Bernadette Russoniello

Bernadette Russoniello, the Career & College coordinator at Maricopa High School, is one of finalists for the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) awards this year.

Finalists were announced this week for the Teacher of the Year, Postsecondary Teacher of the Year, Administrator of the Year, New Teacher of the Year, Teacher Educator of the Year, Career Guidance, Lifetime Achievement and Carl Perkins Community Service Awards. Russoniello is the Region V finalist for Teacher of the Year.

The national winners for each award will be announced at the ACTE Awards Banquet, a dinner and award presentation recognizing the best CTE professionals in the country. The event will take place Nov. 28, during ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. The Awards Banquet is sponsored by Express Employment Professionals, the US Army, CareerSafe, and Stratasys. Visit ACTE’s website for more information about the ACTE Excellence Awards.

Teacher of the Year Award

Anne Marie McNamara—Scotch Plains, New Jersey—Region I
Cindy Quisenberry—Enterprise, Alabama—Region II
Lori Brumbaugh—Champlin, Minnesota—Region III
Liz Dinkins—Oklahoma City, Oklahoma—Region IV
Bernadette Russoniello—Maricopa, Arizona—Region V


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