss this ARTventure for you as an artist and educator!!!