MAEA Award Winners 2016

Mary Ellen Picker

Missouri Art Educator of the Year



Michelle Howard                                                                      

Elementary Educator of the Year



Amy Potts

Middle/Junior High Educator of the Year



Helen Sanders                                                                       

Secondary Educator of the Year 



Margaret Peeno

Retired Educator of the Year


Sarah Ackermann-Cress                                                                      Larry A. Kantner Educational Research Award Endowment



 Michelle Ridlen

 National Western Region Supervision & Administration Award



 Connie Shoemaker

 MAAE’s Creativity and Innovation in Teaching Award




 Rep. Margo McNeil

 Otto Bean Jr. Art Advocacy Award




Heart for Art Recipients


Barb Reinke


Nominated by Diane Papageorge


Pat Manders


Nominated by Michelle Howard


Jean Turney & Jim Wilson


Nominated by Hester Menier


Rick & Ellen Stream


Nominated by Kim Powell


Paul Ziegler

Nominated by the Northwest Elementary Art Teachers