Accepting nominations November 1, 2023 - May 1, 2024.

Washington Association for Career and Technical Education
2022 Excellence Awards

Click Here for 2024 Awards Information

Writing a Strong Award Nomination

Downloadable Versions of the Nomination Requirements for Each Award

Deadline: May 1, 2024

Awards Portal open November 1, 2023 - May 1, 2024.


WA-ACTE nominations must already be section award winners at time of nomination.  Please use the following table to link to Section Awards Pages:

Section Awards Link Section Awards Due Date WA-ACTE Awards Due Date
WACTA Varies May 1
WE-BAM June 1 May 1 the following year
WA-CCER May 1 May 1
WA-FACSE June 1 May 1
WITEA February May 1
HSCTE February May 1


If you have questions about the Washington ACTE Excellence Awards, please contact

If you need help with the ACTE Awards Portal, please contact Dana Lampe, Senior Executive Assistant, 703-683-9305,  or 

Please note: When you enter the portal it will say the year "2026" even though you are submitting for the 2024 Washington ACTE Excellence Awards...the 2024 Washington ACTE winners will then compete in the 2025 ACTE Region V Excellence Awards, and those winners will then compete in the 2026 national ACTE Excellence Awards.

Washington ACTE also administers at the state level only (these awards are not submitted through the Awards Portal):

  • 2024 WA-ACTE Achieve 100% Membership Award
  • WA-ACTE's Achieve 100% Membership Award showcases an institution's dedication and commitment to CTE.  Schools/institutions that have achieved 100% membership across their CTE staff and faculty will receive this distinguished award, which includes a special plaque and recognition.  All faculty members must be active WA-ACTE members as of April 30.  The deadline to apply is May 1.

If you have questions about the Washington ACTE Excellence awards, please contact the Awards Coordinator, Tess Alviso at / 360-786-9286, or the Awards Chair, Vern Chandler at If you have questions about the national ACTE awards or using the Awards Portal, please contact Dominique Frascoia, Senior Manager of Leadership Programs, 800-826-9972 ext. 321,  or

Deadline: May 1, 2024