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The IAEA Awards Program is intended to recognize art educators who are committed and dedicated to their students and the art education profession. This program, which recognizes excellence in individuals and programs, helps provide for the development of quality art education throughout the state of Illinois.
- To promote public awareness of the importance of quality art education.
- To promote support of and to focus professional attention on quality programs and excellent art educators.
- To recognize significant contributions to the profession and organization of IAEA
The graduate and undergraduate scholarships recognize outstanding scholastic achievement in the Visual Arts and Art Education, and to support continued professional excellence in art education in the State of Illinois schools.
Application must be postmarked by 5/25
Professional Development Grants/Scholarships
IAEA Professional Development Grant It is the intent of the IAEA to recognize outstanding scholastic and professional achievement in the Visual Arts and Art Education, and to encourage continued professional excellence in art education in our schools. Application must be postmarked by 5/25
Carolyn and James Howlett Scholarship Fund This scholarship is for IAEA members certified to teach art in Illinois who are interested in professional development through the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Professional development could be through a School of the Art Institute of Chicago continuing education course, seminar, workshop or Ox-Bow session. Application must be postmarked by 5/25
Congratulations to the 2012 Award, Scholarship and Grant Recipients
Illinois Art Educator of the Year - Karen Popovich
Illinois Middle School Art Educator of the Year - Chris Grodoski
Illinois Elementary Art Educator of the Year - Hillary Andrlik
Illinois Early Professional Award - Heidi O’Hanley
Distinguished Service in the Profession of Art Education - Nancy Staszak
Museum Art Educator of the Year - Carol Ng-He
Distinguished Service to Art Education from Outside of the Profession-Indian Prairie Educational Foundation
Presidents Award - Linda M. Willis-Fisher
Distinguished Service in IAEA- Mary Bortz
Undergraduate Scholarship - Katy Langan, Eastern Illinois University
Graduate Scholarship - Roberta Bennett, University of Illinois
Grant Recipients - Jeanette Thompson & Deanna Sortino