Education Specialist in Visual and Media Arts, Outreach
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Jeremy Holien serves as the Visual and Media Arts Education Specialist for Minnesota’s Perpich Center for Arts Education.
He leads standards implementation, professional development, best-practice in curriculum and assessment strategies, arts teacher evaluation processes, and arts program development. He is responsible for professional learning, networks, and innovative initiatives in visual and media arts education. He regularly consults with school teacher and administrative teams, and works with post-secondary teacher preparation programs.
Holien is a co-author of the National Core Arts Standards in Media Arts and co-author of both the 2018 & 2008 Minnesota Academic Standards in the Arts. He draws on his K-12 visual and media arts experience in the US while presenting at local, regional, national, and international conferences on topics that include: the cognitive value of arts education, artistic literacies, technology integration, curriculum/assessment, arts leadership, and professional learning.
Holien is an esteemed visual and media artist and has been recognized for his arts education leadership with the 2015 Art Educators of Minnesota Distinguished Service Within the Profession Award, 2015 PBS Digital Innovator Award, and the 2006 TIES Exceptional Teacher Award. He has studied both visual and media arts at Minnesota State University Moorhead and Bemidji State University. He is a 2015 graduate of the School of Arts Leaders with the National Art Education Association. Holien served as the Director for the National Art Education Association’s Supervision and Administration Division from 2021-2023.