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Education

Professional Experience

Research Activities

Awards

Grants

Professional Affiliations

Selected Professional Presentations

Selected Workshops and Training Presentations

Selected Art Exhibits

Leadership and Professional Involvement

Campus and Community Involvement

Community Outreach/Partnerships

Donalyn Heise

Art Education
Associate Professor
Art Education Program Coordinator
OFFICE: Art & Communication 112A
PH: 901/678-3052
FAX: 901/678-2735
EMAIL: dheise2@memphis.edu


EDUCATION

Doctor of Education Instructional Technology and Distance Education, 2001
Nova Southeastern University; Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dissertation Title: Implementation of a Combination Traditional and Online Professional Development to Improve Teachers Technology Competencies.

Gifted Endorsement, 1996, University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Master of Secondary Education with Arts Emphasis, 1995, University of Nebraska at Omaha. Thesis title: Investigative Study of Nebraska Art Teachers’ Perceptions and Usage of the Internet.

Bachelor of Science in Art Education. Graduated Cum Laude. 1987, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University Level

Art Education Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor of Art Education
University of Memphis, 2004-present

Assistant Professor of Art Education, College of Fine Arts, 2000–2004
University of Nebraska at Omaha; Omaha, Nebraska.

Director
Center for Innovation in Arts Education. 2000–2004
Omaha, Nebraska.

Faculty and co-coordinator of Prairie Visions Summer Institute
One of The Getty Center’s Regional Institutes, hosted by state art museums, 1995-2004.

Instructor and course developer of Information Media Literacy Online
University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2000-2001

Adjunct Faculty
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences. Microcomputers for Educators with An Arts Focus, Summer 1995, 2000, 2001. University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant
University of Nebraska at Omaha, Fall 1993-Spring 1995
Teaching responsibilities included supervising the technology lab, trouble-shooting computers, conducting lecture demonstrations on using the Internet, word processing, database, presentation software, hypermedia, spreadsheets, projection equipment, and other computer applications and instructional systems. Research assignment included development of database of internet  resources for arts education, and assisting the Office of Internet Studies on statewide research on effectiveness of internet for arts education.

Instructor of Pottery
Leisure classes Spring and Fall 1989
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


University Level – Classes Taught

ART 2000: Art for Elementary Classroom (U) UNO
ART 3050: Art for the Elementary Classroom (U) UNO
ART 3360: Arts and Crafts (U) UNO
TED 4300: Supervision of Student Teachers in Art (U) UNO
TED 8540: Microcomputers for Educators with an Arts Emphasis (G) UNO
TED 8540: Microcomputers for Educators (G) UNO
ART 3411: Primary Sch Art Pract. (U) U of M
ART 3414:Art for Children (U) U of M
ART 3416: Middle School Art Prac. (U) U of M
ART 3423: Art for Secondary Schools (U) U of M
ART 4314: Primary School Art Prac. (U) U of M
ART 4410: Art Educ Independent Study (U) U of M
ART 4418: High Sch Art Prac (U) U of M
ART 4420: Alternative Art Ed Prac. (U) U of M
ART 4427: Methods & Materials of Art Instructions (U) U of M
ART 4430: (U) Community Art Project (U) U of M
ART 4441: Art Ed Professional Seminar (U) U of M
ART 6410: Art Educ Independ Study (?) U of M
ART 7420: Meth K-12 Art Instruct (G) U of M


University Level – Mentoring

BFA - Emily Avery 2007
Masters of Fine Art - Kristen Mudd 2007
BFA Art Education - Robyn Nickell 2006
BFA Art Education - Noelle Beal 2006
BFA Art Education - Kristen Carver 2005
Masters - Anthony Brisbois 2003
Masters - Scott Sturgeon 2002
Masters - Danielle Pogue 2002
Masters of Ed - Dawn Selling 2001
Masters of Ed - Laura Cartwright 2001


K12 Level

Art Teacher
Bright Lights Institute, Art and Internet Technology , Lincoln, Nebraska. Summer 1995

Art Teacher , grades 6-8
St. Amant Middle School, St. Amant, Louisiana. 1990-1992

Language Arts Teacher , grades 7-8
St. Amant Middle School, St. Amant, Louisiana. 1990-1992

Art Teacher, grades K-4
St. Thomas More School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 1988-1990

Mathematics Teacher, grades 6-7
St. Thomas More School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 1988-1990

Reading Teacher, grade 7
St. Amant Elementary School, St. Amant, Louisiana. 1988

Religious Education Teacher
St. Theresa Catholic Church, Sugarland, Texas. 1982-1983


Administrative Experience

Art Education Program Coordinator
University of Memphis. 2004-present

Director
Center for Innovation in Arts Education, University of Nebraska. Omaha, Nebraska. 2000–2004
Provides an institutional base and ongoing opportunities for exploration of innovative approaches to comprehensive arts education, including research, professional development, and  art-based community outreach initiatives.

