ACTE and ACTEN Member Awards recognize excellence and dedication within the field of career and technical education among ACTE members. Recipients of these awards are exceptional individuals who have contributed to the success of CTE through the quality of their work and their involvement in the CTE community. To become a regional or national candidate, you must first apply and be selected to receive the ACTEN (State) award.
ACTEN members are encouraged to consider applying for one of the following awards:
- Teacher of the Year – ACTEN recognizes divisional teachers and the divisional teacher award recipients compete for Teacher of the Year
- Counseling & Career Development Professional Award
- Administrator of the Year
- Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
- New Teacher of the Year
- Teacher Educator of the Year
- Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Eligibility information and evaluation criteria for each award is available on ACTE’s website and can also be accessed from within the ACTE Awards Portal.
ACTEN members must apply for state awards electronically via the ACTE Awards Portal. You will applying for the 2021 ACTE Member awards because the national ACTE Awards naming convention is a year ahead. Candidates for the 2021 Member Awards will undergo their review in Nebraska in 2019, Region V and National review in 2020, and National winners will be announced at ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2021. State award recipients will have an opportunity to update their applications prior to their application being advanced to the regional level of competition.
You will need to create an account and password before you start your application. You will also want to remember your password so that you can save your application and go back to work on it again later. The deadline to apply for ACTEN awards is March 1, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact the ACTEN office (402-525-8742 or firstname.lastname@example.org) for assistance.
Helpful Tips when Applying for Award
Use the following PowerPoint to help you answer any of your questions when using the portal to apply for an ACTE/ACTEN award.
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Access this ‘Using the Awards Portal‘ PowerPoint to help navigate the ACTE Awards Portal.