Friends of the arts awards will be recognized in two categories and do not have to be members of NCAEA/NAEA.
All other award nominees must be current members of NCAEA/NAEA to be eligible.
Friends of the Arts I - NC Principals or Administrators - Non-member NCAEA, Nominee has record of supporting the visual arts in his/her schools (no vita required)
Friends of the Arts II - Corporations, community people, organizations, groups - Non-member NCAEA, significant contributions to the visual arts in North Carolina (no vita required)
NCAEA Art Educator of the Year (NAEA State Art Educator of the Year) - NCAEA/NAEA Members - Outstanding contributions and achievements within North Carolina
COMC's Ester Page Hill Award - NCAEA/NAEA Members - Strong and consistent support of multi-ethnic art education
NCAEA/NAEA Special Needs Art Educator - NCAEA/NAEA Members who teach students with special needs - Significant contribution to students with special needs in the visual arts
NCAEA/NAEA State, Regional and National Division Awards for Art Education - NCAEA/NAEA Members within a division in NC: Elementary, Middle, Secondary, Higher Ed, Museum, Supervision/ Administration, Retired - Significant contribution to an individual’s division in the visual arts
NCAEA Rookie Teacher of the Year - NCAEA Members who are Beginning Teachers (BT 1, 2, or 3) - An exemplary initial contribution by a BT who demonstrates the potential for development
NCAEA/NAEA Student Chapter Sponsor - NCAEA/NAEA Members/Sponsors of College/University Student Chapters - An exemplary student chapter - Please include a list of activities
National Junior High Art Honor Society Sponsor - NCAEA/NAEA Members/Sponsors of National Junior High Art Honor Society - An exemplary student chapter - Please include a list of activities
National Art Honor Society Sponsor - NCAEA/NAEA Members/Sponsors of National Art Honor Society - An exemplary student chapter - Please include a list of activities