Awards

MAEA Art Educators of the Year 2021

Congratulations to the 2021 MAEA Art Educators of the Year! The MAEA Board of Directors are looking forward to honoring and celebrating the 2021 MAEA Art Educators of the Year.

MAEA Lifetime Achievement Award –
Eva Kearney, Winthrop Public Schools

Massachusetts Art Educator of the Year –
Ann Rokosky, Worcester Public Schools

Higher Education Preservice Award –
Ivy Mayer, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Early Childhood Art Educator of the Year –
Bridget O’Leary, Dedham Public Schools

Elementary Art Educator of the Year –
Catie Nasser, Middleton Public Schools

Middle Level Art Educator of the Year –
Louis Martinez, North Brookfield Public Schools

Secondary Art Educator of the Year –
Kristyn Shea, Easton Public Schools

Special Needs Art Educator of the Year –
Christopher Hall, Boston Public Schools

Retired Art Educator of the Year –
Marie Meegan, Salem Public Schools

Higher Education Art Educator of the Year –
Pamela Bower-Basso, Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts

Exceptional New Art Educator of the Year –
Chesley Chapman, Falmouth Public Schools

Rising Star Secondary Student Award –
Hannah MacLean, Franklin High School

Distinguished Service Within the Profession –
Brenna Johnson, Franklin High School

Distinguished Service Outside the Profession –
Mary Keefe, Massachusetts House of Representatives


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