National ACTE and Region V Awards

Region V administers the following ACTE Member Awards:

  • ACTE Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Express Employment Professionals
  • ACTE Teacher Educator of the Year
  • 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

Read more about this year’s Region V winners and the other national finalists here!

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

Visit the Region V Video Page for questions, guidelines, and tips on making and sharing your video interview.

Region V Publication Awards

Publication awards must have been created and completed
between January 1 and December 31 of the current award year.

See the entry form (Updated!) for all publication awards. Make copies of entry form as needed. Send three copies of each publication and one entry form attached to each of the publications. Electronic submissions of publications will be accepted for evaluation. Each entry is displayed at the Region V Conference, so please mail an original the Region V awards chair.

Region V Publication Awards Categories

  • Newsletter: Submit three copies of one issue of the newsletter that is published at least three times a year. The newsletter may be printed by any method. A newsletter is an informational news-related document written specifically for an intended audience.
  • Membership Recruitment: Submit three copies of one membership recruitment tool. The membership recruitment tool may be printed by any method and can be used in an envelope or as a self-mailer. The purpose is to promote membership to an intended audience.
  • Conference Program: Submit three copies of one conference program that has one specific purpose. The conference program may be printed by any method. The purpose is to promote attendance at a specific meeting for an intended audience.
  • Advocacy Publication: Submit three copies of one advocacy publication that promoted ACTE and the goals of the state and national association. The advocacy publication may be printed by any method.
  • Website Publication: purpose is to promote Career and Technical Education utilizing technology.
    Provide link to the website.

Region V Innovative Program Award

This award recognizes innovative career and technical education programs from each Region V state that are unique, novel, and are serving to improve and promote the image of career and technical education.

See the entry form for more details.


Region V Awards Contact

Pam Stroklund
Minot Public Schools
215 2nd St. SE
Minot, ND 58701
pam.stroklund@minot.k12.nd.us


2017 Region V Award Winners

ACTE Teacher of the Year
Sharon Metzger, Chandler
Arizona
ACTE Administrator of the Year
Jillian Johnson-Sharp
Santa Ana, California
ACTE Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
Sheree Moser
Lincoln, Nebraska
ACTE New Teacher of the Year
Sara Quintana
Las Vegas, Nevada
ACTE Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Kelly Hoelting
Eskridge, Kansas
ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award
Roxanne Trees
Seattle, Washington
ACTE Career Guidance Award
Jan Fellow
Surprise, Arizona

2016 Region V Award Winners

ACTE Teacher of the Year
Wendy Frazier-Snyder
Utah
ACTE Administrator of the Year
DeLayne Havlovic
Omaha, Nebraska
ACTE Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
Dr. Carol Werhan
Kansas
ACTE New Teacher of the Year
Chad Eichenlaub
Saint Regis, Montana
ACTE Carl Perkins Community Service Award
John Rist
Viborg, South Dakota
ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award
Beverly Rieck
Dell Rapids, South Dakota
ACTE Career Guidance Award
Tina Boone
Billings, Montana

2015 Region V Award Winners

ACTE Teacher of the Year
Michelle Aldrich
Cheyenne, Wyoming
ACTE Administrator of the Year
Susan Dixon
Vancouver, Washington
ACTE Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
Clifford McClain
Las Vegas, Nevada
ACTE New Teacher of the Year
Benjamin Barth
Coolidge, Arizona
ACTE Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Kelly Keller
Arlington, South Dakota
ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award
LaDonna Elhardt
Minot, North Dakota
ACTE Career Guidance Award
Sue Rodriguez
Reno, Nevada

