• Award for Excellence in Teacher Education

    Dear ISTE Teacher Education Network members, We are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Award for Excellence in Teacher Education. The winner of this award will receive a complimentary ISTE membership, a plaque, and recognition in a news release and at the PLN Leader Breakfast at the ISTE Conference & Expo. To submit your nomination, please fill out the following form: To help you prepare your nomination materials, here is a list of what you need to submit: Nominee's contact information (including mailing address) CV Biography (350 word limit) 1-2 letters of support 2 artifacts (e.g., presentations, websites, journal articles) that demonstrate the impact and innovation of the nominee in the field of educational technology and teacher education Descriptions of each artifact (250 word limit/artifact) Narrative statement (2000 word limit) Responses to the following prompts (250 word limit each): 1) Describe how the nominee's teaching activities include and promote innovative technology-rich pedagogical practices. 2) How has the nominee contributed to the field of educational technology and teacher education through scholarly activities? 3) How has the nominee furthered the field of teaching with technology through participation in community or service activities (including educator mentorships and professional development opportunities)? Here is a copy of the rubric that the TEN leadership team will use to select the winner of this award: The deadline to submit your nomination is Tuesday, February 28, 2017. If you have any questions about the award, please don't hesitate to contact me. Cheers, Torrey Trust ISTE Teacher Education Network President