UCET Outstanding Leader of the Year - This award recognizes and honors a leader who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education. Nominee can be a principal, superintendent, school or district technology staff, regional technology trainer, etc. The one stipulation is that the nominee is not a PK-12 classroom teacher. They may have a teaching certificate, however their current position is not as a classroom teacher.
UCET Outstanding Young Educator of the Year - This award will be presented to an outstanding young educator who will be under the age of 35 by July 15, 2018, who demonstrates vision, innovation, action, and transformation using technology to improve teaching and learning. ISTE Making IT Happen Award - Making IT Happen is an internationally recognized awards program administered by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). This program honors educational technology educators and leaders for their commitment and innovation. ISTE sponsors the award, the jacket, and a press release about the award recipient. UCET sponsors a $500 cash award for the Making IT Happen recipient. Read more about this award here: http://www.iste.org, search for Making IT Happen Award General Info
Nominations for all UCET awards close on February 23, 2018. All award winners will be announced Day 1 at the opening session of the UCET Conference.
Nominations for the ISTE Award, Making IT Happen Award, close on February 23, 2018. UCET must submit Making IT Happen Award, winner’s name and other information to ISTE well in advance to ensure that the Making IT Happen Award, winner receives the coveted black (for men) or pink (for ladies) jacket.
Selection criteria for each award can be found at: http://goo.gl/nWmuQr