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Leadership Awards

We are now accepting nominations for ASTE Leadership Awards for 2017. (Nominations close January 20th)

Honor those who do amazing things. Each year ASTE requests nominations from our membership of students  and education professionals  who set the bar for the rest of us. Share with us people who demonstrate true technology integration and innovative teaching and learning in Alaska.

Student Awards- Categories: Submit your nomination
– Elementary School Student of the Year
– Middle School Student of the Year
– High School Student of the Year
– Higher Education Student of the Year
Adult Awards -Categories: Submit  your nomination
-Administrator
-Tech Support
-Teacher/Faculty
Questions? Please contact ASTE Volunteer Chair Amanda Duvall (amanda.duvall@aste.org

Award Descriptions

Teacher/Faculty of the Year: Recognizes Alaskan educators responsible for the day-to-day instruction of PK-20 students. Nominees may include innovative classroom teachers, library media specialists, technology integration specialists, or others. The nominee must spend at least 75% of his/her day in direct instruction.

Tech Support of the Year: Recognizes Alaskans who help teachers/faculty find and use technology. Nominees may include technology integration specialist, instructional web support, database integration support, or others who work behind the scenes. The nominee must spend less than 75% of his/her day in direct instruction.

Administrator of the Year: Recognizes Alaskans who lead schools/organizations in the innovative use of technology. Nominees may include PK-12 school principals or district administrators, as well as directors or department heads of colleges or universities. The nominee must be a full or part-time supervisor of educators implementing innovative technology practices.

Student Categories:
– Elementary School Student of the Year
– Middle School Student of the Year
– High School Student of the Year
– Higher Education Student of the Year

 

PAST AWARDEES:

ASTE Teacher/Faculty of the Year

  • Lorraine Pierce (2016)
  • Dr. Lee Graham (2015)
  • Greg Zorbas (2014)
  • Lisa Leeper (2013)
  • Katie Conover (2012)
  • Nan Koentopp (2011)
  • Honorable Mention: Rene Martin (2011)

ASTE Tech Support of the Year

  • Casey Olson (2016)
  • Chris Bass;Jon Kludt-Painter (2014)
  • Misha Brenner-Gelvin (2013)
  • Lindy Kinn (2012)
  • Ann Dagnillo (2011)

ASTE Administrator of the Year

  • Trevan Walker (2016)
  • Tammy Van Wyhe (2015)
  • Rob Thomason (2014)
  • Michael Byer (2013)
  • Therese Ashton (2012)
  • Joe Robidou (2011)

ASTE High School Student of the Year

  • Autumn Gross (2016)
  • Cadence Wren Moffitt (2015)
  • PK Bunyi;Michael “Sterling” Maffe  (2014)
  • Jacob Kaus (2013)
  • Daniel Royston (2013)
  • Teofilo Agne, Jr. (2012)
  • Cole Johnson (2011)

ASTE Elementary/Middle School Student of the Year

  • Erik Handeland (2014)
  • Ian Nelson (2013)

Advocate of the Year

  • Bob Whicker (2012)
  • Mark Standley (2010)

Lifetime Achievement

  • Karen Cator (2013)
  • Dr. Jason Ohler (2013)
  • Ken Caron (2012)
  • Linda Frink (2012)
  • Randy Fleharty (2012)
  • Don Holmes (2010)
  • Fran Ulmer (2010)
  • Della Mathis (2007)

Making IT Happen

  • Todd Schechter, Keith Zamudio and Skip Via (2014)
  • Roxanne Mourant (2013)
  • David Piazza and Steve Noonkesser (2012)
  • Cecilia Miller (2011)

President’s Award

  • Laural Jackson(2016)
  • Jon Concilius (2014)
  • Thane Thomas (2013)
  • Randy Fleharty (2012)
  • Christa Bruce-Krotc (2010)

Network Appreciation

  • Cecilia Miller (2015)