FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 7, 2017
Contact: Jarrod Nagurka
ACTE Announces 2018 National Award Winners
ALEXANDRIA, VA — Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced its 2018 national award winners in seven different award categories. Winners were announced for the Teacher of the Year, Postsecondary Teacher of the Year, Administrator of the Year, New Teacher of the Year, Career Guidance, Lifetime Achievement and Carl Perkins Community Service Awards. ACTE named its national finalists earlier this year.
The national winners for each award were announced at the ACTE Awards Banquet, a dinner and award presentation recognizing the best CTE educators in the country. The event took place on Wednesday evening, December 6, during ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Awards Banquet was sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, the US Army, CareerSafe, Stratasys, and International Baccalaureate. Visit ACTE’s website for more information about the ACTE Excellence Awards.
Teacher of the Year Award
- Linda Romano – Newburgh, NY
Postsecondary Teacher of the Year Award
- Sally E. Arnett-Hartwick – Normal, IL
Administrator of the Year Award
- Donna McKethan – Waco, TX
New Teacher of the Year Award
- Sara Quintana – Las Vegas, NV
Career Guidance Award
- Sharon Barrow – Waycross, GA
Lifetime Achievement Award
- Roxanne L. Trees – Seattle, WA
Carl Perkins Community Service Award
- Stephanie Jolliff – Mt. Victory, OH
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, school counselors, guidance and career development professionals 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.