The ACM SIGGRAPH Education Committee supports educators in computer graphics and interactive techniques. This work encompasses both technical, creative, applied and interdisciplinary studies at all post-secondary levels that intersect curricular areas of computer science, engineering, art, design and related disciplines. The Education Committee undertakes a broad range of projects and activities in support of the computer graphics and interactive techniques education community, such as developing curriculum guidelines, providing instructional resources, organizing SIGGRAPH Conference-related activities and outreach at both post-secondary levels as well as K-12. For more information please see the Education Committee website and the latest ACM SIGGRAPH Annual Report (scroll down to the Education Committee).The Chair is responsible for the following:
- Recruiting, organizing and meeting with the Education Committee
- Organizing and monitoring the different ACM SIGGRAPH related activities of the Education Committee as shown on theEducation Committee website.
- Acting as a liaison between the Education Committee and the EC to advise the EC and to ensure that the Committee’s activities are aligned with the strategic priorities of the EC
- Initiating and coordinating projects of interest to ACM SIGGRAPH and the Education Community
The Chair must submit a budget request to the Executive Committee every January and submit an annual report in June. The Chair can expect to spend an average of 5 or more hours/week on the chair activities. For those interested in applying for this position, please contact Rebecca Strzelec. Only applicants who are ACM SIGGRAPH members in good standing as of the application deadline will be considered. Provide a CV and vision statement (why you’re interested in being chair and what you hope to accomplish in this volunteer role). The Nominations Committee will review all the candidates, conduct interviews if necessary, and make recommendations to the ACM SIGGRAPH Executive Committee in order to approve the next Chair. The deadline for applying is July 30, 2021 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled and the term will begin on September 1, 2021. The term is three years, renewable once.