Co-Coordinator of the Nebraska Arts Education Consortium
2000 – 2004

Art and Technology Consultant
For ARTnet Nebraska, a project of the Nebraska Art Teachers Association, the Nebraska Department of Education, and the Nebraska Arts Council. 1994 – 2003
Responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of the web site and communication.

Consultant
Transforming Education Through the Arts Consortium (TETAC) project. 2001
A project of Annenberg Foundation.

Art and Technology Coordinator
1995-1999
The Community Discovered: The Search for Meaning Through the Integration of Art and Technology, a U.S. Department of Education Technology Innovation Challenge Grant that partnered with 3 state art museums, the Smithsonian National Museum of American Art to provide professional development and curriculum development for teachers.

Coordinator for ConferNet '99
One of the nation's first K-12 academic, art-based virtual conferences. 1998-1999

Art and Technology Consultant
Office of Internet Studies, UNO. 1994-1995
Responsible for assisting in research related to the appraisal of Statewide Internet Implementation on Nebraska K-12 Education, the development of survey instruments and data analysis of Art and Technology Integration project, and creating annotated bibliography of Internet Art resources for educators, searching the Internet for education sites, and html authoring.

Art and Technology Consultant
Nebraska Department of Education. 1994 – 1999
Responsibilities included designing and developing technology training for Prairie Visions, the National Center for Leadership and Collaborative Practice in Discipline Based Art Education, and maintaining the ARTnet Nebraska web site and listserv, (the electronic network for Prairie Visions), and Donalyn Heise's Guide to Art Resources on the Internet. Other responsibilities include facilitating effective statewide training to support Art and Equity integration, establishing a database of best practice lessons and resources, and developing an effective P.A.L.S. program (Partners in ARTnet Linked Services). The PA.L.S. Program provides workshops, and uses mentors for development of effective interdisciplinary and technology integrated DBAE curriculum.

Board of Education Member
Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Amant, La. 1986-88

Owner/Operator
Creative Art Works. 1982-1986
Small business consisting of production and sales of porcelain art works, original oil paintings, and various crafts.


RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Book Chapters:

Heise, D.(____). Folk art and art education. In C. Crown (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. University of North Caroline Press.

Heise, D. (in print) Fostering Resiliency Through the Arts. In Tavin, K. & Morris, C.B (eds) Standing up, for a Change: Voices of Arts Educators.


Selected Refereed Journal Articles:

Heise, D. (_____) Anticipatory Sets for Art Education. NAEA Advisory, 2008.

Heise, D. (2007) Differentiation of Instruction in the Artroom. NAEA Advisory, Winter 2007.

Heise, D. (2004). Is visual culture becoming our canon of art? Art Education, 57(5) 41-46.

Heise, D. (2004). Playing it safe in the artroom. Journal of Social Theory in Arts Education. 24(24) 163-179.

Heise, D. (2003). Canceling the queers heightens national awareness in arts education. Journal of Social Theory in Arts Education. Vol 23 167-173.

Heise, D. (2000) Integrating Art & Technology: A collaborative effort. The Perspectives – Fall 2000.

Heise, D. (1999). Creating interaction in an online distance learning environment. Journal of Online Learning, 10(4)27-28.

Heise, D., & Grandgenett, N.F. (1996). Perspectives on the use of internet in art classrooms. Art Education, 9(4)12-18.


Reviewer:

Heise, D. (2008). International Journal for Multicultural Education, Chang, H. (Ed). 10(1).2008.


Other Articles:

Heise, D. (2008) Promoting Excellence in Art Education. The Volunteer Canvas.  Summer 2008

Heise, D. (2008) Letter to new art teachers. The Volunteer Canvas.  Spring 2008

Heise, D. (2008). Chaos in the artroom. The Volunteer Canvas. (p.12) Winter 2008.

Heise, D. et al; (2006). Red Grooms Curriculum Resources. Exhibition organized by the Tennessee State Museum from the collection of Walter G. Knestrick and funded by Tennessee Arts Commission. Art Museum of the University of Memphis.

