2018 TAEA Award Winners
Tennessee Art Educator of the Year
East Region Art Educator of the Year
Mary Katherine Chin
Middle Region Art Educator of the Year
West Region Art Educator of the Year
Elementary Art Educator of the Year
Middle Level Art Educator of the Year
Secondary Art Educator of the Year
Administration/Supervision Art Educator of the Year
Higher Education Art Educator of the Year
Museum Art Educator of the Year
Retired Art Educator of the Year
First Year Art Educator of the Year
Pre-Service Art Educator of the Year
Higher Education Student Achievement Award
Distinguished Service within the Profession Award
National Art Honor Society Sponsor of the Year
Friend of TAEA
Watkins College of Art, Design, and Film
Tennessee Art Education Annual Awards
Each year, the Tennessee Art Education Association has the great pleasure of recognizing outstanding art educators from across the state, in a variety of categories. These amazing teachers exemplify the qualities and standards of what it means to be a great art educator, going above-and-beyond for their students.
TAEA presents these annual awards:
· To provide recognition to individuals within the membership who have achieved the highest level of professionalism in art education
· To focus professional attention on exemplary art educators and increase public awareness of the importance of quality art education
All nominees must be a member of NAEA/TAEA
Submission deadline: July 13, 2018
To nominate a great art educator for an award, please submit:
1) Complete the TAEA nomination form online.
This year, we have streamlined the process, making it easier to submit your nominations online. Use the google form provided to fill out the nomination form. Please make sure you have all of your information before starting the submission process; there is no way to save your work or edit later. At the end of the google form, you will be prompted to upload the nomination letter, resume/vita, and a photo of your nominee to a dropbox folder.
To upload the nomination letter, resume/vita, and photo of your nominee, please use the following dropbox link. https://www.dropbox.com/request/YH6Ha54gxxQNVj3nU9IW
2) A nomination letter, explaining why this person is a good candidate for an award.
Please keep in mind that this letter and the accompanying nomination form are what we use to write a description of the award winners for the program booklet. Please be sure to include as much detail as possible so that the write-up can properly reflect your nominee’s accomplishments.
3) Resume or Vita for the nominee.
The resume or vita will help you fill out the online nomination form. You must submit a separate resume or vita.
3) A digital photo of the nominee
A high-resolution jpeg is preferred, 300 dpi, size 8" by 10"
If you have any questions, please contact the TAEA Awards Chair and President-Elect, Melody Weintraub at email@example.com