18 Mar Justin Sutters- 2021 Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator
Justin Sutters- 2021 Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator
Alexandria, VA—The National Art Education Association has named Justin Sutters, of Herndon, VA, to receive the 2021 Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator Award. This prestigious award, determined through a peer review of nominations, recognizes the exemplary contributions, service, and achievements of an outstanding NAEA member annually at the Regional level within their division. The award was presented during the [Virtual] NAEA 2021 National Convention.
NAEA President Thom Knab states, “This award is being given to recognize excellence in professional accomplishment and service by a dedicated art educator. Justin Sutters exemplifies the highly qualified art educators active in education today: leaders, teachers, students, scholars, and advocates who give their best to their students and the profession.”
Founded in 1947, the National Art Education Association is the leading professional membership organization exclusively for visual arts educators. Members include elementary, middle, and high school visual arts educators; college and university professors; university students preparing to become art educators; researchers and scholars; teaching artists; administrators and supervisors; and art museum educators—as well as more than 54,000 students who are members of the National Art Honor Society. We represent members in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, U.S. Possessions, most Canadian Provinces, U.S. military bases around the world, and 45 foreign countries.
The mission of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) champions creative growth and innovation by equitably advancing the tools and resources for a high-quality visual arts, design, and media arts education throughout diverse populations and communities of practice.
Dr. Justin P. Sutters is the Director of the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program in Art Education at Mason. If you are interested in learning more about the program, please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the MAT Art Education website.