March Member Spotlight – Dr. Debbie Greh

This month we honor Dr. Debbie Greh. Debbie’s kindness, calm, objectivity, generosity, and laughter will be greatly missed. She has been a supporter, advocate, and conduit for the creative arts for many years. Debbie’s name is synonymous with the good work of AENJ, having been actively involved with AENJ for over 40+ years. Her career highlights are extensive, she accomplished much to further the cause of AENJ. She will be especially missed as a mentor, a dear friend, the voice of reason, and an ardent advocate for Art Education and the Visual Arts. Below are a few of the highlights of Debbie’s accomplishments:

  • 2018-2020 Executive Director, AENJ
  • 2012 and 2017 Convention Coordinator, National Art Education Association
  • 2012 National Art Education Association, Eastern Region Art Educator Award
  • 2012, 2007, 2004, 2001 NJ Govenor’s Award for Service to the Arts
  • 2008-2010 Vice President, Eastern Region, National Art Education Association
  • 2000-2003 President, AENJ
  • 1999-2017 Executive Board, AENJ
  • 2018, 2001,1999, 1994 Conference Co-Chair
  • Editor, ArtBeat magazine, an AENJ publication
  • 2007 AENJ Distinguished Art Educator of the Year
  • 1991-2002 Consulting Editor, SchoolArts magazine

Debbie received numerous awards on a national, state, and regional level. We honor Debbie for the thoughtful and loving person that she is and ALL things Art that she stood for.

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In Memoriam of  Dr. Greh” written by Jane Graziano, Immediate Past President.