FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 15, 2020
Contact: Megan Kmiotek
ACTE Announces University of Central Missouri Faculty as National Award Finalist
ALEXANDRIA, VA—Today, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announced Krystle Gremaud, Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences and CTE Teacher Educator Program Coordinator at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Missouri, as the 2020 ACTE Region III Postsecondary Teacher of The Year. This award recognizes the finest career and technical education (CTE) teachers at the postsecondary level who have demonstrated innovation in the classroom, commitment to their students and dedication to the improvement of CTE in their institution and communities.
Krystle Gremaud has been in Career & Technical Education for 15 years. For ten of those years, she taught middle and high school family and consumer science classes, advised FCCLA chapters, coached various teams and sponsored student groups. Today, Gremaud serves as the coordinator for Career and Technical Teacher Education programs and the lead faculty for Family and Consumer Science Education at the University of Central Missouri. Her philosophy is family first; Gremaud whole-heartedly believes in the importance of the family unit and is passionate about teaching students how to balance the roles we play as students, family members and professionals.
Gremaud is one of five finalists for the 2021 national title. The national winner will be announced at the ACTE Awards Gala, a dinner and award presentation recognizing the best CTE educators in the country. The event will take place on Wednesday evening, December 2, during ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2020 in Nashville, TN. The Virtual Awards Gala is sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, Goodheart-Willcox, CareerSafe, and Stratasys. For more information about the ACTE Excellence Awards, visit our webpage.
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.