National ACTE and Region IV Awards

Region IV administers the following ACTE Member Awards:

  • ACTE Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Express Employment Professionals
  • ACTE Administrator of the Year
  • ACTE Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
  • ACTE New Teacher of the Year
  • ACTE Career Guidance Award
  • ACTE Carl Perkins Community Service Award
  • ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award

 

To learn more about the ACTE Member Awards application process and requirements,visit the ACTE Awards page.

Region IV Awards Guidelines(last updated 2022)
Awards Guidelines Appendix(last updated 2010)


Meet your 2022 Region IV Award Winners

Counseling and Career Development Award
Kelly Powers, Oklahoma
Administrator of the Year
Wendy Suzanne Kelly, Mississippi
Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Tammy Balliet, Oklahoma
Lifetime Achievement Award
Saundra Grimshaw-Castillo, New Mexico
New Teacher of the Year
Tiauna Young, Arkansas
Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
Matthew Shannon, Oklahoma
Teacher of the Year
Sherri Gleaves, Oklahoma
Teacher Educator of the Year
Sheri Deaton, Arkansas

Meet your 2021 Region IV Award Winners

Counseling and Career Development Award
Tracy Hardy, Mississippi
Administrator of the Year
Teresa Pinkston, Oklahoma
Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Kristal McCathern, Oklahoma
Lifetime Achievement Award
Brenda Drawdy, Texas
New Teacher of the Year
Jennifer Snyder, Arkansas
Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
Cecil Wainscott, Oklahoma
Teacher of the Year
Amanda Eastridge-English, Oklahoma
Teacher Educator of the Year
Cynthia Miller, New Mexico

Meet your 2020 Region IV Award Winners

Counseling and Career Development Award
Candace McGowan, Texas
Administrator of the Year
Rex Buckhaults, Mississippi
Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Sandra Patocka, Oklahoma
Lifetime Achievement Award
Don Roberts, Oklahoma
New Teacher of the Year
Jason Clary, Texas
Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
Josie Scott, Oklahoma
Teacher of the Year
Michael Lindley, Oklahoma

Meet your 2019 Region IV Award Winners

Career Guidance Award
ACandace McGown, Texas
Administrator of the Year
Rex Buckhaults, Mississippi
Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Sandra Patocka, Oklahoma
Lifetime Achievement Award
Don Roberts, Oklahoma
New Teacher of the Year
Jason Clary, Texas
Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
Josie Scott, Oklahoma
Teacher of the Year
Mike Lindley , Oklahoma

Meet Your 2017 Region IV Award Winners

Career Guidance Award
Amy Kuhns, Texas
Administrator of the Year
Richard Lowe, Oklahoma
Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Sue Gibson, Arkansas
Lifetime Achievement Award
Donna Metcalf, Oklahoma
New Teacher of the Year
Justin Nisbett, Oklahoma
Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
Gay Simpson, Oklahoma
Teacher of the Year
Bart Taylor, Texas

Meet Your 2016 Region IV Award Winners

Career Guidance Award
Jennifer Koon, Mississippi
Administrator of the Year
Rick Bracy, Texas
Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
Nancy Howell, Oklahoma
Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Lindsey Treadwell, Oklahoma
New Teacher of the Year
Jessica Young, Arkansas
Teacher of the Year
Janet Harris, Oklahoma

Meet Your 2015 Region IV Award Winners

Career Guidance Award
Jeannie Bragg, Texas
Administrator of the Year
Gregory Shipp, Texas
New Teacher of the Year
Amber Hairston, Arkansas
Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Krystal Young, Arkansas
Teacher of the Year
Patricia Tapley, Oklahoma

 

Career Guidance Award
Barrett Richardson, Oklahoma
Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher
Patricia Carroll, Arkansas
Outstanding Career and Technical Educator
Phillip Gilbreath, Texas
Teacher of the Year
Fiona McAlister, Oklahoma
Outstanding Teacher in Community Service
Julian Acevedo, Texas
Career Guidance Award
Sharon Ann Hetherington, Texas
Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher
Claire Nickel, Texas
Outstanding Career and Technical Educator
Diana Plummer, Oklahoma
Teacher of the Year
Athena Frank, Oklahoma
Outstanding Teacher in Community Service
Glenna LoAnn Latona, Oklahoma
Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher
Mindi Clark, Oklahoma
Outstanding Career and Technical Educator
David Hughes, Arkansas
ACTE Teacher of the Year
Cynthia Adams, Oklahoma
Outstanding Teacher in Community Service
Dawn Boland, Oklahoma
Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher
Buddy Neasbitt, Oklahoma
Outstanding Career and Technical Educator
Jeannette Capshaw, Oklahoma
Teacher of the Year
Gary Weese, Louisiana
Outstanding Teacher in Community Service
Elizabeth Wright, Oklahoma
Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher
Stormie Roberson, Oklahoma
Outstanding Career and Technical Educator
Bea Paul, Oklahoma
Teacher of the Year
H. Mark American Horse, Oklahoma
Outstanding Teacher in Community Service
Diane M. Bull, Oklahoma
Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher
Britt James, Arkansas
Outstanding Career and Technical Educator
Linda Laverty, Oklahoma
Teacher of the Year
Shelley Carter, Oklahoma
Outstanding Teacher in Community Service
Carol Dvorak, Oklahoma