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ACTE's Engineering & Technology Education Division (eTED) administers the following awards:


eTED Outstanding Technology Program Award 

The engineering Technology Education Division (TED) Outstanding Technology Education Program Award is presented each year at the eTED opening general session during ACTE's CareerTech VISION. Schools receiving the awards are determined as a result of input received from their nomination form, self-evaluation, peer evaluation, and letters of support. The awards are presented in three divisions: junior high/middle school; senior high schools; collegiate institutions with teacher education programs in technology education. If you have an exemplary program, please enter your nomination by September 30, 2018.


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eTED Outstanding Research Award 

It is the policy of the ETED to recognize the top two non-funded outstanding papers at the professional level related to the elementary school, high school and/or university level. In addition, one overall top paper will be recognized with a plaque and monetary award.  The Research Committee will identify the recipient of this award and furnish the name to the Awards Committee for preparation of the plaque(s). The monetary award of $500 will be provided by the Research Committee.


Application Requirements: A detailed research/ manuscript publication with full citation/ APA reference. Nominations are due September 30, 2018. 


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eTED Neven Frantz Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship

This award was established to provide recognition to promising doctoral candidates entering the field of engineering/technology teacher education. Candidate should be a member of ACTE/ETED, a doctoral student in good standing as defined by the institution of attendance, and a major field or doctoral program emphasis in technology education, engineering education, or equivalent.


Application Requirements: Two letters of recommendation (at least one from an ETED member), a current resume, current transcripts, and evidence of leadership contributions to the profession. Nominations are due September 30, 2018. 


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eTED Silvius/Wolansky Outstanding Young Teacher Educator Award

This award was established to recognize the accomplishments of a young engineering/technology teacher educator who has made a significant contribution to the profession.  Specifications for this award is: a full time faculty member at a rank no higher than associate professor at an accredited college or university (significant amount of time devoted to engineering/technology teacher education), earned doctorate with a major in engineering or technology education (or equivalent), recommended by the candidates department chair, ETED member, or colleague attesting to the quality of the candidate’s performance, and a particular contribution in one or more of the following:

  1. Development of curriculum, course of study, or other instructional units
  2. Utilization of advanced teaching/learning strategies
  3. Conduct research intended to contribute to the instructional process in ETED
  4. Professional service to the field beyond the candidate’s institution of employment
  5. Scholarly publication in the form of journal article(s), monograph(s), and book(s).

Nominations are due September 30, 2018.

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All nominations are due September 30, 2018. If you have questions about the awards, please contact the eTED Vice President, Jay Davis (jdavis@kokomo.k12.in.us). For technical assistance, please see our Help Page.