Missouri Art Education Association...Meaningful Art Experiences for All

Spring Conference 2014

March 13-15, 2014
Jefferson City, Missouri

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Youth Art Month

Exhibition: February 27 - March 15, 2014
FINE ARTS EDUCATION DAY: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 10:30 a.m.

Youth Art Month is celebrated every year during the month of March with a student exhibit in the Capitol Rotunda. Each member teacher sends in up to four pieces for this exhibit. Artwork that reaches the state rotunda is an honor in itself. In addition, there are seven other awards including the Governor's Choice Award, Governor's Mansion Award and one for each division, lower elementary, upper elementary, middle school and high school, and a Grand Prize Winner of a trip to NYC sponsored by Sargent Art. Deadline for submitting entries is February 1st. For questions please contact YAM chair Lori Bockting.






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The #1 Professional Development Opportunity for Missouri's Art Teachers!

The Missouri Art Education Association (MAEA) works closely with Missouri's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to ensure that MAEA conferences provide substantive connections to state expectations for student learning in art and across all subjects. MAEA holds two conferences each year. The Fall Conference is held at Knob Noster State Park in early October. The Spring Conference is held at rotating locations around the state each March. Come join us for exceptional professional development opportunities.


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Congratulations, 2013 Award Winners!

Outstanding Art Educator of the Year:
Susan Elson

Elementary: Marcia Mitchell

Middle School: Kay Leeper

Secondary: Helen Moore

K-12: Angie Myers

Higher Education: Rahila Weed

Supervision & Administration: Sandy Collins

Otto Bean Jr Elected Official: Rosann Bentley

Heart For Art Appreciation Awards:
Cindi James