faea/ daea awards 2015-2016


1. The Sara T. Maddox Support of Art Education Award

Rubell Family Collection

2. The Jackie Hinchey-Sipes Advocate of the Arts Award

Marilyn Traeger

3. The Paul Heithaus Outstanding Administrator Award

Dr. Miguel Balsera, Principal

Miami Arts Studio 6-12 at Zelder Glazer

4. The Skevy Ralis Art Education Award of Honor


The Skevy Ralis Art Education Elementary Art Teacher Award of Honor

  • Yvonne E. Casanova-Mercado


The Skevy Ralis Art Education Middle School Art Teacher Award of Honor

  • Lourdes C. Fuller


The Skevy Ralis Art Education High School Art Teacher Award of Honor

  • Charles E. Humes



5. The Clem Pennington Lifetime Achievement Award

Evelyn Davila

6. The President's Award

  • Mari Robles, Knight Curator of School Programs, Pérez Art Museum Miami

  • Juan Carlos Zapata, Miami-Dade County Commissioner, District 11

7. The Retiree Award

Patricia Cummins

8. Distinguished Service Award
Beth S. Goldstein


2015 FAEA Awards T

Principal of the Year 
Miguel Balsera

Friend of Art Education
Mera Rubell

Florida Art Educator of the Year
Beth Goldstein

Elementary Art Educator of the Year
Patricia Cummins

Middle School Art Educator of the Year
Lourdes Fuller

The Florida Art Education Association Awards Committee and Board of Directors invites all FAEA members to join in congratulating the 2015 FAEA Award winners.

These individuals and organizations exemplify the highest level of professionalism in, and support of, art education.

We invite you to join us at the Awards Breakfast during the 2015 FAEA Conference, scheduled for Saturday, October 10 from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. at the Naples Grande Beach Resort in Naples, Florida. The Awards Breakfast will be held in the Vista Ballroom. Tickets can be purchased for $30 in advance and $35 on site. Please v

The  2016 Joan Meisel Gaffney Award

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