Nominations for 2018 Awards are due April 30, 2018

I do want to clarify the information regarding recommendation letters.
You will need to submit the following:
A nomination letter from the nominator
2 additional letters of recommendation

Completed form 2018 NAEA Awards Program Nomination Form & Standardized Vita
Digital photo
All information, including New Professional requirements, can be found below.
Thank you to the members who are in the nominating process.
PAEA will be making a lot of wonderful noise at the NAEA  Conference this year!
The talent in our state needs to be recognized!

Program Objectives:
To focus professional attention on quality art education and exemplary art educators.
To increase public awareness of the importance of quality art education.
To set standards for quality art education and show how they can be achieved.
To provide tangible recognition of achievement, earn respect of colleagues, and enhance professional opportunities for PAEA members.


Outstanding New Professional Art Educator (This award is intended to recognize excellence among new art educators based on their success in student teaching and as a first-year teacher.)
Outstanding Emeritus Art Educator (formerly known as Outstanding Retired Art Educator -3 years retired)
Outstanding Supervision/Administration Art Educator
Outstanding Museum Art Educator
Outstanding Special Needs Art Educator
Outstanding Higher Education Art Educator
Outstanding Non-Public School Art Educator
Outstanding Secondary Art Educator
Outstanding Middle Level Art Educator
Outstanding Elementary Art Educator
Clyde McGeary Scholarship Recipients
Outstanding Friend to Art Education

Nominations for this year’s outstanding art educator awards are due by April 30. Information for nominating can be found below:
RUBRICS for granting awards:
Elementary_Middle,_Secondary_and Non-public Division_Educator_of_the_Year_Awards_Rubric
Rubric for Outstanding Retired Art Educator
New Professional Art Educator Award Criteria
Friend to Art Education Award Rubric

1.     By April 30th, email the following to Marcy Bogdanich at
a.     Completed 2018 NAEA Awards Program Nomination Form & Standardized Vita
b.     A nomination letter from the nominator and two additional letters of recommendation
c.     A 1-paragraph biography of the person being nominated
d.     A digital portrait image of the person being nominated

If you prefer, hard copies can be postmarked on or before  April 30, 2018 and mailed to:
Marcy Bogdanich
PO Box 174
Mars, PA 16046

 If you have questions contact Marcy Bogdanich
phone: (724)272-2235