Outstanding Teacher Nominations

Recognizing Excellent Career and Technical Educators
who have provided significant contributions to professional associations & CTE programs for youth

sponsored by TIVA & ILS

  • Outstanding Trade and Industrial Teacher

  • Outstanding New Trade and Industrial Teacher

  • Outstanding Teacher in Community Service

  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Trade & Industrial Educator

Click on the link below to open the .pdf nomination form. Then print and mail  to the address listed at the bottom of the form.
-> Outstanding TI Teacher of Year Rev2014

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Individuals who are currently employed as full-time career and technical educators who are certified in Trade and Industrial Education.
  2. New Teacher: Individuals who have worked as T&I educators for less than 3 years.
  3. Membership in ILS, TIVA, and ACTE is considered in the evaluation but not required.

RULES

  1. You may nominate yourself.  Nominee must get their supervisor’s signature.
  2. The winners of the TIVA/ILS Outstanding Teacher Competitions must be a member of TIVA in order to go on to the state Texas Career and Technology Council (TCTC) competition, which includes all CTE associations (ATTE, FCSTAT, MET, TBTEA, THOA, TIVA, VATAT).
  3. To advance in the state TCTC competition, the candidate will need a portfolio which should include a resume and recommendation letters among other materials.
  4. If you win the Texas State Award (through TCTC), a portfolio is also required to compete in the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Region IV Competition.  Be sure to check www.acteonline.org for specific rules!
  5. The winner of TIVA/ILS Outstanding Teacher Competition must be a member of ILS in order to go on to the National ILS Grand Chapter Competition.   A portfolio is necessary for this competition.

COMPETITION TIMELINE

  1. Teachers desiring to compete in state, regional, and national competitions adhere to this timeline.
  2. Nomination forms must be postmarked by January 2nd, 2014.
  3. Winners of the TIVA/ILS Outstanding Teachers competition will advance to the State TCTC competition in fall 2014.
  4. The winner of the state TCTC competition will advance to the ACTE Region IV Competition in spring 2015.
  5. The ACTE Region IV winner will then compete at the National ACTE Convention in December 2015.
  6. Winners can compete in the National ILS Grand Chapter Competition in December 2014.
Click on the link below to open the .pdf nomination form. Then print and mail  to the address listed at the bottom of the form.