Become part of the largest professional organization established by visual arts educators for visual arts educators! When you join or renew your NAEA membership you also become a VATA member. Your dues give you professional benefits and support Art Education in Vermont.

The National Art Education Association (NAEA) and their State affiliates like VATA  ( The Vermont Art Teachers Association) advance visual arts education to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding. NAEA supports visual arts educators to bolster your teaching, your career, and your creativity. NAEA resources, benefits, and opportunities are continuously created in direct response to the timely needs of art educators and your students.

The Benefits of Membership Include:

Professional Development: Access timely learning resources including the National Visual Arts Standards that support teaching and learning as well as FREE access to Virtual Art Educators monthly webinars and all webinar archives.
Connectivity: Join the conversation with Collaborate, an interactive, dynamic online professional space, available exclusively to NAEA members. Share information and resources, gain inspiration, and make connections—anytime, anywhere..
Subscriptions: FREE subscriptions to the premier Journal of Art Education and NAEA News—a $72 VALUE!
Leadership: Join Issues Groups and Editorial Boards, serve as a National Convention Proposal Reviewer, participate in international travel/research delegations, be elected to serve on the Board of Directors, apply for the School for Art Leaders, and more!
Discounts: Participate in the NAEA National Convention – submit a presentation proposal, purchase new books and advocacy merchandise, discounted premiere publications, such as the Studies in Art Education, and more—all at a discounted rate! Also, learn about discounts on a variety of insurance programs including Professional Liability Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Auto & Home Insurance, and Additional Plans & Benefits through Forrest T. Jones & Companyoffsite link.
Recognition: Gain eligibility for national recognition through awards, grants, and a National Art Honor Society Chapter!
Advocacy: Resources for advocating the importance of visual arts education are at your fingertips!