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ACTE Announces 2014 Region V Excellence Award Winners, National Award Finalists


April 28, 2014

April 28, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Region V Excellence Awards:

ACTE Region V Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Cisco-Clyde McBride, Kayenta, Arizona

ACTE Region V Career Guidance Award, sponsored by Kuder, Inc.-Steve Beutler, Minot, North Dakota

ACTE Region V Administrator of the Year- Amanda Shively, Glendale, Arizona

ACTE Region V Postsecondary Teacher of the Year-Annika Russell, Mitchell, South Dakota

ACTE Region V New Teacher of the Year-Becky Bruce, Boulder, Montana

ACTE Region V Carl Perkins Community Service Award-Matt Mounts, Yelm, Washington

ACTE Region V Lifetime Achievement Award-Rachel Gonzalez, Orem, Utah

The Region winners were announced at an awards ceremony during the ACTE Region V conference in Bismarck, North Dakota on April 26, 2014. Region winners were selected from among state award winners in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

The ACTE Excellence Awards promote merit in career and technical education by recognizing 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 students and being committed to CTE. For more information about the ACTE Excellence Awards, please click here

The Region V winners will progress as national finalists in their categories. The national winners will be announced at the ACTE Awards Banquet, a dinner and award presentation recognizing the best CTE educators in the country, which will take place on Wednesday evening, November 19, during ACTE's CareerTech VISION 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. For more information about the 2014 Awards Banquet, please click here.

About ACTE

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the nation's largest not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. ACTE represents the community of CTE professionals, including educators, administrators, researchers, guidance counselors and others at all levels of education. ACTE is committed to excellence in providing advocacy, public awareness and access to resources, professional development and leadership opportunities.

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