Student Resources (Forms, Links, and Websites)

ARTE Program Graduate Due Dates

This calendar contains important dates concerning graduation and exit requirements for UNM’s MA in Art Education.

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National Art Education Association

“Founded in 1947, the National Art Education Association is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators… members include elementary, middle, and high school visual arts educators; college and university professors; university students preparing to become art educators; researchers and scholars; teaching artists; administrators and supervisors; and art museum educators—as well as more than 54,000 students who are members of the National Art Honor Society. We represent members in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, U.S. Possessions, most Canadian Provinces, U.S. military bases around the world, and 25 foreign countries… the National Art Education Association (NAEA) advances visual arts education to fulfill human potential and promote global understanding.”

National Core Art Standards

The New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) has adopted the National Core Arts Standards (NCAS) to function as the state-level visual art standards for New Mexico:

  1. CREATING
  2. PERFORMING/PRESENTING/PRODUCING
  3. RESPONDING
  4. CONNECTING

For more information on NCAS Anchor Standards and Model Cornerstone Assessments please visit the NMPEDStandards Resource Page or the Home Page of the National Core Arts Standards.

National Evaluation Series (NES) Tests

Students pursuing New Mexico preK-12 Visual Arts Licensure will need to take and pass the following National Evaluation Series (NES) tests prior to the start of their student teaching practicum:

  1. a)    Essential Academic Skills:Subtests NES001 (Reading), NES002 (Writing), and NES003 (Mathematics): Passing Score= 220
  2. b)    NT503 Art:Passing Score= 224
  3. c)   NT051 Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Elementary:Passing Score= 222 orNT052 Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary: Passing Score= 220*

*Students can technically take and pass the NT051 or NT502 professional knowledge tests after student teaching but cannot apply for licensure until all scores are reported.

Copies of test scores should be submitted to UNM’s College of Education through the NES testing organization.  More information, test dates, test registration, practice tests, and study guides can be found at:

http://www.nmta.nesinc.com/TestView.aspx?f=HTML_FRAG/NT001_TestPage.html

http://www.nmta.nesinc.com/TestView.aspx?f=HTML_FRAG/NT051_TestPage.html

http://www.nmta.nesinc.com/TestView.aspx?f=HTML_FRAG/NT052_TestPage.html

http://www.nmta.nesinc.com/TestView.aspx?f=HTML_FRAG/NT503_TestPage.html

The College of Education offers a series of workshops to help students prepare for the NES Essential Skills Tests.  Dates and registration can be found at: https://coe.unm.edu/administration/center-for-student-success/nes-test-prep.html

New Mexico Art Education Association (NMAEA)

“The New Mexico Art Education Association is a 501c3 non-profit organization created by art educators for art educators from across our state of New Mexico. NMAEA is an affiliate of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) of over 20,000 members from across the country… the mission of the New Mexico Art Education Association is to advance and enhance high quality, licensed art education within our state by offering professional development, leadership and service opportunities for its members.” (http://www.newmexicoarteducators.org)

New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED)

Information and resources for New Mexico’s community of preK-12 educators.

Pinterest: @lobosarted

Welcome to the Pinterest page of the University of New Mexico’s Art Education Program: References & resources for our pre-service teachers and Art ED community!

Twitter: @lobosarted

Tweeting about upcoming events and news associated with the University of New Mexico’s Art Education Program…

University of New Mexico Home Page

General information about UNM admission requirements and procedures, student life, available services, bookstore and library resources, academic calendar, etc.

UNM Graduate Student Applications

If you are interested in more information about the graduate program in art education and/or application procedures and requirements, please request information from:

Art Education Program Graduate Advisor

Art Building Room 255

MSC05 3040

1 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-1231

(505) 277-4112

email: art255@unm.edu

*Fall Semester applications are due March 30th; Spring Semester applications are due October 30th.

UNM Graduate Studies Program of Study Approval Form (MA Students Only)

This form needs to be completed and submitted to UNM’s Office of Graduate Studies one semester before the completion of graduate-level course work (Deadlines: March 30thfor Fall Graduation and October 30thfor Spring Graduation).

UNM Master of Arts in Art Education Handbook (currently under revision)

This resource outlines the organization, schedule, procedures, and requirements for UNM’s MA in Art Education.

UNM Undergraduate Student Applications

If you are interested in more information about the undergraduate program in art education and/or application procedures and requirements, please request information from:

College of Fine Arts Advisement Center

1103 Center for the Arts (Popejoy Hall Building 62)

1 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-1231

(505) 227-4817 or (505) 277-0708

email: finearts@unm.edu