Blocker, J.B; Crane, B.; Heise, D.; Myers, K.; Ruch, E.; Sims. S.; Wilson, C. (2006). The Arts Interviews Teacher’s Guide. True Stories Pictures, Inc.

Heise, D. (2004). Checklist for comprehensive arts education. Young Audiences, Inc. arts4learning.org

Heise, D. (2000). Integrating art, reading, and technology, Flatwater, 20(1). Winter 2000.


International Juried Papers and/or Addresses Delivered:

Heise, D. & Ruch, B. (2005). A model program in comprehensive arts education. U.S.-China Joint Education Conference, Beijing Normal University. Beijing, China.


International Invited Lecture:

Heise, D. (2001) Invited lecture presented at the Jamaica School Kingston Jamaica.


Selected National Juried Papers and/or Addresses Delivered:

Heise, D. (2007). Alternative Arts Education. Paper presented at the National And Education convention. New York, 2007

Heise, D. (2006). Art Starts. Paper presented at the National Art Education Convention. Chicago, Il 2006.

Heise, D. (2006). Art Games: Teaching Aesthetics.  Paper presented at the National Art Education Association  Conference, Chicago, Ilinois.

Heise, D. (2005). Motivating Secondary Students in Art. Panel Discussion at the National Art Education Association Conference, Boston.

Heise, D. (2005). Classroom Management in the Artroom. Research Presentation at the National Art Education Association Conference, Boston.

Heise, D. (2004). Folk Arts: Teaching at a Distance.  Paper presented at the NAEA Convention Denver, CO.

Heise, D. (2004). College/Pre-Service Collaborations. Paper presented at the Young Audiences, Inc. Leadership in Dallas, Texas, February 2004.

Heise, D. (2004). Best Practices in Classroom Management.  A presentation at the Young Audiences, Inc. Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas February 2004.

NAEA-EMIG Electronic Gallery Exhibition, NAEA Convention, Denver, CO

Heise, D. (2003). Prairie Visions: Art and Democracy. Paper presented at the National Art Education Association Conference, Minneapolis.

Heise, D. (2003). International Quilt Online A paper presented at the National Art Education Association Conference, Minneapolis.

NAEA-EMIG Electronic Gallery Exhibition, Miami, FL, March 2002

Heise, D. (2001). Transforming Violence n2 Peace Through The Power of Art a presented at the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention New York.

Heise, D. (2001). Quilt Online a paper presented at the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention New York

Heise, D. (2000). Implementation of a Combination of Traditional and Online Professional Development to Improve Teacher Competencies in the Use of Computer Technology, Nova Southeastern University Summer Institute, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Heise, D. (2000). Coordinating An Art-Based Virtual Conference, Nova Southeastern University Summer Institute, August 2000, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Heise, D. (2000). Coordinating an Art-Based Virtual Conference, A paper presented at the National Art Education Association NAEA Convention, L.A.

Heise, D. (1999). ConferNet '99: Discovering Community Through the Art of Posters, a paper presented at the Nebraska Art Teachers Association conference Omaha, NE

Heise, D. (1999). Art and Technology Integration, NAESP Conference, San Francisco, Calif.
Heise, D. (1999). Exploring the Art and Internet Connection.  NAEA Annual Conference. March 21-26, 1996, San Francisco, California.

Heise, D. (1999). Nebraska Art Teachers’ Perceptions and Usage of Internet in  K-12 Classrooms. NAEA Annual Conference, March 21-26, San Francisco, California.

Heise, D. (1997). The Community Discovered: Creating a Community of Learners for Tomorrow's World, National Education and Computing Conference (NECC),Seattle, WA.

Heise, D. (1997). The Community Discovered: The Integration of Art and Technology, NAEA Annual Conference, , New Orleans, LA.

Heise, D. (1996). Exploring the Art and Internet Connection. NAEA Annual Conference. March 21-26, 1996, San Francisco, CA

Heise, D. (1996) Nebraska Art Teachers' Perceptions and Usage of Internet in K-12 Classrooms. NAEA Annual Conference, March 21-26, San Francisco, CA


National Invited Lectures:

Heise, D. (2007, October). Anticipatory Sets for Art Education. Workshop for Shelby County Schools Inservice. University of Memphis Campus.

Heise, D. (2002). Transforming Violence n2 Peace Through The Power of Art Keynote presentation for the Maine Art Education Association Conference in Haystack, Maine, September 2002.


