ACTE National Awards Program
The Association for Career and Technical Education awards program seeks to promote excellence in career and technical education by recognizing individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the field, programs that exemplify the highest standards and organizations that have conducted activities to promote and expand career and technical education programs.
Air Force Association Teacher of the Year Award
In addition to offering awards and scholarships to students, the AFA gives Teacher of the Year awards on the national, state, and chapter level.
Cable's Leaders in Learning Awards
The Cable's Leaders in Learning Awards is Cable in the Classroom's annual awards program to recognize administrators, educators, community leaders and policymakers who demonstrate vision, innovation, action and transformation in education. The objective of the awards is to promote and encourage innovative learning practices by honoring individuals who have transformed an aspect of education on a large or small scale. Awards are given in five different categories, including "Pushing the Envelope with Cable Technology and Programming" and "Media Literacy". Winners receive transportation to and lodging in Washington, D. C. for a celebration and a grant of $3,000.
Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year Award
The TOY award identifies and recognizes exemplary family and consumer sciences teachers who exhibit a deep commitment to the profession and association. These teachers have outstanding educational programs, methods, techniques and activities that raise awareness of family and consumer sciences at the elementary and secondary levels.
Time Warner Cable National Teacher Awards
Outstanding K-12 teachers who develop creative learning experiences using cable television resources such as programming or internet technology can apply for this award designed to encourage the development and effective use of Cable in the Classroom educational programs. Projects must involve cable resources either with national cable networks or local government, educational or public access programs, or technology that stimulate a national exchange of innovative ideas and programs among educators. Projects should focus on curriculum development in areas such as cross-curricular studies, classroom-to community activities, study-related materials, audiovisual productions and/or multimedia applications.
Gladys Prior Awards for Career Teaching Excellence
This award honors four Jacksonville, Florida preK-12 teachers who inspire students through excellent teaching. Gilchrist Berg, president of Water Street Capital, gives the winners $15,000 each to spend as they wish. The award honors Mr. Berg's fourth grade public school teacher, Gladys Prior. The awards are administered by the University of North Florida. Anyone may nominate a teacher with ten years of experience.
Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching
The Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching program honors 10 teachers in the Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, and Will Counties in Illinois each year. Winners receive a paid sabbatical to take classes at Northwestern University, a laptop computer, a $3,000 stipend, and induction into the Golden Apple Academy.
MACUL Outstanding Teacher and Educator of the Year
The Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) recognizes and honors MACUL members who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in implementing the use of technology to improve education. The TEA program presents a TEA Technology Classroom to two recognized MACUL recipients; an Outstanding Educator of the Year and an Outstanding Teacher of the Year.
Music-Center BRAVO Awards
The BRAVO Award was established by the Music Center in 1983 to recognize teachers and schools for creativity, innovation and excellence in arts education. BRAVO Awards honor educators and schools for excellence in all arts disciplines and are open to all Los Angeles County educators, schools, and programs. The awards are presented in three categories: schools; arts specialist teachers; and general classroom teachers. Winners receive a BRAVO sculpture and cash awards.