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This is the official journal of the National Art Education Association. The topics focus on art education and those with an interest in quality visual arts education. It’s a bi-monthly, full color publication that includes an instructional Resource article.
2017 Nomination Information/Forms
Who May Nominate?
Art Educator of the Year Awards- Individual Members
Distinguished Service Awards - Individual Members, Business advocates, School officials, or interested persons that support and advance art education.
MAEA members who meet the established criteria. Membership is not required for the Distinguished Service award.
Nominations and supporting documentation are submitted to the MAEA Awards Coordinator.
The Michigan Art Education Association is divided into seven job-alike categories called Divisions: Elementary, Secondary, Middle Level, Higher Education, Preservice, Supervision and Administration, and Museum Education. We also have a category to nominate a Retired Art Educator- Emeritus Art Educator of the Year.
Awards are presented in the fall at the annual NAEA convention. Winners are announced and notified via email in August.
Upon notification, each award recipient is asked to provide pertinent information so press releases may be sent by the national office to employers, local media, art departments, school administrators, etc.
2017 Nomination Forms
The MAEA Memorial Art Educator SCHOLARSHIP was established as a result of many memorial contributions to the MAEA for scholarships upon the death of Ed Jacomo: outstanding Alma College art educator, recipient of the Governor's Arts Award for Education, a mentor to many and a 'true disciple' of art education.
Find a variety of effective grants, program information, and funding opportunities from NAEA.
This scholarship is granted annual for up to $500 to MAEA members.