Selected Regional Juried Papers and/or Addresses Delivered:

Heise, D. (2008). Survival Guide for TA's: Dealing with Disruptive Students. (Jan 2008). A presentation to the University of Memphis Teaching Assistant's.

Heise, D. (2007). Anticipatory Sets for Art Education. (2007) Paper presented at the Tennessee Art Education Association Conference. Watkins College of Art, Nashville, TN.

Heise, D. (2005). Art Games: Teaching Aesthetics.  A workshop for Memphis iCitiy Schools, Memphis TN. 2006

Heise, D. (2005). Classroom Management for Teaching Artists. Workshop for Sante Fe Opera. Santa Fe, NM. January 8, 2005.

University of Memphis - Fall Faculty Exhibition, Jones Hall Gallery, Memphis, TN (Fall 2005)

Heise, D. (2005). Art Games: Teaching Aesthetics.  Paper presented at the Tennessee Art Education Association Conference (TAEA) Fall Conference, MCA, Memphis TN.

Arts4learning - Checklist for Characteristics of Exemplary Units in Comprehensive Arts Education (http://arts4learning.org/resources.aspx?rid=54)

Heise, D. (2002). Using the Arts for Healing. A paper presented at the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention in Miami.

Heise, D. (2002). Discovering the Gift Within Each Tragedy Through the Power of Art, A paper presented at the Cadre Seminar, TAC Building, Omaha, Nebraska.

NATA - Art Ed Juried Exhibition, Hastings College, Hastings NE (October 2002)

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Research Triangle: Study Effectiveness of Online Course Desig (http://www.unomaha.edu/graduate/restriangles/2002rtchart.htm)

Heise, D. (2001). Effective Web Technologies to Enhance Student Learning.  A paper presented at the Midwest Internet Institute, Lincoln Nebraska.

Period Gallery - Spiritual III: An Invitational Juried Exhibition.

University of Nebraska at Omaha, Weber Fine Arts Gallery - UNO Fall Faculty Exhibition.

Heise, D. (2000). Going the Distance, Invited lecture at the Educational Technology 2010,  A paper presented at the Central Nebraska Information Technology Conference, Feb, 2000 Grand Island, Nebraska.

USDE Technology Innovation Challenge Grant - Quickcam Instructions. Http://communitydisc.westside66.org/HTML/resources/tutorials/quickcam.html

USDE Technology Innovation Challenge Grant - Arts Integration Model (http://communitydisc.westside66.org/HTML/donalyn/aim.html)

Heise, D. (1999). A Professional Development Model for Technology Integration, A paper presented at the Nebraska Educational Technology (NETA) conference, Omaha, Nebraska

Heise, D. (1998). The Community Discovered Challenge Grant and its Impact on Education Reform, A paper presented at the Nebraska Educational Technology (NETA) conference, Nebraska (April 3, 1998)

Heise, D. (1997). Behind the Screen: Let the Technology Work for You, A paper presentation at the Midwest Internet Institute, Lincoln Nebraska

Heise, D. (1996). Connecting Classrooms Statewide: Evaluation of the Nebraska Plan. A paper presentation at the MOREnet Conference, Columbia, Missouri.

Heise, D. (1996). Innovative Uses of Internet in K-12 Classrooms,  A paper presented at the Nebraska Association for the Gifted (NAG) Spring Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Heise, D. (1996). DBAE and Internet Technology. A paper presented at the MOREnet Conference, Columbia, Missouri.

Heise, D. (1996). Transforming Teaching and Learning Through the Internet. A paper presented at the Nebraska Department of Education Annual Staff Development Conference, April 25, 1996, Lincoln Nebraska.

Heise, D. (1996). ARTnet Nebraska. A paper presented at the Nebraska Educational Technology Association (NETA) Conference, April 1996, Omaha, Nebraska.

Heise, D. (1996). Conducting Research on the Internet. A paper presented at the Nebraska Educational Technology Association (NETA) Conference, Omaha, Nebraska

Heise, D. (1996). Nebraska Art Teachers’ Perception and Usage of Internet Technology. A paper presented at the Nebraska Educational Technology Association (NETA) Conference, Omaha, Nebraska

Heise, D. (1996). ARTnet Nebraska. NETA Conference, April 1996, Omaha, NE

Heise, D. (1996). Conducting Research on the Internet. NETA Conference, April 1996, Omaha, NE

Heise, D. (1995). Creating Global Connections: The Gifted and Internet Technology.  A paper presented at the Nebraska Association for the Gifted (NAG) Spring Conference, February 1995, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Heise, D. (1995). Art and the Internet.  A paper presented at the Nebraska Educational Technology Association (NETA) Spring Conference, Omaha, Nebraska.

