FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 3, 2020
Contact: Megan Kmiotek
ACTE Announces 2021 National Award Winners
ALEXANDRIA, VA — Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced its 2021 national award winners in eight different award categories. Winners were announced for the Teacher of the Year, Postsecondary Teacher of the Year, Teacher Educator of the Year, Administrator of the Year, New Teacher of the Year, Counseling and Career Development Professional of the Year, Lifetime Achievement and Carl Perkins Community Service Awards. ACTE named its national finalists earlier this year.
The national winners were announced at the ACTE Awards Gala, the first virtual award presentation recognizing the best CTE educators in the country. The event took place on Thursday, December 3, during ACTE’s CareerTech Virtual VISION 2020. The Awards Gala was sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, CareerSafe, Goodheart-Willcox, eDynamic Learning and Stratasys. For more information about the ACTE Excellence Awards, visit our webpage.
Postsecondary Teacher of the Year Award
Nicole Hampton, Flagstaff, Arizona
Teacher Educator of the Year Award
Sally E. Arnett-Hartwick, Normal, Illinois
Counseling and Career Development Professional Award
Nora Zollweg, Bremerton, Washington
Lifetime Achievement Award
Lisa Doll, Chandler, Arizona
Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Tammy Camel, Mt. Vernon, Kentucky
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.