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ASTE Leadership Award Nominations are OPEN

 

Help us honor those of us doing amazing things that demonstrate true technology integration and have a positive impact on teaching and learning in Alaska! Nominations for the 2019 ASTE Technology Leadership Awards are open now and close on December 14, 2018.

For questions, please contact: ASTE Past President, Amanda Adams (amanda.adams@aste.org)

(ASTE Membership Requirement: The nomination must be submitted by an individual planning to attend/register for at least one day of the ASTE 2019 conference, making the nominator an ASTE member)

ASTE 2018 Leadership Award Winners

  • Jennifer Parnell – Teacher of the Year
  • Kyle Schneider – Tech Support of the Year
  • Jude Villaroya – Elementary School Student of the Year
  • Nicholas Cummings – Middle School Student of the Year
  • Keegan Palmieri – High School Student of the Year
  • Kim Leslie – President’s Award
  • Luke Meinert, Sally Eberhard – ISTE Making IT Happen Award
Student Awards – 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
Adult Awards – Categories:
Administrator
Tech Support
Teacher/Faculty
ISTE Making IT Happen Award
Award Descriptions
ASTE Teacher/Faculty of the Year Award

It is the intent of the ASTE Teacher/Faculty of the Year Award to recognize Alaskan educators currently responsible for the day-to-day instruction of PK-20 students, either building-based or classroom-based, regardless of subject matter. Nominees may include innovative classroom teachers, library media specialists, technology integration specialists, or others whose primary work with students is promoting deeper learning of academic content through the wise use of technology. To be eligible for this award, the nominee must spend at least 75% of his/her day in direct instruction.

ASTE Tech Support of the Year Award

It is the intent of the ASTE Tech Support of the Year Award to recognize Alaskans who help teachers/faculty find and use technology to support academic goals, which may include helping with hardware. Nominees may include technology integration specialist, instructional web support, database integration support, or others who work behind the scenes to support educators who work directly with students. To be eligible for this award, the nominee must spend less than 75% of his/her day in direct instruction.

ASTE Administrator of the Year Award

It is the intent of the ASTE Administrator of the Year Award to recognize Alaskans who lead schools/organizations in the innovative use of technology to support academic goals. Nominees may include PK-12 school principals or district administrators, as well as directors or department heads of colleges or universities. To be eligible for this award, the nominee must be a full or part-time supervisor of educators who are working to implement innovative or transformational technology-infused instructional practices.

ASTE 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

  • Brad Kennon (2017)
  • 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

  • Soony Mauricio (2017)
  • 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

  • Student Tyson Vu  (2017)
  • 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

  • Brett Hill, William Ennis ( 2017)
  • Todd Schechter, Keith Zamudio and Skip Via (2014)
  • Roxanne Mourant (2013)
  • David Piazza and Steve Noonkesser (2012)
  • Cecilia Miller (2011)

President’s Award

  • Kerry Boyd (2017)
  • Laural Jackson(2016)
  • Jon Concilius (2014)
  • Thane Thomas (2013)
  • Randy Fleharty (2012)
  • Christa Bruce-Krotc (2010)

Network Appreciation

  • Cecilia Miller (2015)