Heise, D. (1995). Evaluation of K12 Internet Implementation.  A paper presented at the NEB*SAT Distance Learning Conference (October 5, 1995), Lincoln, Nebraska.

Heise, D. (1995). Using Internet for Learning Projects, A paper presented at the IASCD/IQUE Conference, Des Moines, Iowa. October 2, 1995.


Selected Regional Invited Lectures:

Heise, D. (2005). Differentiation of Instruction in the ArtRoom.  Invited lecture at the Shelby Co Schools Art Teacher Inservice, Southwest Community College, Memphis, TN, 2005.

Heise, D. (2001). Art and Technology Integration, Invited lecture at the University of Nebraska Omaha Friends of Art Lecture Series, January 17, 2001.

Heise, D. (1988). DBAE and The Classroom Teacher.  Invited lecture at St. Thomas More School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


AWARDS

NAEA CEC VSA Beverly Levett Gerber Special Needs Art Education Lifetime Achievement Award. 2009

Tennessee Higher Ed Art Educator of the Year Award. 2007


GRANTS

Paul R. Williams: The Power of Example. IMLS Grant. Co-Investigator of a $58,939 grant to create educational programs for K12 teachers and students and an exhibition of PRW’s work.

2007-2010
TAEA State Fall Professional Development. A $2,500 grant from the Tennessee Arts Comission to support nation's keynote speaker at conference.

2009
Dimensional Dynamics. A $1,000 Teacher Initiative grant co-authored with Dr. Emily B. Ruch and Ms Amy Lutterloh. Funded by the Memphis City Schools Educational Foundation to support vertical teaming and vertical teaching for cross-cultural, inclusive, arts integrated curriculum for university, high school and middle school students.

2005
Using Arts4Learning Website for Developing Arts Curriculum. A $1,500 grant from Young Audiences, Inc. to support field study to investigate the effectiveness of the Arts4Learning website for creating arts integrated curriculum.

2003
Arts Integration Modules. A $4,700 grant from Young Audiences, Inc. to create interactive educational modules for using the Arts for Learning web site.

2003
Art and Technology Integration. A $5,000 Arts Partner grant from the Nebraska Arts Council to coordinate professional development workshops across the state in accessing museum resources.

2003
Prairie Visions: Art and Democracy. A $15,000 grant from the Institute for Educational Inquiry to conduct a professional development symposium.

2002
University of Nebraska Technology Foundation Grant. Art and Technology Integration. A $39,433 grant for a wireless mobile lab for art education classes at the University of Nebraska.

2005
U.S. China Art Education Cultural Exchange. University of Memphis Faculty Research Grant. A $4,500 grant to plan international art based research and to present research at the U.S. China Joint Education Conference at Beijing Normal University.


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

National Art Education Association (NAEA) – 1987  to present
Tennessee Art Education Association (TAEA) – 2004 to present
Nebraska Art Teachers Association (NATA) – President 2001-2004
NAEA-EMIG representative (Electronic Media Interest Group) 1994-2004
Founding member of Nebraska Alliance for Arts Education – 2002-2004
Nebraska Association for the Gifted (NAG)
Nebraska Educational Technology Association (NETA)
Phi Kappa Phi Association
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumni Association
Louisiana State University Alumni Association
International Reading Association (IRA) 2007
Association of Schools and Curriculum Development (ASCD) 2004


SELECTED PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Classroom Management in the Artroom.  Presentation at the NAEA Convention Boston, April 2005.

Motivating Secondary Students in Art.  Facilitated Roundtable Discussion at the NAEA Convention Boston, April 2005.

Folk Arts: Teaching at a Distance.  Presentation at the NAEA Convention Denver, CO, April 20, 2004.

College/Pre-Service Collaborations. Presentation at the Young Audiences, Inc. Leadership in Dallas, Texas. February, 2004.

Best Practices in Classroom Management.  A presentation at the Young Audiences, Inc. Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas. February, 2004.

Prairie Visions: Art and Democracy. Presentation at the National Art Education Association Conference in Minneapolis 2003.

International Quilt Online Presentation for the National Art Education Association Conference in Minneapolis 2003.

Transforming Violence n2 Peace Through The Power of Art Keynote presentation for the Maine Art Education Association Conference in Haystack, Maine, September 2002.

Using the Arts for Healing a presentation at the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention in Miami in March 2002.

