Mepham Teacher Named Regional Art Educator of the Year

Lisa Federici awarded the 2021 New York State Art Teacher Association’s Educator of Year Award for Nassau County thumbnail208167
Lisa Federici, an art teacher at Mepham High School, was awarded the 2021 New York State Art Teacher Association’s Educator of Year Award for Nassau County.

A teacher in Bellmore-Merrick since 2008, Federici has taught at Kennedy High School and Merrick Avenue Middle School as well.

She was honored at a ceremony in Binghamton on Nov. 21 and again by the board of education at their Dec. 1 meeting.

“Throughout her years here, she has hosted many professional development workshops for art education through the Art Supervisors Association of New York,” read board trustee Melissa Cmar-Grote at the Dec. 1 board meeting. “Many art teachers in Bellmore-Merrick and throughout Long Island see her as a resource and appreciate her persistent dedication. Lisa’s commitment to our students, her colleagues and community are truly valued.”