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Emily Sullivan 2016 Western Region Museum Education Art Educator of the Year

This prestigious award recognizes the exemplary contributions, service, and achievements of an outstanding NAEA member annually at the Regional level within their division.

By - Mar 23rd, 2016 11:19 am
Emily Sullivan. Photo courtesy of the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Emily Sullivan. Photo courtesy of the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Alexandria, VA— The National Art Education Association has named Emily Sullivan, of Shorewood, WI, to receive the 2016 Western Region Museum Education Art Educator of the Year Award. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes the exemplary contributions, service, and achievements of an outstanding NAEA member annually at the Regional level within their division. The award will be presented at the NAEA National Convention in Chicago, IL, March 17-19, 2016.

NAEA President Patricia Franklin states, “This award is being given to recognize excellence in professional accomplishment and service by a dedicated art educator. Emily Sullivan exemplifies the highly qualified art educators active in education today: leaders, teachers, students, scholars, and advocates who give their best to their students and the profession.”

NAEA is the professional association for art educators. Members include elementary, secondary, middle level and high school art teachers; university and college professors; education directors who oversee education in our nation’s fine art museums, administrators and supervisors who oversee art education in school districts, state departments of education, arts councils; and teaching artists throughout the United States and many foreign countries.

For more information about the association and its awards program visit the NAEA website at www.arteducators.org

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