“Art takes you OVER THE TOP” 

NCAEA Professional Development Conference

Asheville , NC

November 5-8 , 2015 


The 2015 conference destination is Asheville! Our conference headquarter is the Renaissance Asheville Hotel.  

Hotel reservation can be made now. $129.00 per night at our group block rate. 

Guests may also call 1-800-468-3571 to make the reservation as well. Be sure to tell them you are with the NCAEA block of rooms if you call.  

Registration check-in will begin the evening of Thursday, November 5th.  Join us for the President’s Reception and the Exhibitor Meet & Greet.  You can expect days filled with opportunities to participate in workshops, listen to speakers and presentations, network with your fellow art educators and, visit the exhibit hall. There will be a variety of creative content to meet your professional needs. CEU credits are available for attending workshops, presentations and, required meetings. 

Initiate your LEA funding request now & start planning your annual professional development trip!  Don’t forget to communicate with local art educators and encourage them to attend with you- car pooling is great for your budget.



2015 Conference presentation proposals may be submitted now until March 31st. 

All Instructions and details are on the top of the form. Please review the questions, before you begin the submission process.  

Online Submissions – Workshop Proposals Form ( 2 :45 hrs or 75 min) -

To submit either a 2hr and 45 minute or 75 minute workshop proposal, follow this link 

or copy this link 

Online Submisison – 45 minute Presentation Form

To Submit a 45 minute presentation proposal, follow this link  

or copy the URL





The logo design contest is open for submissions through March 15th.  All directions are at the top of the submission form. 

Enter as many design ideas as you like, but place each in a separate online submission form. We look forward to seeing your creative, ingenious, thought provoking, logo ideas! 

Requirements:Design MUST include the following information:  

  • North Carolina Art Education Association
  • 2015 Professional Development Conference ( can be PDC)
  • Asheville, North Carolina (NC)
  • November 5-9, 2015
  • Design must illustrate the conference theme and include the words of the conference theme:

    • Art takes you “Over the Top”


A LOOK AT the 2014 PDC that was held in New Bern – Oct 23-26, 2014


The Keynote Speaker for the 2014 PDC was internationally known artist, illustrator and author , Jerry Pinkney. The drawing was donated to the  Scholarship Silent Auction by Mr Pinkney.