Excellence: An AEI Tradition
How to Nominate
Established as a professional organization in 1950, Art Educators of Iowa soon began recognizing those of its members who stood out as exemplars in the field.
Awards are given each year to selected members of the Iowa arts education community that have shown stellar dedication to the craft of teaching art to children. The immediate Past President acts as the Awards Chair with previous winners as the committee.
Division Art Educator Awards
To honor outstanding AEI/ NAEA members from each of the six divisions: Elementary Art Educator, Middle Level Art Educator, Secondary Art Educator, Higher Education Art Educator, Supervision/Administration Art Educator, and Museum Education Art Educator, for outstanding service and achievement of national significance during previous years.