Just because it’s summer, it doesn’t mean we’re taking a break. We’ve got a slew of events, conferences, and workshops lined up for the coming weeks. Check out where you can find us next!
The Scholastic Awards were delighted to welcome hundreds of students, educators, and their families to New York City in June to attend National Events. Every year, we plan activities, exhibitions of student art and writing, a recognition ceremony, and a festive party to celebrate the accomplishments of our nation’s most creative youth.
The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 GOLDEN Educators Residency:
from Albuquerque, New Mexico
from Fairmont, North Carolina
from Charlotte, North Carolina
Collectively, these educators have been teaching for over 30 years. Read More
On May 10, Philip Pearlstein joined the Alliance at Art & Writing @ Night and treated our guests to a retelling of one of his many remarkable stories; this one relating to his experience as a Scholastic Awards Alumnus during World War II. Today we’re happy to share it with you too! We hope you enjoy this very special piece of American and Scholastic Awards history. Read More
Scholastic Awards staff member Sazia Afrin attended the National Art Education Association Conference this year. The annual NAEA conferences are a chance for art educators from across the country to network, learn about new teaching methods, techniques, and materials, and to have fun! It’s also an opportunity for the Scholastic Awards to meet the educators who participate in our program and to let them know about all of the ways we support creative teens with our recognition, exhibition, publication, scholarships, and workshops programs.
We asked Sazia to tell us about her experience there, and why NAEA is one of our favorite conventions to attend each year! Read More