Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Approaching deadlines for #KAEA2021

 Registration is OPEN!!

KAEA 2021
Fall Professional Development Conference
October 28-30th
Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel

Check out the 2021 KAEA Fall Professional Development Conference website now!
Registration link
can be found on the Conference Website link above.
Early Bird Deadline ends on October 19th.
Prices go up by $20 after that date!!

Conference Hotel Reservations
Conference Hotel Rate ENDS TOMORROW, Oct. 14th!!
The 2021 Fall Conference hotel is the Drury Plaza Broadview Hotel.
There is a large block of rooms reserved for KAEA conference attendees at a special rate of $118 per night either single king deluxe or double queen deluxe, 
available both/either Thursday October 28th and Friday October 29th. 
Please use code 2353760 when making your reservation. 
Parking, normally $10 (on-site, covered) per day is included for KAEA conference attendees.

Workshop Offerings
Workshops are filling up--register soon to 
get your favorites!!
There are a variety of workshops to choose from. 
It would be a good idea to peruse the choices and have your choices 
written down--with second and third choices-- prior to registering 
to make it easier! Especially if your district is doing the registration for you!
(Keep in mind that for sessions 1 thru 4: 
You need to choose
EITHER an A/B combo OR a C session)

The Members Only Art Exhibit
Deadline to send your images is October 19th
This is a great and easy way to show off your talents
with this digital format! 
You must be a conference registrant to participate. 
Check out entry information on the conference website and submit your pieces!! It's super easy!

T-Shirts and Aprons
October 15th is the last day to pre-order 
T-shirts and Aprons!!
Pre-Order your conference shirt and/or apron with your registration!
District won't pay for your t-shirt with your registration?--no problem!
There are directions on the website as to how you can send in a check
to pre-order. 
All orders are due by October 15th--through registration or check.

Silent and Live Auction and Raffle            
         Don't forget to bring something to 
donate and money to buy!!
Check out the offerings throughout the
conference--browse often....and bid often!! 
We have some really special pieces to auction off this year!
(All proceeds go toward funding the 
Pre-Service Conference Grants.)
We will also be auctioning off the painting that Miss Kansas Anika Wooten did 
for our Youth Art Month Celebration! 

Suitcase Sale  
Deadline to reserve a table is 
October 19th                      
Reserve a spot to sell your wares! This is always a highlight of the conference! Check the website for details.

College Credit is Available

This is a great opportunity to get college credit at a great price!
Information will be available at the check-in table.

Pre-Conference Social

There will be a pre-conference social activity for those arriving 
Thursday evening in the Drury hotel lobby. Come join your 
fellow art people for socialization and some 
low-key creating to wind down from your drive!

The Schedule

Take a look at the schedule to see all of things that we will be doing when!! 
We don't want you to miss out on anything!!
If you have any questions--contact:
Registration questions? Linda Nelson-Bova
General Conference questions?
Natalie Brown

KAEA Mission Statement

KAEA is dedicated to the advancement of the human and cultural understanding through the study of art by providing opportunities for professional growth and development, exchange of knowledge and ideas, and service and leadership for the advancement of quality art education.