Breakfast & A Workshop | An AENJ Annual Event
January 20, 2018
Middletown Arts Center, 36 Church St., Middletown, NJ
If you missed last year’s event, join us in 2018!
2017 Division Award winner workshops: Alicia Bynoe, Elem; Larissa Danowitz and Morgan Devlin, Secondary
Breakfast & A Workshop 2017
Rokiah Berry – 2016 Elementary School Division Award
Best Practice session: Clay and printmaking
Rokiah has been teaching K-5th grade in Branchburg Township for 22 years. She has been presenting at the AENJ conference for 25 of her 27-year membership. Not surprisingly, she has a following!
Rokiah was nominated as one of the “2016 Teachers Who Make Magic”. Rokiah’s pottery and hand painted silk scarves are sold in various boutiques, juried fine arts & crafts shows, shops and art centers throughout NY, NJ and Pa.
Lora Marie Durr – 2016 Middle School Division Award
Best Practice session: Collage
Lora Marie has been teaching middle school art in Hamilton Township, Mercer County since 2001. Lora served as a delegate to India with the NAEA, and is a 2016 graduate of NAEA’s School for Art Leaders. She has presented at both state and national art education conferences. Beyond the classroom and her involvement with professional organizations, Lora exhibits her paintings and collages locally.
Karen Mannino – Secondary School Division Award
Best Practice session: Graffiti
Karen has been teaching art since 2006. As the art teacher for grades 6-8 at Walter O. Krumbiegel Middle School in Hillside, Union County, Karen helped establish the Art Club, she facilitated the first trip to the Teen Arts Festival, and submitted work to the Union County Teen Arts Show at IKEA. She also established and coached the Girls’ Soccer Team at W.O.K, before serving as the assistant coach for both girls’ soccer and softball teams at Hillside High School. Karen also taught Painting and Introduction to Art at William L. Dickinson High School in Jersey City, Hudson County. She has been serving as the State Youth Art Month Co-Chair since 2015.
B&W’s Morning Schedule
Saturday, January 20, 2018
9 AM – 12 PM
$25 NON-Members – we encourage you to bring a colleague who is not currently an AENJ member!
9-9:45 Breakfast and Networking
9:45-11:45 Workshop – Choose one of the three lessons being presented to participate in
11:45-12 Clean-Up, Raffle Prizes, Certificates and Handouts