The Arts Teacher of the Year Award Program highlights exceptional arts teachers in schools and communities and provides an educational and career development opportunity for arts students to gain valuable experience performing in a high quality, professional institution.
||29th Annual Arts Teacher |
of the Year Awards
Recognizing Outstanding Educators in the Arts &
Presenting Exceptional Arts Students from Broward County Schools
The 29th Annual Arts Teacher of the Year Awards is open to arts teachers in Broward County public, charter and private schools.
School Teachers – eligible are arts teachers in Broward County public, charter and private schools. There are four (4) categories of awards - Dance, Music, Theater and Visual Arts and there will be one (1) Arts Teacher of the Year Award for each category.
Teaching Artists – eligible are teaching artists who are listed in Broward Cultural Division’s Arts Education Directory.
Recipients of the Arts Teacher of the Year Awards will receive an assortment of cash, gifts and public recognition from the Program’s sponsors, the Broward Cultural Division, Business for the Arts of Broward, the School Board of Broward County, Florida, Broward Center for the Performing Arts and other generous private sector donors.
Benefits to Applicants
1. School Teachers will receive a $1,500 cash award and a $500 cash award for the art program at their school, and the Teaching Artist will receive a $1,000 cash award.
2. Tiffany Crystal Apple
3. Gifts from Arts and Cultural Organizations
4. Featured in various publications
Recipients of Arts Teacher of the Year Awards are selected based upon the evaluation, scoring and ranking of applications and classroom visits. The Selection Process is conducted by the Arts Teacher of the Year Awards Selection Panel.
The Arts Teacher of the Year Awards Selection Panel is composed of members of the Broward Cultural Council’s Arts Education Committee. The Arts Education Committee is composed of arts educators and professionals, representatives of arts and cultural organizations, and major institutional partners such as the School Board of Broward County, Florida and the Children’s Services Council of Broward County. The Committee works in collaboration to strengthen Broward County’s arts education coalition and expand access to arts education in schools and communities.
|School Based Teachers
||Tuesday, January 21, 2014|
||Wednesday, April 2, 2014|
||Monday, June 2, 2014|
|Panel Review & Scoring:
||June – August, 2014|
|Announcement of Finalists:
|| Thursday, September 4, 2014|
| Classroom Visits:
||September – October, 2014|
||Tuesday, January 21, 2014|
||Wednesday, April 9th, 2014|
|Application & Nomination Letter
Monday, September 8, 2014
|Monday, September 8, 2014|
|Announcement of All Winners:
||November, 2014 at the 29th Annual|
Presenting Exceptionally Arts Students from Broward County Schools
The 2014 Performance Showcase will present selected performing and visual arts artists and ensembles recognized through local, state and national competitions as exceptionally talented in their pursuit of artistic excellence. Top performers from Broward County Schools will showcase their skills during the 29th Annual Arts Teacher of the Year Awards event at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Broward County’s cultural embassy and arts complex. The 2014 Performance Showcase provides an opportunity for Broward’s remarkable arts students to gain valuable, career experience performing in a high quality, professional, performing arts institution.
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