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MIAD / WAEA Creative Educator Award

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design/Wisconsin Art Education Association Creative Educator Award 2008/09

MIAD, in partnership with WAEA is pleased to announce a new award to recognize a WAEA member/active teacher for his or her exceptional creativity in either implementing or advocating the use of art, design and technology in the art room, computer lab, 3D lab (shop) and across the curriculum. The award recipient will be recognized in the WAEA statewide newsletter for their teaching excellence and will receive a full one week tuition/housing scholarship to attend MIAD’s nationally recognized Creative Educators Institute in Summer 2008. For award application guidelines and downloadable PDF click here.

Eligibility: Both an active WAEA member AND an Elementary, Middle/Junior, Senior High School, or College Foundations Level teacher.
Submit: a WAEA Creative Educator Award Scholarship Form and all required support material (listed on downloadable application and guidelines), a letter of supporting nomination, 100-200 word bio and a digital photograph (jpg) for publicity purposes. Submit application by regular mail to:

Melissa Richards,
Coordinator of Teacher and Youth Special Programs,
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design,
273 East Erie Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Postmarked Deadline for Entry: October 1st, 2008
Questions or Additional Information: (414) 847-3336 / email:

The award recipient will be announced at the 2008 WAEA Fall Convention.

This is the Wisconsin award. If you are looking for the National Art Education Association Scholarship, click here.