Discovering the Gift Within Each Tragedy Through the Power of Art, A presentation at the Cadre Seminar, TAC Building, Omaha, Nebraska. March 2002.

Transforming Violence n2 Peace Through The Power of Art a presentation at the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention in New York in March 2001.

Quilt Online a presentation at the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention New York in March 2001

Effective Web Technologies to Enhance Student Learning. Midwest Internet Institute, Lincoln NE July 2001

Art and Technology Integration, University of Nebraska Omaha Friends of Art Lecture Series, January 17, 2001.

Implementation of a Combination of Traditional and Online Professional Development to Improve Teacher Competencies in the Use of Computer Technology, Nova Southeastern University Summer Institute, August 2000, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Coordinating An Art-Based Virtual Conference, Nova Southeastern University Summer Institute, August 2000, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Coordinating an Art-Based Virtual Conference, NAEA Convention, March 2000, L.A. Calif http://n2learning.com/main/tech/vc/

Going the Distance, Educational Technology 2010, Central NE Information Technology Conference, Feb, 2000 Grand Island, NE.

A Professional Development Model for Technology Integration, NETA conference, April 1999, Omaha, NE

ConferNet '99: Discovering Community Through the Art of Posters, NAEA conference April 1999, Omaha, NE

Art and Technology Integration, NAESP Conference, San Francisco, Calif. March 1999

The Community Discovered Challenge Grant and its Impact on Education Reform, NETA conference, April 3, 1998, NE

Behind the Screen: Let the Technology Work for You, Midwest Internet Institute, August 12, 1997, Lincoln NE

The Community Discovered: Creating a Community of Learners for Tomorrow's World, NECC, June 1997,Seattle, WA.

The Community Discovered: The Integration of Art and Technology, NAEA Annual Conference, March 1 8-23, New Orleans, LA.

Connecting Classrooms Statewide: Evaluation of the Nebraska Plan. MOREnet Conference, March 10-12, 1996, Columbia, Missouri.

Evaluation of K12 Internet Implementation.  NEB*SAT Distance Learning Conference, October 5,1995, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Innovative Uses of Internet in K-12 Classrooms, NAG Spring Conference, February 22-23, 1996, Lincoln, Nebraska.

DBAE and Internet Technology.  MOREnet Conference, March 10-12, 1996, Columbia, Missouri.

Exploring the Art and Internet Connection.  NAEA Annual Conference. March 21-26, 1996, San Francisco, California.

Nebraska Art Teachers’ Perceptions and Usage of Internet in  K-12 Classrooms. NAEA Annual Conference, March 21-26, San Francisco, California.

Transforming Teaching and Learning Through the Internet. Nebraska Department of Education Annual Staff Development Conference, April 25, 1996, Lincoln Nebraska.

ARTnet Nebraska. NETA Conference, April 1996, Omaha, Nebraska.

Conducting Research on the Internet. NETA Conference, April 1996, Omaha, Nebraska

Nebraska Art Teachers’ Perception and Usage of Internet Technology.  NETA Conference, April 1996, Omaha, Nebraska

Creating Global Connections: The Gifted and Internet Technology.  NAG Spring Conference, February 1995, Lincoln, Nebraska.

Art and the Internet.  NETA Spring Conference, April 1995, Omaha, Nebraska.

Using Internet for Learning Projects, IASCD/IQUE Conference, October 2, 1995, Des Moines, Iowa.

DBAE and The Classroom Teacher.  St. Thomas More School, 1988, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.


SELECTED WORKSHOPS AND TRAINING PRESENTATIONS

Heise, D. (2007). Taking the Art Praxis. (2007) Workshop for Memphis City Schools. Memphis College of Art. October 2007.

Heise, D. (2006). Create Power: TEACH! Geier Summer Enrichment Program, University of Memphis 2006.

Heise, D. (2006). Expressive Exploration. A professional development for the Kennedy Center-Partners in Education. The Canon Center, Memphis TN June 5, 2006

Heise, D. (2006). Art Games: Teaching Aesthetics in the Elementary Artroom. A workshop for Memphis City Schools Teachers.. Memphis TN. 2006.

Heise, D. (2004). Meeting the Challenge of Crisis Through Creativity , A Workshop for Cadre Seminar, Omaha, Nebraska February 19, 2004.

Heise, D. (2003). Meeting the Challenge of Crisis Through Creativity , A Workshop for Cadre Seminar, Omaha, Nebraska February 20, 2003.

