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MAEA Art Educators of the Year 2019

The MAEA Board of Directors is looking forward to honoring and celebrating the 2019 MAEA Art Educators of the Year at the 2019 NAEA Convention in Boston and we hope you will join us!
The awards ceremony has been scheduled for March 16, 2019 at 11:00 – 11:50 a.m. in Meeting Room 310/Center at the Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA. Registration for the NAEA Convention is NOT required to attend the MAEA Awards Ceremony.

MAEA Lifetime Achievement Award –
John Michael Gray – Fine Arts Coordinator, Newton Public Schools, Newton

Art Educator of the Year
Jaimee Taborda – Oxford High School, Oxford

Early Childhood Art Educator of the Year
Meg Kuker – The Family Cooperative, Watertown

Elementary Art Educator of the Year
Alexandra Etscovitz – Memorial Spaulding Elementary, Newton

Secondary Art Educator of the Year
Anne Charron – West Springfield High School, West Springfield

Museum Art Educator of the Year
Christine Jee – Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover

Supervision/Administration Art Educator of the Year
Patty Klibansky – Lynn Public Schools, Lynn

Exceptional New Art Educator of the Year
Jacob Ginga – Field Elementary, Weston

Community Art Educator of the Year
Deb Smook – New Bedford Art Museum/Artworks!, New Bedford

Distinguished Service Within the Profession
Liz Rudnick Reiser – Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston

Distinguished Service Outside the Profession
Candace Lee Heald – AHA!, New Bedford

NAEA National Middle Level Art Educator 2019
Alice Gentili – Mendon-Upton Regional School District


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