Helene Boedart – Art Educator of the Year Award for Distinguished Achievement

Helene Boedart is awarded the New Jersey Art Educator of the Year award for her dedication and service both inside and outside the classroom. Although officially retired, Helene Boedart is anything but… She supervises preservice students at New Jersey City University and Rowan University, continues to be involved with AENJ and other organizations in New Jersey, and mentors many new to the field.

            Previously she was a fine arts teacher and team leader for the Talented Theme Magnet Program for over twenty five years. Helene has been the recipient of Leadership Awards from AENJ and NAEA, Distinguished Service Award from Very Special Arts, NJ and the Governor’s Award for Arts in Education.