Congratulations to Bennett and Somerset art teacher Lisa Crubaugh who was named the Pacific Region Elementary Art Educator for 2016 by the National Art Education Association.

“I am honored to receive this regional award from NAEA,” Crubaugh said.

The National Art Education Association recognizes outstanding art educators from four geographic regions – Western Eastern, Pacific and Southeastern in seven different division. The awards are present each year at the NAEA convention.

To learn more about the award and the NAEA, please visit

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.