ACTE Excellence Awards
Learn more about this year's national award winners!
The ACTE® Excellence Awards promote excellence in career and
technical education. Since 1954, ACTE has recognized those individuals who have
made extraordinary contributions to CTE, programs that exemplify the highest
standards and organizations that have conducted activities to promote and
expand CTE programs. Award winners serve
as inspirational leaders to ACTE: they embody the core values of serving their
students and being committed to CTE. Learn more about our past winners.
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The Excellence Awards are presented at
the ACTE Awards Banquet in conjunction with ACTE’s CareerTech VISION. Please join ACTE and more than 400 banquet attendees at this event
celebrating career and technical educators who make a difference in students'
lives every day!
The Excellence Awards fall into two categories:
The Member Awards recognize ACTE
members who have contributed to the success
of CTE through the quality of their work
and their involvement in the CTE community.
The Image Awards recognize groups and
individuals from the education, business and
industry communities that have contributed to
the improvement, promotion, development
All Excellence Awards are administered by the ACTE Awards Committee, which comprises one representative from each of ACTE’s five Regions and a chair. The Awards Committee is responsible for recommending awards programs to the Association’s Board of Directors, setting criteria for awards, reviewing applications, recommending award recipients to the Board and overseeing all aspects of the recognition program for award winners. Applications for the ACTE Excellence Awards are accepted online via the ACTE Awards Portal.
Other ACTE Awards & Contests
In addition to the ACTE Excellence Awards, ACTE also presents the following:
The 2017 ACTE national trophies will be designed by students! Learn more...
If you have questions about the ACTE Excellence Awards, please contact ACTE staff at email@example.com
Awards Program Sponsors
ACTE would like to thank our sponsors for their support of the 2015-2016 ACTE Excellence Awards program!
ACTE National Leadership Fellowship Program
The ACTE National Leadership Fellowship Program began in 2009 as an
Opportunity Fund project initiated by the ACTE Board of Directors. As of
2011, three classes of Fellows have completed the program. In summary, the ACTE Fellowship Program is an instrument to provide professional development, policy knowledge and leadership development.
Techniques is an award-winning magazine, published eight times a
year, that brings all members news about legislation affecting career
and technical education, in-depth features on issues and programs,
profiles of educators and other news-makers, notices of new products,
ACTE events and more. Archived issues are now available to help you find stories that meet your needs!
National Policy Seminar 2017
ACTE Region V Conference
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