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The CTAT/ACTE Image Awards recognize groups and individuals from the education, business and industry communities who enhance career and technical education by contributing to the improvement, promotion, development and progress of CTE. Individuals or entities (from within or outside the field) that have contributed to the success and promotion of CTE, thereby positively impacting the image of CTE, are eligible recipients of these awards. CTAT/ACTE presents the following awards annually at the CTAT Awards Luncheon held during the TCEC Summer Conference:
CTAT/ACTE Business Leader of the Year—for leaders and executives from the business community who contribute to the improvement, promotion, development and progress of CTE
CTAT/ACTE Business of the Year—for businesses and organizations that contribute to the improvement, promotion, development and progress of CTE
CTAT/ACTE Champion of the Year—for any individuals or entities that contribute to the improvement, promotion, development and progress of CTE
CTE Showcase of Excellence - for any district/program that represents best practices and excellence in CTE through community partnerships, sustained excellence, innovation, transferability, cost effectiveness, student impact, and/or membership/activities. *This is a CTAT state level award only.*
CTAT STATE APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
• Each CTAT area can nominate two recipients for Business Leader, Business and Champion of the Year. Each area can nominate one CTE Showcase of Excellence recipient.
All nominations must be submitted by the area president by the May 1 deadline.
ACTE NATIONAL AWARDS
If your area would like to submit nominations to ACTE and participate in the national judging process, please see the procedures below:
How to Apply