Mrs. Shelby Walters

The Ohio Art Education Association (OAEA) recognized Broadway Elementary art teacher Shelby Walters as the West Region's 2021 recipient of the Outstanding Art Teacher Award. OAEA wrote, "She has demonstrated a long-term commitment to supporting the visual arts and has impacted art education in Ohio in a positive way. Shelby was nominated for this distinction from the membership of almost 2000 art educators statewide. Shelby Walters shows consistent dedication to her students while promoting art and art education at the elementary level and in the greater community. This award honors her scholarship, professionalism, and innovation displayed daily in her classroom and beyond. She continually meets the needs and interests of her students, while challenging them to investigate stretch and explore while developing their visual skills."  Mrs. Walters will receive her award at a dinner during the annual OAEA professional development conference entitled, "Queen City Collaboration," taking place in the greater Cincinnati area at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, Kentucky On Friday, November 5, 2021.