Other USSEA Awards
The USSEA Award for Excellence in PK-12 Art Education
This USSEA award is presented to a Pk-12 art educator who has demonstrated leadership in and commitment to multicultural, cross-cultural educational strategies in their school/s and communities. This art educator actively implements an approach that builds respect for human dignity and diversity through art. The teacher must be a member of NAEA and USSEA to be recognized for their contributions. Their work must be confluent with the mission of USSEA, which is to foster “teamwork, collaboration, and communication among diverse constituencies in order to achieve greater understanding of the social and cultural aspects of art and visual culture in education.”
The USSEA Award for Outstanding Student Project/Master’s Thesis/Dissertation
The USSEA Outstanding Student Award is presented to a student whose creative project, thesis, or dissertation, reflects the mission of USSEA: to foster teamwork, collaboration, and communication among diverse constituencies in order to achieve greater understanding of the social and cultural aspects of the arts and visual culture in education. The topic investigated in the master’s work promotes pluralistic perspectives, deepens human and cultural understanding, and/or builds respect for diverse learners.
NOMINATIONS: Nominations may be submitted by any member of USSEA, InSEA, or NAEA.
E-Mail Nomination Materials to: Fatih Benzer, FBenzer@missouristate.edu.
DEADLINE DATE: Nomination materials (nomination form, vitae, letter of nomination, and two additional letters of support) are due by February 15. Letters of nomination, acceptance, and support must be written in English. Recipients will be recognized at the annual NAEA conference.