The Art Education program at SAIC prepares teacher candidates to become critical teachers of art and visual culture while fulfilling the requirements for the State of Illinois K-12 Visual Arts Professional Educator License. The program advances critical citizenship in public schools by enabling teachers and their students to construct meaning and connect knowledge through inquiry, material exploration and the production of art and visual culture.
The Conceptual Framework establishes the mission and shared vision that underlies all efforts of teacher preparation, articulating the core philosophy and structuring logic of the art education teacher preparation programs. The Conceptual Framework informs, and is informed by, pedagogical theories and practices directly related to the Illinois Professional Teaching Standards.
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