Awards

MAEA Art Educators of the Year 2024

Congratulations to the 2024 MAEA Art Educators of the Year! The MAEA Board of Directors are looking forward to honoring and celebrating the 2024 MAEA Art Educators of the Year.
 
Please join us in celebrating the 2024 Art Educators of the Year on April 11 at 6:30 pm. The awards ceremony will be held in conjunction with the Art Educators of Massachusetts exhibit reception at the Gallery at Villageworks, 525 Massachusetts Avenue Acton, MA 01720. Please RSVP here
 
MAEA Lifetime Achievement Award – Kristi Oliver, Davis Publications, Worcester
Massachusetts Art Educator of the Year – Celia Knight, Gates Elementary School, Acton-Boxborough Regional School District, Acton
Elementary Art Educator of the Year –Jordan Ricciardi, Sanborn Elementary, Andover Public Schools, Andover
Middle Level Art Educator of the Year – Justin Williams, Mendon/Upton Regional School District, Mendon
Higher Education Art Educator of the Year Alicia Gray, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly 
Community Art Educator of the Year Jennessa Burks, Jennessa Art, Worcester
Special Needs Art Educator of the Year Lydia Gruner, Devereux School, Rutland
Exceptional New Art Educator of the Year – Ashley Driscoll, McCarthy-Towne Elementary, Acton-Boxborough Regional School District, Acton
Rising Star Secondary Award – Anaya Pinney, Brockton High School, Brockton
Distinguished Service Within the Profession Stephanie Graham, Mount Everett Regional School, Sheffield
Distinguished Service Outside the Profession Jen Leonard-Solis, Pentucket Arts Foundation, West Newbury


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