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ACTE Announces Region I Excellence Award Winners, National Award Finalists


May 25, 2016

May 25, 2016
Contact: Sean Lynch
703-683-9312, slynch@acteonline.org 

ACTE Announces Region I Excellence Award Winners, National Award Finalists

 ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Region I Excellence Awards:

  • ACTE Region I Teacher of the Year—Brandon Soards from Rockland, Maine
  • ACTE Region I Career Guidance Award winner—Tracy Hetrick from Englewood, Ohio
  • ACTE Region I Administrator of the Year—Dave Keaton from Houlton, Maine
  • ACTE Region I Postsecondary Teacher of the Year—Mark Edington from Marion, Ohio
  • ACTE Region I New Teacher of the Year—Alison Reece from Houlton, Maine

The ACTE Excellence Awards promote merit in career and technical education (CTE) 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.

The Region I 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 30, during ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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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