At the recent Association for Career andÂ Technical Educationâ€™s (ACTE) annual convention, the following educators were honored and recognized for their achievements. These leaders are from Louisiana, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Florida, and Maryland and have demonstrated a passion for creating new programs and initiatives to advance Career Technical Education (CTE)Â in their home states.
The award recipients are:
Â â€¢Teacher of the Year: Gary Weese, Automotive Technology Instructor at Caddo Career & Technology Center in Shreveport, Louisiana
â€¢Outstanding CTE Educator: Jeanette Capshaw, Special Projects Director, Moore Norman Technology Center, Norman, Oklahoma
â€¢Outstanding New CTE Teacher: Buddy Neasbitt, Instructor, Criminal Justice Academy at Great Plains Technology Center, Lawton, Oklahoma
â€¢Outstanding Teacher in Community Service: Joe Wollinger, Chef and Culinary Arts Instructor, Blackhawk Technical College, Janesville, Wisconsin
â€¢Carl Perkins Outstanding Service Award: J.C. Perrin, Senior Vice President, U.S. Trust Bank of America Private Wealth Management in Boca Raton, Florida and member of the West Boca Raton High Schoolâ€™s Community Academies Advisory Board (CAAB)
â€¢Lifetime Achievement Award: Rhonda Hoyman, Supervisor of Technical Programs for Baltimore County Schools, Towson, Maryland
Â Congratulations to these deserving winners, who are tireless advocates for CTE.