ACTE Excellence Awards
The ACTE Excellence Awards recognize those individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to CTE, programs that exemplify the highest standards and organizations that have conducted activities to promote and expand CTE programs. Award winners serve as inspirational leaders to ACTE: they embody the core values of serving their students and being committed to CTE. All ACTE Excellence Awards are presented at the ACTE Awards Banquet in conjunction with ACTE’s CareerTech VISION.
2017 ACTE Awards Banquet
December 6, 2017 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
The deadline has passed to purchase tickets.
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Learn more about the event below.
Grammy nominated hit songwriter, Tim James, will provide entertainment for the evening. His hits include: "My List" sung by Toby Keith, "Give It All We Got Tonight" by George Strait, "Love Like Crazy" by Lee Brice, "Either Way" by Chris Stapleton and many others. Tim will provide a set of hit songs and share funny and inspirational stories behind them. Other music will be provided by Grammy Award winning songwriter, artist and producer Ray Stephenson and the talented Natalie Murphy. They have graced the stage with and had songs recorded by Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Guy Clarke, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and many more.
At the 2017 Awards Banquet, ACTE will recognize the national finalists and winners of the ACTE Excellence Awards:
|ACTE Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Express Employment Professionals
||ACTE New Teacher of the Year
|ACTE Career Guidance Award, sponsored by the U.S. Army
||ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award
|ACTE Administrator of the Year
||ACTE Business Leader of the Year
|ACTE Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
||ACTE Business of the Year
|ACTE Carl Perkins Community Service Award
||ACTE Champion of the Year
In addition, the following awards will be presented at the event:
2017 CareerSafe Safety Educator of the Year, sponsored by CareerSafe
2017 ACTE Student Trophy Design Contest Winner, sponsored by Stratasys
Awards Banquet Essentials
About the Awards Banquet: This dinner and awards presentation recognizes the best CTE educators in the country. The national winners and finalists of the Member Awards will be recognized, as well as the national Image Award winners.
When and Where: Wednesday, December 6,2017, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center during ACTE's CareerTech VISION 2017.
Cost: Admission is $75 per person. Register for the Banquet as part of your VISION registration or by calling 800-826-9972. National award winners and finalists do not pay the Banquet admission. Please note, award winners' guests will need to pay the $75 admission fee. The deadline to purchase tickets is November 17. Tickets will not be sold on site.
Attire: Business/dress attire. Wear something in which you would be comfortable being photographed.
Menu: Attendees can view the menu here.
If I'm an award winner, when should I be there? Award winners and presenters will be sent specific notifications/updates mid-September on the award winners' schedule.
2018 Member Award Finalists
The ACTE Member Awards recognize ACTE members for excellence and dedication within the field of CTE. National finalists represent the best in CTE and were selected as award recipients in their states and Regions.
Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Express Employment Professionals
New Teacher of the Year
Administrator of the Year
Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
Career Guidance Award, sponsored by the US Army
Carl Perkins Community Service Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
2018 Image Award Winners
Thank you sponsors!
The Excellence Awards program is sponsored by: