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ITEEA Members Receive Honors from ACTE

November 30, 2018

ITEEA members Tyler Love and Pete Gjovic were named, respectively, Safety Educator of the Year award and Teacher Educator of the Year at ACTE's Excellence Awards Banquet in San Antonio on November 28th. More information about each award is below.

Safety Educator of the Year - Tyler S. Love, Penn State Harrisburg. The Safety Educator of the Year Award presented by CareerSafe(R), who’s mission is to deliver safety education for America’s future, was established to recognize educators who have not only dedicated their time to prepare students for the future but to also help students recognize and mitigate workplace hazards in their chosen careers. They instill necessary career skills in their students, while also prioritizing the importance of safety in all aspects of life. Love was one of three national finalists for the award. Dr. Larry D. Teverbaugh, Founder and CEO of CareerSafe, presented Love with the award at the ACTE Excellence Awards Banquet in San Antonio on Wednesday night. Love said, “I am very thankful for the commitment to safety demonstrated by CareerSafe and ITEEA.  It is such an important topic and their efforts to support this initiative have benefited numerous students, teachers, and employers across the U.S.”

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Teacher Educator of the Year - Pete Gjovik, Valley City State University. This award recognizes teacher educators who have demonstrated innovation in teacher education, leadership in improving CTE, and commitment to preparing teachers to deliver high quality CTE programs. Gjovik was one of 5 finalists for the 2019 national title which he was awarded. The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. ACTE represents the community of CTE professionals, including educators, administrators, researchers, school counselors, guidance and career development professionals and others at all levels of education. 

Press release for being named a finalist -