Category: MAEA News

MAEA News – Spring 2021 Edition Out Now!

The spring 2021 edition of the MAEA News is out now. In this issue you’ll find the President’s Message from Melissa Mastrolia, as well as articles and updates from Editor Jane McKeag, Elizabeth Buck, Ralph Caouette, Billy Claire, Lydia Gruner, Doug Johnson, John Nordell, Margaurita Spear, and Cathy Weisman Topal. Check it out today.

A huge thanks to everyone who submitted articles/updates to this edition of the MAEA News.

Articles and submissions for the next edition of the MAEA News are due June 25, 2021. Learn more about submitting an article.

Join the Board – Open Positions – Join a Committee

We are looking to fill the positions of National Art Honor Society Representative, Retired Representative, Preservice Division Director, Awards Committee Chair, Exhibitions Committee Chair, and Webmaster.
The MAEA Board of Directors holds monthly meetings online via Zoom which make it accessible for members across the state. Interested candidates should submit their resume or CV/letter of intent to secretary@massarted.comLearn more here.
Interested in becoming more involved, but aren’t ready to take the plunge into an official board position? Consider joining one of our active committees like awardsconference, youth art monthpublic relationsstudent recognitionsexhibitions, or professional development. Committees typically meet monthly via Zoom.

Welcome and Thank You!

The MAEA Board of Directors is excited to welcome our new board members and a number of returning board members. Thank you to everyone for your commitment to MAEA. View the entire Board of Directors .

Newly Re-elected Board Members
Helen Downey – Treasurer
Jaimee Taborda – Secretary

Newly Appointed Board Members
Jessica Howard – Youth Art Month Committee Co-Chair
Sohee Koo – Higher Education Division Director
Sarah Tomkins – Middle Level Division Director

Continuing Board Members
Melissa Mastrolia – President
Jacob Ginga – President-Elect
Laura Marotta – Past President
Billy Claire – Independent Schools Representative
Lydia Gruner – Special Needs Representative
Margaurita Spear – Early Childhood Representative & PD Committee Chair
Laura Evonne Steinman – Community Arts Representative
Alyssa Taranto – Media Arts Representative
Elizabeth Buck – Museum Education Division Director
Patty Klibansky – Supervision/Administration Division Director
Rebecca Kostich – Secondary Division Director
Katie McEwan – Elementary Division Director
Shannon Carey – Conference Committee Chair
Eleena Rioux – Youth Art Month Committee Co-Chair
Diana Adams Woodruff – Student Recognitions Committee Chair
Alice Gentili – Advocacy Liaison
Jane McKeag – Publications Editor

Special thanks to Kay Furst, who recently stepped down from her role as Higher Education Division Director. We wish her well and know she will continue to support the mission of MAEA!

MAEA News – Fall/Winter 2020 Edition Out Now!

The 2020 fall/winter edition of the MAEA News is out now. In this issue you’ll find the President’s Message from Melissa Mastrolia, as well as articles and updates from Editor Jane McKeag, Patty Klibansky, Lydia Gruner, John Nordell, and Caroline Woodard. Check it out today.

A huge thanks to everyone who submitted articles/updates to this edition of the MAEA News.

Articles and submissions for the next edition of the MAEA News are due February 5, 2021. Learn more about submitting an article.

Call for Articles

MAEA News is looking for articles for our upcoming Fall/Winter edition. The deadline is October, 2, 2020. If you are interested in contributing an article, check out submission guidelines here. Be sure to email editor Jane McKeag at editor@massarted.com to submit your article or to discuss article ideas. Please remember to include a signed Artwork Release form and a Photo Release form, as needed.

Check out the most recent edition of the MAEA News.

MAEA News – Summer 2020 Edition Out Now!

The 2020 summer edition of the MAEA News is out now. In this issue you’ll find the President’s Message from Melissa Mastrolia, as well as articles and updates from Editor Jane McKeag, Brittany Martinez, Jamie Taborda, Lydia Gruner, Amanda Davis, Drew Conrad, Brenna Johnson, Alyson Smith, Francesca Levy, Jonathan Hansen, and Margaurita Spear. Check it out today.

Articles and submissions for the summer edition of the MAEA News are due October 2, 2020. Learn more about submitting an article.

MAEA News – Conference Edition Out Now

The conference edition of the MAEA News is out now. In this issue you’ll find the President’s Message from Melissa Mastrolia, as well as articles and updates from Editor Jane McKeag, Peter Dunn, Kate Egnaczak, Kay Furst, Jacob Ginga, Lydia Gruner, Heidi Hurley, Patty Klibansky, John Nordell, Christine O’Donnell, Amy Sallen, Maureen Senn McNally, Margaurita Spear, and Laura Evonne Steinman. Check it out today.

Articles and submissions for the summer edition of the MAEA News are due June 26. Learn more about submitting an article.

New Issue Out Now – The MAEA News

Check out the most recent edition of the MAEA News, out now! The conference edition of the MAEA News includes the President’s Message from Melissa Mastrolia, as well as articles and updates from Editor Jane McKeag, Peter Dunn, Kate Egnaczak, Kay Furst, Jacob Ginga, Lydia Gruner, Heidi Hurley, Patty Klibansky, John Nordell, Christine O’Donnell, Amy Sallen, Maureen Senn McNally, Margaurita Spear, and Laura Evonne Steinman. Check it out today.

New Issue Out Now – The MAEA News

Check out the most recent edition of the MAEA News, out now! The fall/winter edition of the MAEA News includes the President’s Message from Laura Marotta. You will also find articles and updates from Rébecca Bourgault, Michael Frassinelli, Kay Furst, Jacob Ginga, Lydia Gruner, Eleena Rioux, Jaimee Taborda, and Diana Woodruff. Don’t miss out on details from The Bow Seat Team, Davis Gallery, and Arts Learning. Check it out today.

Deadline Extended: Submit your Article to the MAEA News!

Submit an article, short update or even photos of student work for publication. The new deadline for the Fall/Winter publication is October 13. 

Submissions may include:
  • Feature Articles (1200-1500 words) related to teacher education, school/classroom practice, policy issues, socio cultural issues, program administration, research projects, and anything else of general interest to the MAEA community.
  • Personal Accounts (500-700 words), including stories and tips from the classroom and descriptions of successful activities. We would also like personal accounts from students who have interesting stories to share.
  • Book or Material Reviews (400-750 words), including resources for teachers, textbooks, apps, websites, and software. Book/material reviews should include a disclosure if you were compensated in anyway for the review.
  • Brief Reports (500-900 words)that describe what is going on in all parts of the Art Education world. This may include K-12 programs, college and universities, early childhood programs, etc., as well as reports on conference presentations and papers.
Note that these are guidelines only. If you have an idea for a contribution that falls outside of these guidelines please email Jane McKeag at editor@massarted.com.