Amanda Allison is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Art Education at Texas Christian University. She is an expert of preservice art education, therapeutic art, disability, arts advocacy, and inservice art education.
Areas of Expertise (5)
Inservice Art Education
Preservice Art Education
15 Notable Art Professors in Dallas/Fort Worth (professional)
“15 Notable Art Professors in Dallas/Fort Worth” The Art Career Center, 2016
University of North Texas: Ph.D., Art Education 2008
Northwestern State University: M.A., Art 2000
Louisiana State University: B.A., Art Education 1996
- Texas Art Education Association
- National Art Education Association
No Art Teacher Left Behind: Professional development that really matters in an age of accountabilityArts Education Policy Review
Teacher professional development is a chief concern of states, districts, and schools in the wake of high-stakes accountability measures such as No Child Left Behind (NCLB). The goals and practices of professional development are often disconnected, and this misalignment affects art teachers in unique ways. Art teachers are often “left behind,” without the opportunity for content-specific professional development experiences.