Awards

*** Deadline extended to September 30 ***

TIPS Awards

TIPS Award Summary:
This is an award for technology impact in a local school or district. It recognizes technology-infused projects or initiatives that have made major contributions through instructional or administrative programs at their school or district. 

Awards are broken down by type of school/district and size of school/district in order to award many individuals who have had significant influence in technology programs. Would you like the opportunity to win valuable prizes for your school or district? Then you need to submit an application to the 2018 TIPs awards. 

The South Carolina Association for Educational Technology recognizes that there are many outstanding programs and activities in our state that showcase innovative uses of technology in education. The SCAET Technology Innovative Program Awards (TIPs) were established to honor these best practices. 

The winners in each category (Elementary, Middle, High School, and District) will receive to the two complimentary registrations to the SC EdTech 2018 Conference at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, recognition during the Awards Ceremony Luncheon (October 25, 2018), complimentary exhibit space in the Exhibit Hall, and other valuable prizes. 

Don’t miss this opportunity and submit a TIPs application today. 

How to Submit an Application:

The deadline to apply is August 31, 2018. Click here to apply. 

NOTE: Your school Principal and/or Superintendent must validate their review and approval of this application being submitted. With the online submission, your affirmation is required in lieu of these signatures.


 

Making It Happen

Making IT Happen (MIH) Award Summary: This is a state award for a person who has made technology impact statewide.  It recognizes those special individuals whose commitment and innovation to technology has made a profound impact in the entire State of South Carolina.

MIH Awards Eligibility: Only school administrators, district office personnel, or state leaders are eligible for this award. 

Nomination Deadline: August 31, 2018

MIH Award Information: 
MIH is an award of recognition that highlights the dramatic role that individuals in South Carolina are having on the learning process in our schools. This program is to acknowledge those special individuals whose commitment and innovation to technology has made a profound impact in our State. To date, 100s of educators across the country have received MIH Awards. The focus of the MIH program is on awarding individuals for their significant contribution to technology and encouraging them to continue their work. South Carolina has a large group of individuals who are “Making IT Happen” in our State every day. The MIH Award is to recognize school administrators, district office personnel, or state leaders who are leaders in technology innovation and have been trailblazers in the use and implementation of technology in our K-12 public school system across the state. The selected MIH Award honoree(s) receive two complimentary registrations to the SC EdTech 2018 Conference at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and recognition during the Awards Ceremony Luncheon (October 25, 2018).

MIH Qualifications: Recipients of the MIH Awards are individuals who:

  1. - Apply available technology now
  2. - Move forward and don't look back
  3. - Educate through relationships, inspiring, encouraging, nurturing
  4. - Recognize that further change is necessary, but understand that it is a process
  5. - Realize that educator empowerment is the key element to technology integration
  6. - Expect success
  7. - Motivate through awareness and access to information

How to Submit a Nomination:
Click here to submit your nomination. The deadline for nominations is August 31, 2018.