Our Quest for Winners – YOU! What are you waiting for? Nominate yourself or someone from your division! The deserving recognition is waiting for you. And to think – all you have to do is to apply. All candidate applications must be submitted to the NCACTE Awards Committee.
NCACTE Awards Portal. Click Here to Apply Online
Every division is requested to send in nominations for the five main NCACTE Awards:
NCACTE Teacher of the Year… To recognize teachers who are providing outstanding career and technical education programs for youth and/or adults in their respective fields and communities. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and novel programs that are serving to improve and promote career and technical education.
NCACTE Outstanding Career and Technical Professional… To recognize career and technical educators, other than full-time classroom/laboratory teachers, who have recently provided or currently are providing significant contributions to professional associations and career and technical education programs for youth and/or adults in their fields, communities and/or states. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and novel programs; and/or improvement, promotion, research or development of programs of career and technical education.
NCACTE Outstanding Teacher in Community Service… The purpose of this award is to recognize teachers with significant accomplishments and outstanding leadership in programs and activities that promote community involvement. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward training, motivating, and inspiring their peers and students to become involved in programs and projects that benefit their communities.
NCACTE Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher… This award is meant to encourage new teachers to remain in the profession. Recipients of this award must have made significant contributions toward innovative, unique and novel programs and have shown a professional commitment early in their careers.
NCACTE Policy Maker of the Year… This award is presented annually by the NCACTE Board of Directors to recognize policymakers who have made a contribution of significance to career and technical education.
* Please note: State winners must be current ACTE members in order to be recognized at and compete in the regional awards program. If a state winner does not meet the membership requirements set by ACTE, the state winner will be recognized only at the state level.
There are 7 categories of ACTE Awards. Visit ACTE’s Awards for information on the national awards conferred by ACTE.