2014 Region V Award Winners

ACTE Teacher of the Year
Clyde McBride
Agriculture Teacher/ CTE Director
Kayenta, Arizona
ACTE Administrator of the Year
Amanda Shively
Director of Career and Technical Education
Glendale, Arizonza
ACTE Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
Annika Russell
Accounting/Business Management Instructor
Mitchell, South Dakota
ACTE New Teacher of the Year
Becky Bruce
Family and Consumre Science Teacher
Boulder, Montana
ACTE Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Matt Mounts
Agriculture Science Instructor
Yelm, Washington
ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award
Rachel Gonzalez
Teacher
Orem, Utah
ACTE Career Guidance Award
Steve Beutler
Career Development Counselor
Minot, North Dakota

2013 Region V Award Winners

ACTE Teacher of the Year
Tricia Littlefield
Family and Consumer Sciences Educator
Bonney Lake, Washington
Outstanding Career & Technical Educator
Gayla L. Randel
Family and Consumer Sciences Educational Program Consultant
Topeka, Kansas
Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher
Stacy E. Hatton
C.N.A. Program Coordinator and Instructor
Rio Rico, Arizona
Outstanding Teacher in Community Service
Robert H. Gowans
Agricultural Education Instructor
Tooele, Utah

ACTE Career Guidance Award

Jamie Vargas
CTE/Comprehensive Counseling and Guidance Specialist
West Jordan, Utah

2012 Region V Award Winners

Career & Technical Teacher of the Year
Diane Cluff
Orem, Utah
Outstanding Career & Technical Educator
Mark Hamilton
Gilbert, Arizona
Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher
Carmelita Goossen
Plains, Kansas
Outstanding Teacher in Community Service
Denise J. Kuehne Abbott
Orem, Utah

ACTE Career Guidance Award

Renae Brady
South Jordan, Utah

2011 Region V Award Winners

Career & Technical Teacher of the Year
Scott Burke
Trade and Industrial Education
Loveland, Colorado
Outstanding Career & Technical Educator
Julie J. Bagley
Guidance and Career Development
Salt Lake City, Utah
Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher
Terry Ertman
Marketing Education
Henderson, Nevada
Outstanding Teacher in Community Service
Deb Moore
Marketing Education
Glendale, Arizona

2010 Region V Award Winners

Career & Technical Teacher of the Year
David Wilson
Agricultural Education
Vernal, Utah
Outstanding Career & Technical Educator
Ross Arnold
Occupational Program Coordinator
Downey, California
Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher
Brett Robertson
Agricultural Education
Lehi, Utah
Outstanding Teacher in Community Service
Christina Larsen
Family and Consumer Sciences
Alcester, South Dakota

2009 Region V Award Winners

Career & Technical Teacher of the Year
Joe Wilkins
Automotive Technology
Great Falls, Montana
Outstanding Career & Technical Educator
Nicole Chinadle Winago
University of Arizona
Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher
Sarah McCoy
Family and Consumer Science
Everett, Washington
Outstanding Teacher in Community Service
Michael Strohschein
Agricultural Education
Spring Hill, Kansas

2007 Region V Award Winners

Career & Technical Teacher of the Year
Kathryn Gifford

Outstanding Career & Technical Educator
Larry Stephenson

Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher
Ralph Anderson

Outstanding Teacher of Community Service
Loretta Artz

2006 Region V Award Winners

Career & Technical Teacher of the Year
Laura Hilzendeger, Washington

Outstanding Career & Technical Educator
Mike Gillspie, Arizona

Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher
Buck Nelson, Arizona

Outstanding Teacher of Community Service
Joline Dunbar, South Dakota


2005 Region V Award Winners

Career & Technical Teacher of the Year
Kevin English, Arizona

Outstanding Career & Technical Educator
Shepherd Siegel, Washington

Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher
Marjorie Chinadle, Montana

Outstanding Teacher of Community Service
Douglas Daley, Arizona


2004 Region V Award Winners

Career & Technical Teacher of the Year
Patricia Beltram, Arizona

Outstanding Career & Technical Educator
John (Jack) Elliot, Arizona

Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher
Debbie Moore, Arizona

Outstanding Teacher of Community Service
David Barnard, Nebraska

 

Meet Your 2015 Region V Award Winners

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