Heise, D. (2002). Books, Boxes and Boundaries, A Workshop for art teachers at Haystack, Maine. September 2002.

Heise, D. (2002). Public Sculpture and Enculturating Youth in A Political and Social Democracy. Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska. Prairie Visions Summer Institute, June 2002.

Heise, D. (2001). Honoring Our Personal Heroes, A Workshop for classroom teachers at ESU 15 McCook, NE, September 24, 2001.

Heise, D. (2001). Art and Technology Integration, Creating Web-Based Student Learning Pages. A Workshop for ESU 11, Holdrege, NE September 25, 2001.

Heise, D. (2000). Accessing Visual Arts Resources, Tara Heights Elementary, NE Feb 2000

Heise, D. (1999). Enhancing Reading Through the Integration of Art and Technology, 1999, Rockford Illinois. http://artnet.nde.state.ne.us/read&artweb/

Heise, D. (1999). Using Technology to Make Art, 1999, Grand Island, NE. http://artnet.nde.state.ne.us/techartwrkshp.html

Heise, D. (1999). Integrating Art and Technology for Visual Arts Educators, Rockford Ill. 1999.

Heise, D. (1998). Online With Art and Technology In Nebraska, Joslyn Art Museum Docent Training, February 2, 1998, Omaha, NE

Heise, D. (1997). Electronic Portfolios, WCS Staff Development, August 11,1997, Omaha, NE http://n2learning.com/technology/tutorials/portfolio/index.html

Heise, D. (1997). Introduction to Design and Approaches To Value, CD Summer Institute, June 1997, Omaha, NE

Heise, D. (1997). Arts Integration Model, CD Summer Institute, June 1997, Omaha, NE

Heise, D. (1997). Claris Homepage, NATA Spring Workshop, March 1997.

Heise, D. (1997). QuickTime Virtual Reality, CD Staff Development, February 1997, Omaha, NE.

Heise, D. (1996). Using Email and Surfing the NET. Prairie Visions Summer Institute, 1996, Omaha, NE.

Heise, D. (1996). Introduction to the Internet, New Participants Meeting, April 24, 1996, Omaha NE.

Heise, D. (1996). Internet Technology, Prairie Visions, 1995, Omaha, Nebraska.


SELECTED ART EXHIBITS

Heise, D. (2005). UofM Fall Faculty Exhibition. Jones Hall Gallery, University of Memphis 2005.

Heise, D. (2004). NAEA-EMIG Electronic Gallery Exhibition. NAEA Convention, Denver, CO 2004.

Heise, D. (2002). NATA Art Educators Juried Exhibition. Hastings College, October 2002.

Heise, D. (2002). NAEA-EMIG Electronic Gallery Exhibition. NAEA Convention, Miami, 2002 and online.  March 2002.

Heise, D. (2002). Bubba Deaux. A J.Doe Public Sculpture Project. Omaha, NE 2002. http://n2learning.com/main/art/bubbadoe/default.html

Heise, D. (2001). UNO Fall Faculty Exhibition. Weber Fine Arts Gallery, University of Nebraska at Omaha. January 12 - February 2, 2001.

Heise, D. (2001). Spiritual  III. An International Juried Exhibition, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE 2001 http://n2learning.com/main/art/spiritual/default.htm


LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

TAEA Fall Conference Chair, 2008
Women in the Arts Panelist, 2008
Juror for Memphis Airport Authority Art Competition/Exhibition, 2008
President-elect of Tennessee Art Education Association, 2006 – present
Tennessee Art Education Association - Board Member, 2004 - present
Tennessee Art Education Association - Higher Ed Reprensentative, 2008
Tennessee Art Education Association - President Elect, 2008
Tennessee Art Education Association - Delegate at NAEA, 2008
Tennessee Art Education Association - Fall Conference Chair, 2008
Tennessee Art Education Association - Leadership Development, 2008
Juror for Scholastic Art Awards, 2007
NAEA-LGTBIC representative, 2003-2007
Tennessee State Dept of Ed Visual Art Teaching Standards Ad Hoc Committee, 2006
NAEA Delegate, 2002-2005
Center for Innovation in Arts Education Director, 2000-2004
Nebraska Art Teachers Association (NATA) President, 2001-2004
NAEA Electronic Media Interest Group (NAEA-EMIG) Representative,1994-2004
NATA Yourth Art Month (YAM) Planning Committee, 2003-2004
National Art Education Association Delegate , 2002-2003
NAEA Western Region Leadership Academy Participant (San Antonio), 2003
NAEA Western Region Awards Ceremony Presenter (Minneapolis), 2003
Nebraska Alliance For the Arts Nomination Board, 2002
Nebraska Alliance for Arts Education Membership Committee , 2003
Nebraska Art Teachers Association (NATA) President-Elect, 2000-2002
NATA Spring Conference Planning Committee - 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1999-2002
NATA Fall Conference Planning Committee - 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1999-2002
Youth Art Month Guest Speaker, 2002
Co-sponsor of the Nebraska Arts Summit, 2001
Nebraska Alliance For the Arts Reactivation Committee, 2001-2002
Nebraska Alliance for Arts Founding Board Member, 2003
Nebraska Arts Summit Co-Sponsor and Coordinator, 2001
Geier Program, 2006
Transforming Education Through the Arts Consortium (TETAC) Project, 2001 - 2004
ARTnet Nebraska, 1994-1999


CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

University of Memphis - Art Education Faculty Search Chair, 2008
University of Memphis - Art Department Advisory and Planning Committee, 2004-present
University of Memphis - Art Department Curriculum Committee, 2004-present
University of Memphis - College of Ed Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 2004-2008
University of Memphis - College of Ed Teacher Education Advisory Committee, 2004-present
University of Memphis - Scholarship Committee, 2007-present
University of Memphis - Chair Art Ed Faculty Search Committee, 2006-2007
University of Memphis - Art Department Embark Committee, 2006-2007
University of Memphis - Art Department Scholarship Committee, 2006-2007
University of Memphis - Art Education Faculty Search Chair, 2007
University of Nebraska at Omaha - CFA Dept Art & Art Hist Safety Committee, 2001-2004
S.W.A.T. Coordinator Omaha Region(Community Art Advocacy Initiative), 2003-2004
University of Nebraska at Omaha - CFA Dept Art & Art Hist Outreach Committee, 2002-2004
University of Nebraska at Omaha Academic Program Review Team, 2003-2004
University of Nebraska at Omaha - Advisory Committee, 2002-2004
University of Nebraska at Omaha - Distance Education Advisory Committee, 2002-2004
University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Fine Art High Tech Committee, 2000 - 2004
University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Fine Art Safety Committee, 2000 - 2004
Judge for Nebraska Scholastic Art Competition, 2002, 2004
Joslyn Art Museum Association (JAMA) Member, 2001 - 2004
Joslyn Art Museum Member,1994 – 2004
University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Fine Art Friends of Art Member, 2001 - 2004
University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Fine Art Women’s’ Faculty Club, 2001 – 2004
University of Nebraska at Omaha - College of Fine Arts High Tech Committee, 2001-2003
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art Window Community Art Project participant, 2003
University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Fine Art Dept Outreach Committee, 2001-2002
University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Fine Art United Way Volunteer, 2001-2002
Omaha World Herald Nebraska Scholastic Award Guest Speaker, 2002
University of Nebraska at Omaha - College of Fine Arts United Way Campaign Coordinator, 2001-2002
University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Fine Art Dept Advisory Committee, 2001
Created Recognition of Distinguished Service Award for UNO Staff Advisory Council, 2001


COMMUNITY OUTREACH/PARTNERSHIPS

L.I.F.E. - K16 community art collaboration (2008)
Memphis Airport Authority - Art competition juror 2008)
PRW The Power of Example. Collaborative art project with AMUM and AIA.
Belz Asian and Judaic Museum – partnership with university art ed majors
Charles Powell Community Development Center – Collaborative art-based community initiative
Magic Moments . UCP of Midlands provided art instruction to disabled children.
YWCA – After school art instruction at 4 Memphis City Schools.
Red Hat Project – worked with families at Ronald McDonald house to teach them how to knit, coordinate their participation in the University of Memphis Community art project: Red Hat Project. Also helped with the performance art event.
Ronald McDonald House – established partnership for students to teach art to children and families on regular basis.
Katrina shelters – worked to teach art in area shelters to families and children that relocated due to Hurricane Katrina
Martha’s Manor – Volunteered to teach adult women with mental challenges who attend day center.
Family Exchange Center – working with homeless and victims of domestic violence
Shelby County Schools – providing professional development and working collaboratively to place teachers for practicums and student teaching.
Memphis City Schools - providing professional development and working collaboratively to place teachers for practicums and student teaching.
Harbor Town Health and Wellness Center – teaching classes on holistic approach to health through the arts.
St Peter’s Manor – providing art instruction to elderly

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