CTETE Awards and Recognitions

Excellence in Teaching, 
research, leadership,
technology and engineering education

The Council of Technology and Engineering Teacher Education (CTETE) annually awards outstanding accomplishments of engineering and technology educators. CTETE’s award winners reward those who have dedicated themselves to realizing the mission of education, research, service, and technology and engineering education.

CTETE awards various prize and recognitions each year to those who have excelled in technology and engineering education.


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. 

Outstanding Research Award

Recognizes one member (or members, if co-authored) annually for outstanding contributions in published research. 

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.

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.

Award Resources