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Thursday, October 14, 2021

M-DCPS Art Teachers to be Honored by the Florida Art Education Association

Three Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) art teachers will be honored by the Florida Art Education Association (FAEA) during its 2021 Art Conference in Orlando on Saturday, October 16, 2021. 


FAEA’s awards program recognizes individuals who have achieved the highest level of professionalism in art education. The educators and associates being honored include the following:


·      Elementary Art Educator of the Year AwardKirstie Martinez, M-DCPS Visual Arts Department

·      Secondary Art Educator of the Year AwardJenny GiffordNew World School of the Arts

·      Local Art Education Association Leader AwardZahra FarooqWest Lakes Preparatory Academy

Also being honored:   


·      New Professional Award, Francesca Levy, Mater Grove Academy

·       Community Service/ Institution/Corporate AwardTheodora Hayes LongBiscayne Nature Center (M-DCPS partner)  

For additional information, please contact Mabel Morales, District Supervisor, Division of Academics, Visual & Performing Arts, at

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