• Awards Time~

    Hello members  of the ISTE Teacher Education Network,
    Nominations are now being taken for the 2019 Award for Excellence in Teacher Education!  Each year this award is given in recognition of an outstanding educator who is using technology in innovative ways for teaching, learning, leadership, and scholarship. The award will be presented at the ISTE Conference in Philadelphia.

    In order to nominate someone for this award, please complete the form before February 28th.  Educators who may be nominated for this award include individuals responsible for the development of pre-service teachers, in-service teachers, and/or administrators, such as college or university faculty or district personnel (e.g., technology integration specialists, curriculum coaches).

    The winner of this award will receive:

    Complimentary ISTE membership

    Engraved plaque acknowledging the recipient's outstanding achievement 

    $100 cash prize 

    A one-year basic individual ISTE membership 

    Recognition in ISTE publications and on the website 

    Recognition at the ISTE Conference & Expo 


    To help you prepare your nomination materials, here is a list of what you need to submit:

    Nominee's contact information
    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)? 
    Make sure all files are accessible, select the permissions which enable reviewers to access your artifacts.

    To submit a nomination, please fill out the form: 
    Here is a copy of the rubric that the TEN leadership team will use to select a winner for this award: hJcPCwKBTtT1tb4S2 

    Rachelle Dene Poth, JD, MSEd
    Foreign Language & STEAM Teacher, Riverview H.S.
    President, Teacher Education Network,
    Mobile Learning Network Communications Chair
    PAECT Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2017
    NSBA "20 to watch" 2017
    Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert
    Nearpod PioNear

    Twitter and Voxer: @rdene915
    If you have any questions about this award, please let me know. Be sure to make documents accessible when submitting the nomination form.