March News & Updates

8th Annual
Arts in Education Awards

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Willow Brook Country Club
7:00 pm

Tickets available HERE

And the winners are........
Rising Star Award

Adrienne Stine
Boulter Middle School (TISD)

Chauncy Williams
Winona High School (Winona ISD)
Distinguished Service to the Profession Award

Dana Sepko
Caldwell Arts Academy (Tyler ISD)
Arts Teaching Excellence: Elementary

Kristin Pool
Rice Elementary (TISD)
Arts Teaching Excellence: Middle

Amy Bailey
EJ Moss Intermediate (Lindale)
Arts Teaching Excellence: High School

Amy Clemens
Robert E. Lee High School (TISD)
The most prestigious award presented during the
Arts in Education Award ceremony is our
Lifetime Achievement Award .
This honor is given to an educator who has dedicated his or her life to arts education. It is only fitting the award be named for a woman who has also dedicated her life to making a difference in the lives of students through the arts. From this date forward the award will be named the

The Kay Arms Lifetime Achievement Award
Laura Swartz
Birdwell Elementary (TISD)
Artist Line-Up
Julio Suarez
Drawn to Flowers: Drawing "what one sees" is the focus of this introduction to botanical illustration.
Let's Face It: Students learn how to draw the human face in proportion and make connections between math and art.
Johnston McQueen Elementary (Longview ISD)
March 4, 2019
Chris Espinosa
Connect the Dots with Math and Writing: Students literally connect dots between two subjects in the math and language arts mash-up.
The Super Duper Hero Improvised Story: The students create the hero, the villain, and the plot of this interactive, improvisational and impromptu super story.
Brown Elementary (TISD)
March 4, 2019

Margaret Clauder
Weather Wonders with Meteorologist Maggie: Meteorologist Maggie and her puppet sidekicks Chilly the Penguin and Cloudia the Could bring science to life.
Griffin and Peete Elementary (TISD)
March 18, 2019
Anne McCrady
We're All Poets: Students will hear model poems, be lead through the process of creative thinking, collaborate orally and write their own poems.
Johnston McQueen Elementary (Longview ISD)
March 20, 2019
Dru Woods
Texas Tales : This program includes many of your favorite stories-Texas Style!
Owens Elementary (TISD)
March 22, 2019
Upcoming Events
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
7:00pm Willow Brook Country Club
Tickets available here
Northeast Texas Poetry in Schools Contest

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
1:00pm Region 7 ESC
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
An annual advocacy and awareness initiative first championed by Conductor Leonard Bernstein in 1971, YA Week has grown into a two-week celebration of arts-in-education observed each spring by the YA Network, leaders in the field, and individual supporters. Young Audiences Arts for Learning's affiliates mark YA Week with a variety of special events, public programs, open classrooms, and other outreach, with the goal of spotlighting for congressional stakeholders and the community the powerful impact of the arts on the education and development of our next generation of learners.
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