The Media Arts Teachers' Association is an organization of media arts educators who teach photography, video, film, computer art, creative sound and other related media.
MATA is an arts organization; however, membership is open to anyone who teaches Media Arts or is active in Media Arts Education. There are six regional chapters. The Lower Hudson Region includes Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Orange, Ulster and Dutchess Counties of New York State.
Jason Ausiello, Westlake HS
Kristina Narciso, Putnam Valley HS
Some of the benefits that MATA members enjoy: New York Regional Media Arts Shows Local Educational and Social Meetings Exemplary Media Arts Awards (Hudson Valley Region) Curriculum Support Information about the New York State Summer School of the Media Arts Statewide Internet Conferencing and Forum Professional Development A Monthly Newsletter Local educational networking and social meetings
Students who are interested in attending the NYS Summer School of the Media Arts should go to this website for instructions about how to apply: http://www.oce.nysed.gov/nysssa/media-arts Please note: NYS Summer School of the Arts is not accepting applications for the 2022 school year.