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ART EDUCATION OPTION STUDENTS MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE CREDENTIAL
ADVISOR TO DISCUSS THE EXIT PORTFOLIO.
THE PORTFOLIO MUST BE SUBMITTED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION TO THE CREDENTIAL PROGRAM IN THE CSUCHICO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION---AT THE
BEGINNING OF THE SEMESTER BEFORE YOUR LAST SEMESTER.
____ 1. A GOOD QUALITY COVER for the 8.5" x 11'' TO 9"X 12"pages (9"x 12" plastic page
sleeves are to be used in the portfolio).
____ 2. A TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE
____ 3. A COVER LETTER FOCUSING ON YOUR EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL
____ 4. PHILOSOPHY OF ART AND RELATED PHILOSOPHY OF ART EDUCATION.
This is an essay. It should be constructed like one; with an introduction, body and summary. It
must include references to at least three sources from literature directly involved in the professional field
of Art Education.
____ 5. BUSINESS CARD. This should be a prototype of an original design by the candidate.
____ 6. CURRICULUM VITAE.
____ 7. TWENTY 35 mm COLOR SLIDES WITH ACCOMPANYING LIST OF THE NUMBERED
_____ TEN SLIDES SHOWING BREADTH OF EXPERTISE AND TEN SLIDES SHOWING DEPTH
_____ EACH SLIDE SHOULD PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT MEDIA, DIMENSIONS, VISUAL
ART FORM, TITLE, DATE OF PRODUCTION.
_____ A PAGE LISTING THE NUMBERED SLIDES (includes the information listed on the slides).
____ 8. ANY NEWS CLIPPING, FLIERS, OR ANNOUNCEMENTS OF EXHIBITS IN WHICH
YOU HAVE PARTICIPATED.
____ 9. A SAMPLE OF YOUR WRITING ABOUT VISUAL ART:
This should be a sample of your writing about Visual Art while enrolled in a class, no earlier than at the
undergraduate level of your education. This may be a particularly successful art history paper, gallery
exhibit review, or other paper addressing an issue related to visual art.
____ 10. OPTIONAL; ONE 8" X 10", OR TWO 5" X 7", BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHIC
PRINTS OF YOUR WORK. ---PRINTS PRODUCED IN A CHEMICAL DARKROOM, NOT ON A
____ 11. OPTIONAL; ONE 8"X10", OR TWO 5"X 7", DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS OF
YOUR WORK. Prints may be in black and white or color. ---PRINTS PRODUCED ON A
COMPUTER, IN THE DIGITAL DARKROOM.
____ 12. OPTIONAL; ANY OTHER INFORMATION THAT BEST MARKETS YOUR ART AND ART
EDUCATION RELATED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE.
Art Education Assessment Committee Chair Signature:
Before prospective candidates for the single subject teaching credential are recommended to a credential program, they are required to present an exit portfolio demonstrating breadth and depth of subject matter competency.
Students completing the Art Education Option are to complete an exit portfolio requirement. The portfolio is to be assessed by the Subject Matter Preparation Advisory and Assessment Committee, according to completion and accuracy of required content, and presentation of the materials. For those planning to apply to the credential program, the completed portfolio is due at the beginning of the semester of application, or no later than the beginning of the last semester before graduation. The portfolio is submitted to the Art Department Credential Advisor for review. The student should be collecting materials for the portfolio throughout the undergraduate years up to the time of submission. Students should discuss progress in regard to the portfolio with the credential advisor each semester throughout their enrollment in the option.