Secondary Art Educator of the Year

Secondary Art Educator of the Year

The award winner for this category should have an extensive history of highly accomplished teaching within the High School grade levels. (9-12) Just like the Educator of the year they should Educate, Advocate and Participate in their local and state organizations and committees. Most of all they should set the example for how Visual Arts should be taught at the High School level. They should be involved at the local district level in curriculum development, art shows and contests and program advocacy. They should be a practicing artist and help students plan and apply for Art Schools and Colleges. At minimum they should be involved on the state or national level by presenting at conferences, but other forms of state leadership should be evident. This award is given to the High School Art teacher that stands out above and beyond all their peers in local and state levels of participation and advocacy.

Past Recipients for Washington Secondary Art Educator of the Year Award Recipients:

  • 2016 James Andrews
  • 2015 Ed Crossan
  • 2014 Enid Becker International School Bellevue School District
  • 2013 Amy Weber Cantrell, Enumclaw High School
  • 2012 Russ Ford, Hockinson High School
  • 2011 Cathy Gersich
  • 2010 ~
  • 2009 ~
  • 2008 ~
  • 2007 AnnMarie DeColius Ferndale High School Ferndale Public Schools
  • 2006 Cathy Tenasse Snohomish High School
  • 2005 Jason Moodie Bellevue Public Schools
  • 2004 Robert McMinn Richland SD
  • 2003 Robert Stockton Kamiak HS Mukilteo School District
  • 2002 Deborah Barton Mariner HS Mukelteo School
  • 2001 Dan Brown Okanogan SD-Okanagogan HS
  • 2000 Cathy Ross N Thurston Sch District So Sound HS
  • 1999 Diane Amaral Onalaska HS
  • 1998 Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk King H.S.