Who We Are:
The CAPE AND ISLANDS ART EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION (CCIAEA) was founded in 2003 as a collaborative effort between prospective, current and retired art educators and their supporters. Led by a volunteer advisory committee representing the diversity of our community, the association represents a cross-section of the visual art education community on the Cape and Islands.
What We Do:
Regular monthly meetings range in content from hands-on activities, guest artists and lectures, demonstrations of best practice to arts advocacy.
Where We Meet:
Meetings are held at area schools and other cultural institutions.
When We Meet:
Meetings are scheduled once a month from September to June. The Board of Directors meets monthly prior to member's meetings.
Why We Do This:
We are devoted to the nurturing and support of the goals and aspirations of art educators in the Cape and Islands region. We believe that sharing work and life experience actively encourages the social, academic and creative growth that enhances our classroom performance and enriches the content we provide our students. We are devoted to finding avenues of ongoing educational opportunities for ourselves and our community. We also believe that as a collective group we can speak with a clear and weighty voice to those issues directly impacting the access to and quality of art education across the region.