The METC ISTE affiliate will present the winner(s) of the Making IT Happen award at the conference. “Making IT Happen” is an internationally recognized awards program for educators and leaders in the field of educational technology integration in K–12 schools. The Making IT Happen award is sponsored by the International Society for Technology in Education.
METC is excited to also have FIVE other awards to honor area educators in their fields. Each winner will be recognized during the METC Conference as well as through communications from EducationPlus & METC.
ISTE Awards Sponsored By METC
- Outstanding Teacher
(Making IT Happen Teacher Award)
Recognizes and honors one teacher who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education.
- Outstanding Leader
(Making IT Happen Leader Award)
Recognizes and honors one leader who has demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education.
- Outstanding Young Educator
Presented to an outstanding young educator (under the age of 35) who demonstrates vision, innovation, action, and transformation using technology to improve teaching and learning.
- Library Media Specialist
Recognition and honor one LMS educator who teaches at the PreK-12 level and demonstrated innovative literacy and media practices, while supporting digital citizenship in their school.
- STEM Educator
Recognition and honor one STEM K-12 educator who has demonstrated emerging practices of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math in their teaching, while engaging and empowering students for their success.
- Digital Equity Advocate
Recognition and honor one school personnel who has demonstrated exemplary work, challenged the status quo, helps make equitable decisions concerning technology infrastructures, and / or provides information and resources as a model for teaching, learning and leading in the digital age in support of equity.
- Technology Support Advocate
Recognition and honor one school personnel who has demonstrated exemplary technology support and advocacy for implementing best practices in technology in the areas of digital safety, infrastructure, and network security to increase global connections and authentic experiences for all learners.
Nominate / Apply until November 28, 2018
If you have questions or need more information, email METC@myedplus.org