Conference Committee and Awards Comm

Committee Chair: Marcy Oxford marcy@lcps.k12.nm.us
Committee Co-Chair:
Members:

Spring "Innovations in Leadership and Learning" NMSTE 2010 Conference : ttp://nmste.wikispaces.com/NMSTE+Conference

Nominations Open NOW! Email Marcy Oxford and moxford@lcps.k12.nm.us with your nominations!

ISTE Outstanding Teacher & Leader Awards

These awards recognize and honor one leader and one teacher who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education. ISTE offers its Affiliate members an opportunity to nominate one individual for each award annually. Award recipients are selected from a pool of nominations submitted by ISTE Affiliates from around the world.
http://www.iste.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Membership/Affiliates/OutstandingTeacherandLeaderAwards/ISTE_Outstanding_Teacher_and_Leader_Awar1.htm

Making IT Happen is an internationally recognized awards program for educators in the field of educational technology integration in K–12 schools. The program identifies and rewards educational technology leaders around the world for their commitment and innovation.
http://www.iste.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Membership/AwardsRecognition/MakingItHappen/Making_It_Happen_Award.htm


NM TIE Oct. 2000 http://www.nmtie.net/

If you are fortunate enough to go to NMTIE, please help us by volunteering at the NMSTE table! There are 2 slots for several different time periods on Thus and/or Fri.http://www2.mysignup.com/cgi-bin/view.cgi?datafile=nmste_nmtie

Save the date for a NM Spring Conference, co-organized by ISTE April 22nd and 23rd.

ISTE 2010 Denver, stay tuned for housing info for NMSTE! http://center.uoregon.edu/ISTE/2010/




AWARD INFO
ISTE Outstanding Teacher and Outstanding Leader Award
These awards recognize and honor one leader and one teacher who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education. ISTE offers its Affiliate members an opportunity to nominate one individual for each award annually. Award recipients are selected from a pool of nominations submitted by ISTE Affiliates from around the world.

The nomination process opens December 19, 2008 and closes March 20, 2009. Affiliate organizations are eligible to submit one nominee in each award category and are responsible for organizing and submitting the required nominations materials to ISTE by the submission deadline. Each nomination undergoes evaluation by a review committee comprised of education and technology professionals selected from within the ISTE membership. Nominees are evaluated using a set of selection criteria for each award category. Winners are announced in April and ISTE showcases the Outstanding Leader and Teacher Award recipients at its National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) held in June or July each year. ISTE publicize recipients’ achievement to more than 200 media outlets world wide. Review the list of past award recipients

Suggestions for the NMSTE nominee(s) were taken at the meeting and from the table at NMTIE.
Gail got some interest in NMSTE and shared resources at the "Math/Science teachers conference."
Jill shared resources at a table at the NMANS conference on Nov. 6th. http://nmans.wikispaces.com/Conference+2008+Details

Making IT Happen Award-NMSTE winner announced at NMTIE!
October, Albuquerque– Greg Malone of Santa Fe and Jana Cullers of Hatch were honored with the coveted Making It Happen jacket for their contributions to the successful integration of technology in education in K−12 schools. While attending the New Mexico Technology in Education (NMTIE) conference in Albuquerque, Malone and Cullers were honored by New Mexico Society for Technology in Education (NMSTE) for their dedication to education and successful integration oftechnology in the classroom. The Making It Happen program has made a commitment to work with U.S. state and national organizations and conferences to identify individuals who are truly Making It Happen within their respective state or region and to recognize them publicly.

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, inspiring, encouraging, nurturing
Recognize that further change is necessary, but understand that it is a process
Realize that teacher empowerment is the key element to technology integration
Expect success
Motivate through awareness and access to information


Awards Committee Charge: |

a. Develop and recommend policies for NMSTE awards

b. Review award nominations

c. Reviews proposals for new awards and makes recommendations to the Executive Committee

d. Contribute to the NMSTE website, brochure, and Wiki