Chelsea CwiklikThe NIU Student Chapter of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) welcomes Chelsea Cwiklik, a 2020 MFA graduate of the School of Art and Design to their Invited Speaker Alumni Series. Cwiklik’s presentation, “Not A Normal Year: Navigating the Interview Process and the First Year of Teaching During Unexpected Circumstances” will be broadcast online, Tuesday, October 20 at 5 p.m.

Chelsea graduated from Columbia College in 2012 with a BA in Art Management. She worked in the talent management and hospitality industry before returning to NIU for the Masters in Art and Design Education program, graduating in the summer of 2020. Chelsea was hired during the government mandated shutdown in March and is currently teaching in-person at her new school as a middle dchool art teacher in Greenwich, Connecticut.