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PRESS RELEASE: ITEEA Recognizes Outstanding Authors

May 25, 2017


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ITEEA Recognizes Outstanding Authors


RESTON, VA., MAY 25, 2017Outstanding 2016-2017 Technology and Engineering Teacher articles were announced today by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA). 

The Excellence in Authorship Awards are named for former TET Review Board Chair and longtime ITEEA member Gerald Day. With his many years of editorial experience, Day felt strongly about creating this award program that recognizes outstanding technology and engineering authors. The award winners are determined by TET readers, utilizing ITEEA’s annual Communications Survey.

The 2016-2017 Gerald Day Excellence in Authorship Award winners:

  • Top Peer-Reviewed Article: “Design Sketching: A Lost Skill,” by Todd R. Kelley, DTE, of Purdue Polytechnic Institute. (May/June 2017)
  • Top Volunteered Article: “Assessing Open-Ended Design Problems,” by Scott Bartholomew of Purdue Polytechnic Institute. (March 2017)
  • Top Volunteered Article by a Classroom Teacher Team: “Every Day a New 3D Printing Material,” by Bill Hughes, Lynn Mona, Greg Wilson, Jeff Seamans, Steve McAninch, and Heath Stout, all current and former classroom teachers in Pennsylvania. (February 2017)
  • Top Peer-Reviewed Article by a University/Classroom Teacher Team: “The Crab Boat Engineering Design Challenge,” by Tyler S. Love of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Larry Ryan of Decatur High School in Berlin, MD. (April 2017)

The 2016-2017 Excellence in Authorship Awards will be presented at ITEEA’s 2018 Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA, April 12-14.

For more information about ITEEA’s flagship journal, Technology and Engineering Teacher, including guidelines for submission, please visit  

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