UCET Award Nominations Open

Written by Regina Prickett on . Posted in #UCET19, Awards, Uncategorized

Nominations for all UCET awards are open and close on Friday, January 18, 2019. All award winners will be announced Tuesday, March 5, at the opening session of the 2019 UCET Conference.

Nominations for the ISTE Award, Making IT Happen Award, closes on Friday, January 18, 2019. UCET must submit the 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

The submission form for all awards can be found at: https://bit.ly/ucet2019

Recognize a Great Teacher or Leader by February 23

Written by Pam Turley on . Posted in #ucet18, Awards

Do you know an outstanding educator or school leader who deserves recognition? Nominations for all #UCET18 awards are open from now until Friday, February 23, 2018.  Award winners will be announced Thursday, March 22, 2018, at the opening session of #UCET18.

Submission Form for All Awards

UCET Awards

UCET Outstanding Teacher of the Year – This award recognizes and honors a teacher who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education. (PK-12 classroom teacher). $500 cash and plaque.

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. The 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 but their current position is not as a classroom teacher. $500 cash and plaque.

UCET Outstanding Young Educator of the Year – This award will be presented to an outstanding young educator (under the age of 35) who demonstrates vision, innovation, action, and transformation using technology to improve teaching and learning. $250 cash and plaque.

ISTE Award

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.

UCET must submit the 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.

#UCET18 Award Nominations Now Open

Written by Pam Turley on . Posted in #ucet18, 2018 Conference, Awards

Do you know an outstanding educator or school leader who deserves recognition? Nominations for all #UCET18 awards are open from now until Friday, February 23, 2018.  Award winners will be announced Thursday, March 22, 2018, at the opening session of #UCET18.

Submission Form for All Awards

UCET Awards

UCET Outstanding Teacher of the Year – This award recognizes and honors a teacher who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education. (PK-12 classroom teacher). $500 cash and plaque.

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. The 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. $500 cash and plaque.

UCET Outstanding Young Educator of the Year – This award will be presented to an outstanding young educator (under the age of 35) who demonstrates vision, innovation, action, and transformation using technology to improve teaching and learning. $250 cash and plaque.

ISTE Award

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.

UCET must submit the 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.

Congratulations to the #UCET17 Awards Nominees

Written by Pam Turley on . Posted in #UCET17, 2017 Conference, Awards

The following educators who have been nominated for the 2017 UCET Awards. Winners will be announced Thursday, March 16, 2017 at the opening session of the #UCET17 Conference at the University of Utah.

ISTE Making it Happen

  • Ben Smith, Rowland Hall
  • Rick Gaisford, USBE
  • Bri Pela, Provo School District
  • Deborah Morgan, Sevier School District
  • Dallas Gledhill, Provo School District

Outstanding Leader

  • Courtney Johnson, Alpine School District
  • Jamie Hagan, Wasatch School District
  • Bret McCabe, Provo School District
  • Brett Zabell, Wasatch School Disrict
  • Sarah Weston, Mountain Heights Academy
  • Cody Spendlove, Alpine School District
  • Tim Smith, Cache County School District
  • Sam Mitchell, Granite School District
  • Joe Keddington, Good Foundations Academy

Outstanding Teacher

  • Kim Parsons, South Sevier School District
  • Landon Ashcroft, InTech Collegiate High School
  • Keenan Hart, Iron County School District
  • Kelly Witkowski, Odgen School District
  • Staci Rodriguez, Salt Lake City School District
  • Richard Peterson, South Sanpete School District
  • Wendy Radke, South Summit School District
  • Daniel Potter, Alpine School District
  • Matt Hiatt, Provo School District
  • Angie Frabasilio, Washington County School District
  • Cindy Butterfield, South Summit School District
  • Scott Brady, South Sevier School District
  • Ben Smith, Rowland Hall High School

Outstanding Young Educator

  • Jeremiah Tijerina, Dixon Middle School
  • Matthew Rhees, North Sevier Middle School
  • Amanda Lotine,  Old Mill Elementary School
  • Ashley Lennox, Draper Elementary School
  • Jordann Vaha, Manti High School
  • Danae Huizenga, Canyons School District
  • Stuart Baggaley, Edith Bowen Laboratory School

#UCET17 Award Nominations Now Open

Written by Pam Turley on . Posted in #UCET17, Awards

Do you know an outstanding educator or school leader who deserves recognition? Nominations for all UCET awards are open from now until Friday, February 10, 2017.  Award winners will be announced Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the opening session of #UCET17.

Submission Form for all awards

UCET Awards

UCET Outstanding Teacher of the Year – This award recognizes and honors a teacher who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education. (PK-12 classroom teacher). $500 cash and plaque.

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. The 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. $500 cash and plaque.

UCET Outstanding Young Educator of the Year – This award will be presented to an outstanding young educator (under the age of 35) who demonstrates vision, innovation, action, and transformation using technology to improve teaching and learning. $250 cash and plaque.

ISTE Award

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.

UCET must submit the 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.