ACTE Excellence Awards
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 2016 ACTE national trophies will be designed by students! Learn more...
If you have questions about the ACTE Excellence Awards, please contact ACTE staff at firstname.lastname@example.org
Awards Program Sponsors
ACTE would like to thank our sponsors for their support of the 2015-2016 ACTE Excellence Awards program!
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