Redmond Middle School teacher named Outstanding New Art Educator of the Year

    Emily Jacobson-Ross, an art teacher at Redmond Middle School has been named the Washington ART Education Association (WAEA) 2017 Outstanding New Art Educator of the Year. Jacobson-Ross was nominated by her peers for this award. Judges used a comprehensive scoring rubric to determine the winner.

    These annual awards are WAEA’s way of recognizing outstanding professionalism, service, promotion and support of the arts by individual art educators in our state.  In receiving these awards, recipients also become eligible for future nominations for regional and national recognition. The Outstanding New Art Educator of the Year award was specifically designed for an educator who has three years or less of teaching experience and who demonstrates exceptional professionalism and promise.

    This award will be presented to Emily during a WAEA gala event in the fall, with the date and location to be announced.