Art Advocacy is an essential aspect of art education. As professional art educators it is our responsibility to make others understand the essential value that visual arts education holds for learners. Have you taken time to enlighten anyone about the importance of a visual arts education? Who needs to hear your voice? Administrators? Parents? Other educators? School Board members? Local Legislators?

As 2
nd Vice President it is my honor to work with the PR/Advocacy Chairpersons from each region to help you find your voice for art education. Our committee meets five times a year to develop methods of advocacy for art educators, methods to promote outstanding art educators within our organization, and to keep abreast of the ever changing trends in art education.
- Carrie Barnett


2017 PR/Advocacy Committee Members 

2nd Vice President- Carrie Barnett  Alliance Representative –Tim Katz (Executive Director OAAE)
Marketing Chairperson-Michelle Kane Central – Dana Schomberg
East – Tiffany Scanlan East Central - Terry Bradshaw
 North Central - Tracy Mathys North East – Trina Parrish
North West – Gayle Mulder South East - (open position)
South West - Jane Taylor & Karen Rellar West – Heather Wakler