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Now accepting nominations for Technology Using Administrator and Teacher of the Year!

posted Nov 22, 2013, 10:16 AM by Amy Palermo   [ updated Dec 20, 2013, 8:56 AM by Amy Palermo ]
ITIP Ohio is now accepting nominations for Technology Using Administrator and Teacher of the Year!

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ITIP Ohio will be recognizing the 2014 Ohio Technology-Using Administrator and Teacher at the 2014 Ohio Educational Technology Conference held in Columbus at a special ITIP Ohio reception, Monday, January 27th at 5:00pm. 

ITIP Ohio is the ISTE affiliate organization for Ohio and we are pleased to be able to partner with ISTE to present the Ohio Technology-Using Teacher and Administrator of the Year awards. These awards fall under ISTE’s awards program called Making It Happen. Making It Happen is an internationally recognized awards program for educators and leaders in the field of K-12 educational technology. It identifies and rewards educational technology leaders around the world for their commitment and innovation. Less than 500 people in the world have ever received this award from ISTE.

Recipients of the awards are educators who:
  • Apply available technology now
  • Move forward and don't look back
  • See students as real people
  • Teach through relationships and are inspiring, encouraging and nurturing
  • Recognize that further change is necessary but understand that it is a process
  • Realize that teacher empowerment is the key element in technology integration
  • Expect success
  • Motivate through awareness and access to information

Winners receive an ISTE jacket, a free one-year membership in ISTE, an awards Certificate from ISTE, a free registration to the Google in Education - Ohio Summit in May, a standing invitation to the Making It Happen reception at every annual ISTE Conference and an engraved glass award from ITIP Ohio. 

Nominations will be accepted until Friday, January 3rd and the nominations will be reviewed the week of January 6th, 2014. Award recipients will be notified via email on Monday, January 13th with formal award recognition reception at the Ohio Educational Technology Conference in Columbus, Monday, January 27th starting at 5:00pm.