Career & Technical Special Recognitions
Roger Johnson Lifetime Achievement Award Nomination Form
The award will be presented to an active member with a minimum of five years involvement, who has been identified with the work and purposes of Virginia's Trade & Industrial Education. The award will be presented only to a VATIE member who has made a significant impact on the field of Career & Technical education at the State, Regional, and Local levels. The contributions or prominence achieved must be above and beyond the individual's regular job assignments.
Dr. R. Lee Ross Outstanding Career & Technical Educator Nomination Form
This award is based upon outstanding service to the field of Trade and Industrial education. Such service may be of any type or at any level. Nominees may represent education, government, industry and/or any other field where contributions to Trade and Industrial education are evident. Classroom teachers are not eligible for this award. Nominees must show evidence of significant involvement at Local, State, and/or National levels. Educators that are eligible include Career and Technical educators, administrators, Career and Technical guidance counselors, and program specialists.
James R. "Jim" Bushong Teacher of the Year Nomination Form
This award is based upon outstanding contributions as a classroom/lab Trade and Industrial education teacher. Nominees must be actively teaching in a Trade and Industrial education area. Nominees should show evidence in teaching as well as contribution in the field at all levels. Local and state involvements are primary considerations. Must be a VATIE member for 5 years and teach at a secondary level.
VATIE Outstanding New Career & Tech Educator Nomination Form
This award is based upon outstanding contributions as a new Trade and Industrial education teacher. Nominees must be a full time, active teacher in a Trade and Industrial education area that has taught at the secondary level a minimum of three years but not more than five years and must be a VATIE member for three years.