NCCE

In an effort to celebrate the innovative uses and effective integration of technology in the education field, NCCE honors specific members through our annual awards program.Award winners are announced and honored at NCCE’s annual conference and are awarded a recognition plaque from the NCCE Board President and CEO/Executive Director.

Award winners are announced and honored at NCCE’s annual conference and are awarded a recognition plaque from the NCCE Board President and CEO/Executive Director.

The objective of the NCCE awards program is to:

  • Recognize excellence among the many outstanding members of NCCE
  • Highlight exemplary technology educators and leaders
  • Increase public awareness of the importance of high quality technology and integration in education
  • Set standards for the innovative and effective use of a variety of technologies in education and show how such standards can be achieved
  • Provide tangible recognition of personal and professional achievements, garner respect of colleagues, and enhance professional opportunities for NCCE members

Presidents Award

The President’s Award highlights an individual who has worked to promote either successful practices of technology use in education, or has served some special service on behalf of or to NCCE.

Maria Turner
2018 President’s Award Recipient – Maria Turner

Past President Award Recipients

Eric Jensen Leadership Award

The Eric Jensen Leadership Award highlights an individual who has provided leadership to NCCE.

Becky Firth
2018 Eric Jensen Award – Becky Firth

Becky Firth, has dedicated her life to teaching and learning for the past 42 years. “I cannot express how grateful I am personally for Becky’s dedication and vision for the future of our membership organization to grow NCCE’s professional development 500% in 12 years.” Stated Dr. Rogers.

Outstanding Technology Educator of the Year

NCCE awards the Outstanding Technology Educator of the Year Award to a member who has daily contact with students.

Criteria for Technology Educator of the Year

The candidate must:

  • Be a current member of NCCE
  • Have significantly influenced staff and/or student performance using computers and related technologies in education
  • Have worked beyond his or her job description to improve the effectiveness of technology use in education
  • Have achieved integration of technology into the curriculum well beyond that assumed in his or her job description
  • Have expanded his or her professional expertise by participating in workshops, seminars, conferences, and other professional development opportunities

2018 Outstanding Technology Educator of the Year Award – Dean Smith

Dean Smith, administrator and teacher at the Prosser School District received theOutstanding Technology Educator of the Year Award at the NCCE18 conference in Seattle, WA. Dan is surrounded by his wife, Kila Salyers Smith, students and coworkers. Dean was presented with a $500 check from Troxell Communications for his remarkable 26-year career as a Middle School Social Studies Teacher/ SWAT Teacher and Director/District Technology Coordinator and Current Director of Maintenance for the district.

Past Technology Educator of the Year Recipients

 

Outstanding Technology Leader of the Year

Janet Avery
2018 Technology Leader of the Year – Janet Avery

Janet Avery, Curriculum Director for the Jerome School District, was recently honored with the NCCE 2018 Outstanding Technology Leader of the Year Award. Janet was presented with a $500 check from Troxell Communications for her remarkable 23-year career as a teacher, curriculum director, administrator, technology director and founder of #IDedchat. Joining Janet is Troxell rep Keith Evans, IASA Kristen Shreve, Janet Avery, Troxell rep Charles Doyle and NCCE CEO Heidi Rogers.