D. JACK DAVIS ENDOWED LECTURE (3/12/2008)

When D. Jack Davis retired from the deanship of the School of Visual Arts (now the College of Visual Arts and Design) at the University of North Texas, the School’s Advisory Board, under the leadership of Raymond D. Nasher, Chair, established an endowed lecture in art education in recognition of Dr. Davis’ contributions to the arts and arts education and his many years of administrative service at the University of North Texas. The purpose of the lecture is to bring to campus, on a regular basis, a nationally known individual to campus to speak to students, faculty, and the larger arts community about current issues in art education and/or arts leadership.


LECTURER
 

Deborah B. Reeve, EdD, is the Executive Director of the National Art Education Association, headquartered in Reston, Virginia. Prior to assuming this position, she was Deputy Executive Director of the National Association of Elementary School Principals. She has a degree in art education, has taught art at the PreK-12 levels, and has held an adjunct faculty position in the graduate school at Lesley College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has been a consultant to state, national and international educational organizations and has worked at the national level with the White House, the U.S. Department of Education, and other agencies in the federal government. She is also a visual artist; her paintings are exhibited at Gallery West in Alexandria, VA, where she is a member artist, and at Cranbury Gallery in Princeton, NJ.


RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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D. JACK DAVIS ENDOWED LECTURE

2009 TAEA PRESENTATION