This application information is to be completed and forwarded to the affiliate association's Affiliate Representative, Awards Coordinator, or Designated Official. To find the name and contact information of your affiliate representative, click here - ITEEA Affiliate Representatives.
Please pay attention to affiliate association deadlines to allow for review, selection, and submission to ITEEA by December 1st of each year.
The Teacher Excellence Award is one of the highest honors given
to Technology and Engineering Education classroom teachers and is presented
in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the profession
and their students. The Teacher Excellence Award provides public
recognition at the local through international levels. On the
province or state level, recognition is granted
at the affiliated association's annual meeting. The honoree
is formally presented with an engraved plaque and other recognition
at ITEEA's Annual Conference.
Who is Eligible?
Candidates for the Teacher Excellence Award must be characterized as providing
technology and engineering education instruction of high quality, learner centered and
relevant to a study of technological literacy. Mandatory requirements include:
- The teacher must be nominated by an educator.
- The teacher must be a current member and have held membership for
the preceding year in both ITEEA and its affiliated state/provincial
- The teacher must be certified to teach in Technology/Engineering Education and
must be a full-time technology and engineering teacher (at least four periods
- The teacher's administrators must concur that he/she is a professional
worthy of being considered an outstanding educator.
Application information for the three levels of awards may be obtained from your affiliate association or by clicking one of the following:
Teacher Excellence Award Information - Elementary - Word - PDF
Teacher Excellence Award Information - Middle School - Word - PDF
Teacher Excellence Award Information - High School - Word - PDF
ITEEA provides its affiliated associations with recommended selection
and criteria procedures to use in choosing honorees. The affiliate association forwards the appropriate information to ITEEA by December 1st.
Please Note: While ITEEA does provide plaques,
pins, and certificates, it does not provide registration,
travel, or lodging support for the recipients at the conference.