Career & Technical Special Recognitions
|Roger Johnson Lifetime Achievement|
|2019||Edward "Ed" Sullivan||Virginia Department of Education|
|2018||James "Jim" Pollard||Pittsylvania Career and Technical Center|
|2017||Dr. Richard "Lee" Ross||Virginia Department of Education|
|2016||Ken Anderson||Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center|
|2015||Jim Bushong||Botetourt Technical Education Center|
|2013||Benjamin L. Baines||Virginia Department of Education|
|2011||Russ Bowling||Prince William County Public Schools|
|2010||Sondra Massie||Russell County Career and Technology Center|
|2009||Roger Johnson||Roanoke County Public Schools|
Roger Johnson Lifetime Achievement Award
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
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
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
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.
Click the green Nomination Form link in the title bar for the respective award.