Interactive Video Conferencing Informal/Formal Educator Awards2018 winner:
Mali Bickley, Classroom Collaboration Specialist, Connected North Organization, New Market, Canada
2018 winner: Peter Paccone, Social Science Teacher, San Marino High School, La Cañada, CA
The ISTE Interactive Video Conferencing Educator Award recognizes an educator using video conferencing in innovative ways to advance education.
Librarians Network Primary/Secondary Award
2018 Primary winner: Megan Blakemore and Elizabeth Fowler, Library Information Integrator and Principal, Dyer Elementary School, South Portland, ME
2018 Secondary winner: Ellen Stolarski, Librarian, Saint Marys Area Middle School, Saint Marys, PA
The ISTE Librarians Network Primary and Secondary Awards recognize school librarians who exemplify the qualities of positive technology leadership and innovation in the school and community. Awardees should demonstrate an ability to serve as a leader in technology integration and as a collaborative partner with classroom teachers to provide students with valuable learning experiences that incorporate technology.
ISTE Literacy Network Annual Award
2018 winner: Tammy Dunbar, Teacher, Manteca Unified School District, Escalon, CA
2018 winner: Julie Hembree, Librarian, Cougar Ridge Elementary School, Sammamish, WA
The Literacy Network Award recognizes an educator who has offered something special to students or colleagues that has resulted in a noteworthy, exceptionally rich learning experience in the area of Literacy supported by the use of technology.
Online Learning Network Award
2018 winner: Lindsey Blass, Personalized Learning Environments Program Manager, San Francisco Unified School District, San Francisco, CA
The Online Learning Network Award recognizes exceptional educators and leaders who are paving the way for transformational online and blended learning.
Outstanding Learning Space Designer Award
2018 winner: Nicole Snedden, Teacher Instructional Coach, Minnetonka Schools, Minneapolis, MN
The Outstanding Learning Space Designer Award recognizes an educator whose exemplary work provides a model for teaching, learning and leading in the digital age. In particular, we are looking to reward those pioneers who are changing their physical learning space to benefit student learning.
STEM Excellence Award
2018 winner: Johannes Strobel, Professor and Director, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
The ISTE STEM Excellence Award recognizes a STEM educator who has demonstrated leadership and advocacy in understanding and advancing the use of STEM in education.
Technology Coordinators Network Award
2018 winner: Jeremy Shorr, Director, Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM, Twinsburg, OH
The Technology Coordinator Network Award recognizes an individual whose progress in the technology field has encouraged technology leaders to continue their work toward promoting technology integration in all facets of education.
Virtual Environments Network Pioneer of the Year
2018 winner: Mary Howard, Teacher, Grand Island Central Schools, Grand Island, NY
The ISTE Virtual Environments Pioneer of the Year Award honors an educator whose work in both real life and inworld most embodies the adventuresome and innovative spirit characteristic of a Virtual Environments Network community leader.
Global Collaborator Award
2018 winner: Ngô Thành Nam, Primary School Teacher, Teacher Instructional Coach, Nguyen Hoang Group, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
The ISTE Global Collaborator Award recognizes a person or group that promotes global collaboration with social responsibility in mind. This person or group incorporates the ISTE Student Standard "Global Collaborator" into their regular practice as a way to support learners.