Announcing Nominations for 2021-2022 Art Educators of the Year!

ANNOUNCING OUR 2021-2022 AEM AWARD WINNERS!

We are so proud that you represent the outstanding leadership, creativity and dedication you have to MN Art Education. We celebrate you today, tomorrow and beyond.

Congratulations on a job well done!

MN ART EDUCATOR & HS Art Educator of the Year
Alexis Zaccariello
(Rochester Alternative Learning Center- ALC)

MN ELEMENTARY Art Educator of the Year
Kim Carroll
(FAIR Pilgrim Lane Elementary)

MN HIGHER EDUCATION Art Educator of the Year
Alicia Peters
(College of Saint Benedict, St. Joseph)

AEM AWARDS:

FOLLOW THIS LINK TO NOMINATE A CANDIDATE!

The nominee will be notified to complete the following: 

  • Current Resume/Vitae
  • 2 letters of recommendation (1 from your nominee)
  • 1 jpeg image of yourself
  • Fillable Questionnaire (active during nomination season)

PLEASE SEND ALL DOCUMENTS TO AWARDS@ARTEDMN.ORG when complete. 

 

AWARDS CATEGORIES:

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Awarded to a teacher in first 3 years of teaching. Candidate must show evidence of supporting state and national art education initiatives, demonstrate effectiveness in the classroom and in the school community, and show leadership and commitment to the art education field.

DIVISIONAL ART EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR:  Division Awards Awarded to a AEM member from each division who has significantly contributed to the individual's division in art education. (Elementary, Middle, Secondary, Higher Education, K-12, Museum Education, Service within Profession, Administration and Emeritus on the local, state and/or national levels)

 

MINNESOTA ART EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR: Selected from the award winners from each division. This award is recognized both at state and National level.

*A candidate may be nominated in more than one category if professional career demonstrates qualifications.

 

If you have questions regarding AEM Awards, contact awards@artedmn.org

Our mission is to recognize outstanding art educators and advocate who demonstrates excellence in the art classroom as well as leadership, dedication and involvement in the community