Excellence in Teaching With Technology Award
The purpose of the Nebraska Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award is to recognize and honor an individual teacher who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in implementing technology to improve PK-12 teaching and learning. This contest is open to Nebraska public and private school educators whose primary job role is classroom teaching directly with students.The winner will be awarded $600 for professional activities (which could include conference reimbursement, tuition, or subscriptions—to be spent by April 30, 2019). The winner will also be invited to be a special guest at a Wednesday 4/18 /18 evening dinner with the NETA Board of Directors where they will be asked to give short remarks about their work with leading technology initiatives. Winners will be determined by a panel of Directors from the NETA Board based on the following guidelines, determining the extent to which the nominee:
positively impacts technology use in teaching and learning; locally, regionally, or statewide.
involves the local community in their work or has facilitated partnerships with business and/or other organizations to advance the use of technology in teaching and learning.
integrates deliberate planning in an effort to improve education through the use of technology.
works tirelessly to improve the quality of education and/or work experience in their own school.
contributes to the profession by presenting at professional conferences, seminars and/or workshops or publishing articles in print or through electronic media.
reflects the mission and purpose of NETA.