Art Education students are afforded many professional opportunities beyond the classroom.
Students are encouraged to attend and present at local, state, and national conferences for art educators.
Students have access to a state-of-the-art art computer lab for enhancing knowledge and skills in new technologies, which includes studies in visual culture and media literacy,
Students gain valuable skills and experience through a partnership agreement with Buffalo Public Schools, which provides in-service and pre-service teacher training as well as opportunities for applied research and practica.
An active AED Student Chapter affiliated with the New York State Art Teachers Association (NYSATA) and the National Art Education Association (NAEA) initiates numerous professional development activities for students to polish leadership skills.
The fact that alumni are teaching and working in all 50 states, and many foreign countries attests that the art education curriculum, facilities, and results are truly world class.