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Welcome to the ACTE Awards Portal! To get started on an application, select a program below. If you are an applicant, judge, or program administrator and have questions or need help getting started, please visit our Help page

The ACTE Member Awards recognize exceptional individuals who have contributed to the success of CTE through the quality of their work and their involvement in the CTE community. There are seven Member Awards:

  • ACTE Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Express Employment Professionals
  • ACTE Career Guidance Award, sponsored by Kuder
  • ACTE Administrator of the Year
  • ACTE Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
  • ACTE New Teacher of the Year
  • ACTE Carl Perkins Community Service Award
  • ACTE Lifetime Achievement Award

Click here to learn more and apply!

The ACTE Image Awards recognize groups and individuals from the education, business and industry communities that have enhanced CTE by contributing to the improvement, promotion, development and progress of CTE. There are three Image Awards:

  • ACTE Business Leader of the Year
  • ACTE Business of the Year
  • ACTE Champion of the Year

Click here to learn more and apply!


Are you applying for another award in your state or Region? Click here to get started.

 2015 ACTE Board Elections

Nominations for the 2015 Board of Directors Election are now closed. Visit the ACTE website for more information on the election candidates and voting. 

Achieve 100 Award

This award is presented to schools and institutions that have 100% ACTE membership among their career and technical education staff. All CTE staff must be ACTE members by November 30. Applications are due January 15. 


Click here to submit an application!


Public Policy Awards

These awards are administered by ACTE’s Public Policy Department and approved by the ACTE Board of Directors. They are presented at ACTE’s annual National Policy Seminar each spring.

·         ACTE Policymaker of the Year

·         Baird-English Advocate of the Year

HSE & Catherine B. Junge Memorial Scholarship Contest

Applications for the 2015 HSE & Catherine B. June Memorial contest must be submitted online by March 16, 2015.

Click here to submit an application!


If you have questions about any of the programs on the Awards Portal, please visit our Help page or contact ACTE staff at awards@acteonline.org