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CTE Program Awards

Idaho Career & Technical Education Program Awards are designed to showcase the best-of-the-best in Idaho’s high school and technical college CTE programs.

2018 Applications Due: April 30, 2018

Eligible Programs: Agriculture & Natural Resources, Business & Marketing, Engineering & Technology; Family & Consumer Sciences; Health Sciences, Skilled & Technical Sciences

Award Categories

  • Exemplary Secondary Program Award
  • Exemplary Postsecondary Award

Recipients: Each award category recipient will receive:

  • $2,000 Award for continuous program improvement
  • Up to two (2) annual professional organization memberships
  • Two (2) tickets to the CTE Awards Celebration during the 61st annual REACH Professional Development Conference in Boise on the evening of July 31, 2018, where winners will be recognized.

Program Award General Eligibility Information 2018

2017 Program Award Winners:

Exemplary Secondary Program: 

Culinary Arts at West Ada CTE Center – Renaissance Campus, Meridian, Idaho

CTE Awards Banquet & Silent Auction, hosted at The Basque Center – August 2017

Pictured from left to right: Dr. Angie Neal, CTE Coordinator; Amy Brown, Culinary Instructor Rocky Mountain High School (2016-17); Valerie Stringham, Culinary Instructor Centennial High School; Dr. Mary Ann Ranells, Superintendent, West Ada School District; Chef Vern Hickman, Culinary Instructor, Ada Career Technical Center; Chef Brooke Scoville, Culinary Instructor, Ada Career Technical Center; Chef Christine Bonocore, Front-of-the-House Instructor Ada Career Technical Center; Staci Low, Director Career Technical Education, West Ada School District; Dr. Shana Hawkins, Principal Renaissance High School; Mike Hirano, Principal, Rocky Mountain High School

Exemplary Post-Secondary Program:

Medical Assistant at College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho

CTE Awards Banquet & Silent Auction, hosted at The Basque Center – August 2017

Pictured from left to right: Jayson Lloyd, College of Southern Idaho Instructional Dean Health Science and Human Service; Dr. RoseAnna Holliday, College of Southern Idaho Department Chair Health Science and Human Service; Kara Mahannah Associate Professor College of Southern Idaho Medical Assisting Program Manager; Terry Patterson College of Southern Idaho Instructional Dean & Academic Affairs

2016 Program Award Winners:

Exemplary Secondary Program:

Pre-Engineering at Payette River Regional Technical Academy, Emmett, Idaho

CTE Awards Banquet & Silent Auction, hosted at Canyon Crest Event Center in Twin Falls, ID – August 2016

Pictured from left to right: Mayor of Emmett, Gordon Petrie; Robert Salisbury, Instructor; Dr. William Knickrehm, Administrator

Exemplary Postsecondary Program:

Dental Hygiene at College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, Idaho

CTE Awards Banquet & Silent Auction, hosted at Canyon Crest Event Center in Twin Falls, ID – August 2016

Pictured from left to right: Terry Patterson, Dean of Instruction & Academic Affairs; Andie Dayley, Dental Clinic Manager; Jayson Lloyd, Dean of Health Science and Human Services; Cindy Harding, Director of Dental Hygiene; Matt Grayson, Dental Hygienist