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CTE Exemplary Alumni Award

Career and Technical Education Exemplary Alumni Award


The award is meant to recognize a past CTE student who exemplifies the mission of Career and Technical Education and who has made significant strides and shown professional commitment/promise early in their career.


Individuals who are currently employed full-time or part-time in a career and technical education related profession are eligible for this award. Nominees must be a recent graduate of a CTE program (within the last 10 years). Age is not a determining factor. The candidate does NOT need to be a CACTE/ACTE member.  This is a competitive award and only one individual will be selected.

Application Procedures

  1. Complete and attach the CACTE-ACTE-Member-Awards Application
  2. Provide a description of how the applicant fits the criteria for the award including, but not limited to, significant accomplishments within their career-technical education profession, professional commitment and promise which may include professional membership and activities, professional contributions, training and experience background, and/or civic and community involvement. This description should be no more than 4 pages.
  3. Include a copy of the nominee’s resume.
  4. Include a maximum of seven letters (two required) of support. These letters could come from the following individuals:
    • Former CTE Teacher
    • Nominee’s immediate supervisor
    • An administrator
    • Community member
    • Additional letters of choice
  5. A current photograph, color or black and white, MUST be included.


All nominations must be emailed to the Awards Committee Chair by June 12:

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