2021 Technology and Engineering Teacher Educator of the Year Award - Scott Warner

Scott Warner (left) – Technology and Engineering Teacher Educator of the Year. Sharon Brusic (right) presenting.

Technology and Engineering Teacher Educator of the Year Award

In an effort to promote and recognize excellence in technology teacher education, the CTETE currently sponsors four awards programs:

Our signature award, we annually recognize one individual, nominated by the membership, whose contributions in teaching, research, and service to the progression have been exemplary. The awardee for 2021 was Dr. Scott A. Warner from the Millersville University (see above)

Outstanding Research Award

Recognizes one member (or members, if co-authored) annually for outstanding contributions in published research. The 2021 awardees were Dr. Scott Bartholomew – Brigham Young University, Dr. Greg Strimel, Emily Yoshikawa-Ruesch, Dr. Senay Purzer, and Liwei Zhang (not pictured) – Purdue University

Clockwise from top-left: Scott Bartholomew (right) receiving the Outstanding Research Award from CTETE President Steve Shumway (left); top-center: Emily Yoshikawa-Ruesh (right) receiving the Outstanding Research Award; top-right: Dr. Senay Purzer presented with the Outstanding Research Award; bottom-center: Dr. Greg Strimel (left) receiving the Outstanding Research Award.

Silvius-Wolansky Outstanding Publication Award

Co-sponsored by the G. Harold Silvius Foundation and the CTETE, this award is presented annually to an author (or co-authors) whose scholarship has enhanced the Technology and Engineering Education profession. The 2020 awardees were Dr. Scott Bartholomew, Dr. Greg Strimel, and Emily Yoshikawa-Ruesh for Purdue University.

Emily Yoshikawa-Ruesh (far-left), Scott Bartholomew (center-left), and Greg Strimel (center-right) receiving the Outstanding Publication Award from CTETE President Steve Shumway (far-right)

Gerhard Salinger Award

The Gerhard Salinger Award for Enhancing I-STEM Education through Technological/Engineering Design-Based Instruction is co-sponsored with the ITEEA. This award is given to an individual or team of collaborators whose work has effectively promoted the use of technological/engineering design-based education at the K-12 level.

The 2020 winners of this award were (clockwise from top-left) Dr. Debbie French – Wake Forest University, Mr. Alex Moll – Lake Stevens Middle School, Mr. Tom Singer – Sinclair Community College, Mr. Doug Hunt – Southern Wells Jr./Sr. High School, Dr. Mark French – Purdue University, Mr. Matt Peitzman – Pennridge High School.

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