K-ACTE Awards

The K-ACTE 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. The State Awards Program is modeled off the ACTE Program. 

State winners will be eligible to proceed to the regional competition in 2019 and national competition in 2020 with the exception of Kansas only awards: Young Teacher of the Year, Award of Merit, and Policymaker of the Year.  

2018 K-ACTE Awards

K-ACTE is now accepting nominations for the 2016 State Awards Program! Nominations are due March 31, 2018.  

All nominations for awards must be submitted through the ACTE Awards Portal: https://acte.secure-platform.com/a/organizations/KS/home

New award categories and applications were created in 2014!

Award Categories

Award Changes 2014

Kansas Only awards include: Young Teacher of the Year; Award of Merit; and Policymaker of the Year


All nominations for awards must be submitted through the ACTE Awards Portal: https://acte.secure-platform.com/a/organizations/KS/home

This will make it much easier to send the awards on to regional and national competition with just the click of a button from the awards administrator. Kansas only will also be submitted through the online portal to make judging much easier.

All awards are administered by the K-ACTE Awards Committee. Winners will be honored during the awards session at the K-ACTE Annual Summer Conference, July 30, 2018.

Please read the awards booklet carefully for all the new changes on Kansas only awards!

Awards Booklet

Detailed information about the K-ACTE Awards Program for 2018, application procedures and a nomination form for Kansas only awards are contained in the K-ACTE 2018 Award Booklet. Download the 2018 awards booklet here.

Please pay careful attention to the information concerning criteria, eligibility, and application procedures for each award. Application procedures and award categories changed in 2014, so please pay attention to all the materials in the awards booklet and the required materials. This is very important. Nomination packets that do not follow the rules listed will be rejected.

Nomination Submissions

All materials had to be submitted electronically by March 31, 2018 at 5 pm. 

All nominations for awards must be submitted through the ACTE Awards Portal: https://acte.secure-platform.com/a/organizations/KS/home


If you have any questions, contact Kari Presley at K-ACTE, (785) 233-2690, or e-mail her at: kari@kearneyandassociates.com
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