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2024 Art Educator of the Year Award


Nominate an Art Educator HERE


Art Educator of the Year Award


Fifth Annual Art Educator of the Year


& Eighth Annual Music Educator of the Year Awards



Nominations are now being accepted for the eighth annual Music Educator of the Year Award sponsored by the Canton Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and the fifth annual Art Educator of the Year Award co-sponsored by the Massillon Museum and the Canton Museum of Art. The awards will be presented on Saturday March 23, 2024, at the CSO MasterWorks concert at 7:30 p.m. Nominations for this year’s awards are due by January 4, 2024. Winners of the awards will receive a $500 check. 


Nominees must be licensed Art or Music Educators in a public, private, or parochial school classroom setting in grades K-12 in the region served by the Stark County Educational Service Center.  Educators from all fields of Music and Visual Arts are eligible.  The honored Educators will be selected from a field of five finalists chosen by a panel of qualified judges from the community.  Finalists will be recognized at a reception prior to the concert on March 23. Former recipients of the award are not eligible to win in consecutive years.


Anyone can nominate a Music or Art Educator for the award. 


Nomination forms for the 2024 Arts Educator of the Year Awards are now available:




If you would like to access the nomination form(s) in a different format, please email


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