Nominations for the 2023-2024 Awards will open in March 2023.
The nominee will be notified post initial nomination to complete the following:
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: firstname.lastname@example.org