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July Member Spotlight – Gayle Gruber

Our July Member Spotlight recognizes Gayle Gruber, MAEDL, MA, National Board Certified Art Teacher- Early and Middle Childhood Art. Gayle has been teaching for 17 years, 13 of those as a middle school art educator at Lake Riviera Middle School in Brick Township, NJ. Prior to becoming a teacher, Gayle has worked at both the [...]

By |2019-07-01T11:05:09+00:00July 1st, 2019|Member Spotlight|0 Comments

June Member Spotlight – GayHong Hua

Our June Member Spotlight recognizes GayHong Hua, middle school art teacher from Timberland Middle School, Hopewell Valley Regional School District.  GayHong was nominated by her colleague at Hopewell Valley Central High School, Lora Durr. In her nomination, Ms. Durr said:  "GayHong and I first met when she was teaching at Hopewell Elementary School. At the [...]

By |2019-06-01T01:08:38+00:00June 1st, 2019|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on June Member Spotlight – GayHong Hua

May Member Spotlight – Susan Bivona

  Our May Member Spotlight recognizes Susan Bivona, elementary art teacher at Mount Prospect School, Basking Ridge, NJ Mrs. Bivona has been the art teacher at Mount Prospect School in Basking Ridge, NJ (Bernards Township School District) for the past 18 years.  Ten years ago, when the school was celebrating its 10th Anniversary - all the [...]

By |2019-05-03T01:07:20+00:00May 3rd, 2019|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on May Member Spotlight – Susan Bivona

April Member Spotlight: Gail Fountaine

Gail Fountaine is an art educator at Grace M. Dunn Middle School in Trenton, NJ. Gail was nominated by friend and colleague, Debbie Greh. We asked Gail to tell us about her teaching: "As an art teacher at Grace A. Dunn Middle School, I teach 6th, 7th and 8th-grade students drawing, 2-D and 3-D based [...]

By |2019-04-01T03:34:21+00:00April 1st, 2019|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on April Member Spotlight: Gail Fountaine

March Member Spotlight: Megan Rademacher

Megan Rademacher is a grade 4-8 art educator at Milltown's Joyce Kilmer School. She was nominated by Mary O'Mara, a member of the school board in Milltown. "Ms. Rademacher is tireless in her pursuit of strengthening art education at Joyce Kilmer School, but she is just as committed to the student body as a whole. [...]

By |2019-02-14T00:15:29+00:00March 1st, 2019|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on March Member Spotlight: Megan Rademacher

February Member Spotlight: Megan Hawthorne

Our February Member Spotlight is Megan Hawthorne! Megan is an art teacher at Highland Park Middle School and she was nominated by Antonia Germanos. We asked Megan to tell us about herself and her teaching: I’m in my 13th year working at Highland Park Middle School and 14th year in education overall. My teaching [...]

By |2019-01-24T13:39:30+00:00February 1st, 2019|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on February Member Spotlight: Megan Hawthorne

December Member Spotlight: Julia Mooney

Our December Member Spotlight features Julia Mooney of  William Allen Middle School, Moorestown Township Public School District! The following is paraphrased from Gene Sloan, USA TODAY writer: "In a project that's drawing national attention, the 35-year-old art teacher at William Allen Middle School has vowed to wear the dress every day she teaches for the [...]

By |2018-12-01T13:10:18+00:00December 1st, 2018|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on December Member Spotlight: Julia Mooney

November Member Spotlight: Heather Lisk

Meet Heather Lisk from Hightstown High School, East Windsor Regional School District! Heather was nominated for the AENJ Member Spotlight by her colleague, Tamika Diaz who works at Kreps Middle School in the same district. Heather Lisk attended Moore College of Art and Design and graduated with a BFA in 3D fine arts in 2001. [...]

By |2018-10-17T22:54:20+00:00November 1st, 2018|Member Spotlight|4 Comments

September Member Spotlight – The Division Award Recipients!

Please join us in celebrating our Division Award Recipients for the September Member Spotlight! High School: Jen Braverman, Maple Shade High School, Maple Shade School District Jen's was nominated by Lora Marie Durr who said: Jen immediately impressed me because she exuded passion for the field and dedication to her students. Jen teaches from a therapeutic art [...]

By |2018-08-29T02:03:11+00:00September 1st, 2018|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on September Member Spotlight – The Division Award Recipients!

June 2018 Member Spotlight: Randi Drogin

Randi Drogin is an art and graphic design teacher at Bayonne High School In Randi's nomination, she is recognized for her dedication to the school community through the creation of posters, banners, and signs that hand throughout the district. She is credited with her creative solutions, using crowd sourcing to raise funds to support her [...]

By |2018-04-30T14:08:56+00:00May 31st, 2018|Member Spotlight|Comments Off on June 2018 Member Spotlight: Randi Drogin