Promoting public awareness of the impact wielded by arts education – and educators – on Broward County’s public, private and charter school students, this year’s ArtsEd Forever! campaign will culminate in a reception, awards ceremony and student performance showcase at Broward Center for the Performing Arts on the evening of Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Brought to you by the Cultural Division, PNC Bank and the School Board of Broward County, 2018 ArtsEd Forever! is the latest installment of a 30-year tradition celebrating the best practices of Broward County schools and community. Read about each of the three ArtsEd Forever! awards below. For more information, contact Tayina Deravile at firstname.lastname@example.org or 954-357-6705.
Arts Teacher of the Year Award
Celebrating outstanding teachers, the annual Arts Teacher of the Year Award recognizes and honors dance, theater, music and visual arts teachers in Broward County public, private and charter schools. Each recipient is awarded a $3,000 cash prize and a $500 cash contribution to his or her school’s arts program. Additionally, two finalists in each subject receive a $1,000 award. Apply or nominate here. Deadline: February 16, 2018.
Teaching Artist of the Year Award
Honoring community-based teachers of excellence, the Teaching Artist of the Year Award presents $3,000 to a single winner and $1,000 to two finalists. Apply or nominate here. Deadline: February 2, 2018.
Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education Award
Each year, the Outstanding Contribution to Arts Education Award recognizes one individual and one organization who have been nominated by community members for significant – and ongoing – contributions to arts education through awareness and advocacy efforts as well as the influential community usage of arts resources. Each recipient is awarded $1,000. Apply or nominate here. Deadline: March 2, 2018.