AzTEA Innovation Awards

Help AZTEA recognize the most impactful and influential technology educators and supporters! Nominate a colleague now.

AZTEA believes a significant impact can be made at every educational level. Innovative leaders inspire change among all. We recognize educators, support personnel, administrators, and community members who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to educational technology in Arizona.

School, District, County, or State Administrator

A school, district, county, or state administrator who skillfully recognizes and utilizes technologies that make their institution more efficient and effective, uses technology to engage families and communities, and encourages teachers to expand their professional knowledge and skills in integrating technology. (Example positions: principal, assistant principal, district superintendent, county superintendent)

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Classroom Teacher

A classroom teacher who facilitates the development of 21st century skills through the integration of technology in a meaningful context; such as blended learning, project based, or inquiry based approaches.

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Technology Director / Coordinator

A school, district, or county technology administrator with a dynamic vision for the integration of technology to enhance student learning.

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EdTech Specialist / Coach

A school or district EdTech Specialist or Technology Coach who facilitates effective, impactful technology integration coaching and mentoring to positively impact student learning outcomes. (An Ed Tech Specialist/Coach nominee could be a full time or part time position)

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Blended Online Learning

An educator that facilitates learning in an online or blended setting. Supporting and engaging all students is the key element of this award. Nominees must be currently teaching and/or providing professional development either in an online or blended learning setting with students.

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Ruth Catalano Friend of Technology

Dr. Ruth Catalano was a strong supporter of education technology and one of the founders of AZTEA. The nominee for this award demonstrates Ruth’s passion, interest, support, and active participation in educational technology. This nominee must be a current AZTEA member.

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Making It Happen Award

The Making IT Happen award honors outstanding educators and leaders who demonstrate extraordinary commitment, leadership, courage and persistence in improving digital learning opportunities for students. Since its inception in 1995 more than 600 educators from around the world have received the award.

The spirit of the Making IT Happen award supports our vision of a world in which all learners thrive, achieve and contribute.

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