Ohio Tech Awards

Nominations are now open!!!!

ITIP Ohio ISTE Affiliate
2018 Outstanding Technology-Using Teacher of the Year and
Outstanding Technology-Using Administrator of the Year!


Congratulations to last year's winners!
Brian Seymour- Director of Instructional Tech, Pickerington Local | Nancy Kevern - Tech Integration Coach,Chagrin Falls EV Schools






Submission Deadline:

December 8, 2017


Awards announced:

mid January 2018



Awardees will be recognized at the Ohio Educational Technology Conference February 13-15, 2018

Eligibility and Application Information

  • Nominees must be currently employed by an educational institution in Ohio (K-12, higher ed or ESC). Current employees/staff from agencies represented by the ITIP Ohio Board officers are not eligible for nomination.
  • While nominations can touch on accomplishments that occur over the course of a nominee’s career, the primary focus of the nomination should be on the work and accomplishments that occurred during the current (2017-2018) and prior (2016-2017) years.  


Roles to Consider

  • Classroom teacher
  • Principal
  • Assistant principal,
  • Media specialist,
  • Technology director/coordinator
  • Educational technology specialist/interventionist
  • Instructional coach
  • University/college professor
  • Superintendent.  

The Application Submit the following 3 items via email as a single Google Doc or PDF attachment.


1. Completed nomination form (link is below)

2. Narrative, developed by responding DIRECTLY to the five (5) short answer questions listed in the rubric (link is below).  Narrative must be limited to 2 single-spaced pages in 12 point font.

3. One (1) letter of recommendation from an administrator or professional peer.


***PLEASE NOTE THAT NOMINATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS ARE NOT MET.***



How to Submit

All the above documents must be submitted as a single .pdf file, emailed as an attachment to info@itipohio.org with "Nomination for 2018 ITIP Ohio ISTE Award" in the subject area of the email.


How Applications are Reviewed

  • A committee will review the applications based on the criteria outlined in the rubrics (linked below)
  • There is a rubric for teacher award nomination and a rubric for administrator nomination


Awardees receive

  • An ITIP Ohio award plaque
  • Free registration to the 2018 Ohio Educational Technology Conference (OETC)
  • Recognition at award ceremony at 2018 OETC
  • Free registration for the May 14 & 15, 2018 ITIP Ohio Summit Featuring Google for Education
  • ISTE Membership, and an ISTE "Making IT Happen" jacket
  • The winner of ITIP Ohio's award is also designated as the Ohio representative for the ISTE Making IT Happen award program.  


Nomination Form & Rubrics

  • Click here for the Rubrics - this doc contains both rubrics (one for the Outstanding Tech Using Teacher award and one for the Outstanding Tech Using Administrator award)


Please take the time to nominate and recognize someone from your school or district this year!  If you have any questions, please contact ITIP Ohio at info@ITIPOhio.org