Distinguished Technology Leader

Award Description (Due February 2, 2019)
This award will be presented to a school district or building leader who is a positive influence in moving innovative and effective technology forward in his/her school or district. This individual is passionate about educational technology and has inspired effective initiatives that have fueled innovative change in his/her district.

Application Criteria
Applications should provide sufficient evidence and detail to demonstrate innovation in instructional technology and a shift in classroom practice fueled by technology. Successful applications show evidence or have clearly articulated:
  • stakeholder buy-in,
  • collaboration with colleagues and stakeholders,
  • how this work could be, or is, a model for others in the district and/or region,
  • the current, or potential, impact on student learning,
  • the validity, effectiveness, and/or promise of this innovation.
  • how the project is being measured and describes what success looks like.
Supplemental digital materials may be submitted if they are aligned in support the work described in the application, and will contribute to the evaluators understanding of the work. Examples of supplemental materials may include: websites, video/audio clips, and data. Snippets from larger documents or 1 minute video clips from larger video or multi media are encouraged. Supplemental material should be cloud-based and set as "anyone with the link can view."

Individuals receiving the awards need to be prepared to present a 20 minute presentation on the topic for which the award is being given. Any stakeholders involved in the work are also invited to attend and participate in the presentation and the full day's activities. 

This year we are inviting students associated with this work to join the celebration and prepared a short presentation either in a poster type session or digital presentation (TBD). Students are invited to stay for the entire celebration which includes lunch.

Application deadline is 2/2/19 and recipients will be notified on 2/23/19.  For questions contact Sarah Martabano (smartabano@lhric.org) or Leslie Accardo (laccardo@lhric.org) or Alana Winnick (awinnick@lhric.org).

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* 1. Candidate's Name:

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* 2. Candidate’s Title/Position:

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* 3. Candidate’s Phone Number:

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* 4. Candidate’s Email Address:

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* 5. School District:

If you're NOMINATING SOMEONE, please continue to question #6 below.

If this is a SELF NOMINATION, please skip to question #10 below - thanks!

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* 6. Nominator's Name (Person submitting application):

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* 7. Nominator's Title/Position:

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* 8. Nominator's Phone Number:

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* 9. Nominator's Email Address:

Please note - the following text boxes have a 5,000 character limit.  You are encouraged to use as much of this space as possible to present your application.  Tip:  Applications that are brief and lack evidence will not score as strongly as detailed applications.

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* 10. Provide a summary of the vision and goals for the work this individual has accomplished that makes him/her eligible for this leadership award.  If selected, this description may be used, in part or whole,  for TLI program promotion.  

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* 11. Please check off the ISTE Administrator standards that align with this candidate's work.

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* 12. Describe in detail how the candidate's work aligns with the ISTE Leadership standard(s) checked above.

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* 13. How has this candidate’s leadership in innovative technology positively impacted teaching and learning at the school, district, and/or broader community?

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* 14. Provide detailed information regarding how this candidate has been able to get buy in from staff, administrators, the community, and/or other stakeholders in support of his/her leadership around this innovation.

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* 15. Provide details regarding how this candidate has, or plans to, sustain this innovative over time within the school, district, and/or community.

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* 16. Provide details about how the individual, school or district is evaluating this work.  What does success look like and how do you know?

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* 17. Provide a list of supplemental supporting evidence that will be submitted with the application to ensure we track it.

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* 18. Provide details about this candidate that you believe will be helpful that may not have been addressed through the above prompts.

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* 19. If awarded, we would like to bring students to the TELL Award Celebration on March 29, 2018.  We understand that transportation to/from the event is the responsibility of the district.

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