ACTE Announces Oklahoma Counselor/Career Connections Counselor as National Award Finalist


September 20, 2022 

Contact: Dominique Frascoia 


ACTE Announces Oklahoma Counselor/Career Connections Counselor as National Award Finalist 


ALEXANDRIA, VA—Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced Misty Bible, Counselor/Career Connections Counselor at Kiamichi Technology Center in Idabel, Oklahoma, as the 2022 ACTE Region IV Counseling and Career Development Professional. This award recognizes the finest career and technical education (CTE) educators at the middle/secondary school level who have demonstrated innovation in the classroom, commitment to their students and dedication to the improvement of CTE in their institutions and communities. 


Misty Bible is the Counselor and Career Connections Specialist at Kiamichi Tech-Idabel.  In her capacity as Counselor, Misty meets with all students on campus for employability skills instruction.  She works with local business and industry representatives to evaluate potential candidates and with local high schools to help students discover which CTE program best fits their future needs.  In her 23 years in education, Misty has served as a School Counselor Advisory Member to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, board member of the Oklahoma School Counselor Association, and Oklahoma School Counselor of the Year.  Her motivation is helping students develop careers that lead to lifelong fulfillment.   


Bible is one of five finalists for the 2023 national title. The national winner will be announced at the ACTE Awards Gala, an award presentation recognizing the best CTE educators in the country. The event will take place on November 30, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. The Awards Gala is sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, Goodheart-Willcox and Stratasys. For more information about the ACTE Excellence Awards, visit our webpage. 



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, 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.