Career Compass Teacher Awards

We’re excited to announce our first annual eDynamic Learning Career Compass Awards!

As a teacher founded company, we take great pride in helping schools engage students in the discovery of new and unique career fields through our digital curriculum. Our mission is clear –to enable schools to give students opportunities to tie their interests and skills to rewarding professions. Discovering one’s unique skills, talents, and interests is the path that enables students to find success in school, college and/or career.

We know that teachers make the biggest difference in the lives of their students every day, and this is our opportunity to recognize and celebrate their success.

The eDynamic Learning Career Compass Award honors teachers using eDynamic Learning to guide passion to purpose, keep students engaged, and prepare them for their future.

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Career Compass Awards

And the Finalists Are:

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources of Digital Media

AGRICULTURE, FOOD & NATURAL RESOURCES

 

Milford Chavous
Milford Chavous
Hillsborough County Public Schools, Florida

Regina Smart
Regina Smart
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Arts, A/V, Technology & Communications

ARTS, AUDIO/VIDEO TECHNOLOGY & COMMUNICATIONS

 

Katherine Larson
Katherine Larson
North Dakota Center for Distance Education, North Dakota

Kimberly Schor
Kimberly Schor
Branson School District RE-82, Colorado

Brenda Peterson
Brenda Peterson
Pathways Charter School, California

Business, Finance, & Marketing

BUSINESS, FINANCE & MARKETING

 

Angela Smith
Angela Smith
Career Prep High School, Ohio

Lucas Ingersoll
Dr. Lucas Ingersoll
Horry County Schools, South Carolina

Cyndi Teeguarden
Cyndi Teeguarden
Horry County Schools, South Carolina

Information Technology, STEM & Engineering

INFORMATION, TECHNOLOGY, STEM & ENGINEERING

 

Catherine Hay
Catherine Hay
Santiam Canyon School District, Oregon

Anthony White
Anthony White
Kodiak Island Borough School District, Alaska

Paula Life
Paula Life
Proximity Learning, Inc, Texas

Education & Human Services

EDUCATION & HUMAN SERVICES

 

Terry Kass
Terry Kass
Lake County High Schools Technical Campus, Illinois

David Marks
David Marks
Lake County High Schools Technical Campus, Illinois

Health Science

HEALTH SCIENCE

 

Mariah Dolan
Mariah Dolan
North Dakota Center for Distance Education, North Dakota

Nancy Ortner
Nancy Ortner
Visions In Education, California

Brian Nagy
Brian Nagy
Nassau BOCES, New York

Law, Public Safety, & Government

LAW, PUBLIC SAFETY & GOVERNMENT

 

Nicholas Parker
Nicholas Parker
CESA 2, Wisconsin

JoAnna Nehring
JoAnna Nehring
Douglas County School District, Colorado

Hospitality & Tourism

HOSPITALITY & TOURISM

 

Jason Ackerman - CPA
Rebecca Giedosh-Ruge
Mat-Su Borough School District, Alaska

Jeanye Wester
Jeanye Wester
Texas Tech University K12, Texas

Prizes

Nominee Awards

The finalists from the eight (8) different categories were recognized at the eDynamic Learning Career Compass Award virtual ceremony on Saturday, May 22nd, 2021, which took place during the eDynamic Learning Virtual Summit -May 21st and May 22nd.  Industry organizations and school districts presented on topics related to CTE and elective courseware for grades 6-12 on topics such blended learning, online learning, and best practices for engaging students online.

First Place

1 WINNER IN EACH OF THE 8 CATEGORIES) RECEIVES THE FOLLOWING:

  • A $5,000 dollar Curriculum Grant for the winning teacher and his or her students at the school they are teaching (provided for the 2021/2022 school year)
  • Complimentary eDynamic Learning Online Professional Development 2 hour webinar workshop for up to 25 participants AND one self-paced eDL Professional Development course license for the teacher (must be utilized within one year of winning the award)
  • A laptop for the teacher (provided by May 22, 2021)
  • A featured story about the winning teacher and their CTE program on eDynamic Learning website in 2021.
  • Teacher featured on the eDynamic Learning website and included in a press release (April 13, 2021)
  • The opportunity to present a session at the eDynamic Learning Virtual Summit (May 21-22, 2021)
  • A gift box of appreciation from eDynamic Learning (provided by May 22, 2021)
  • Award trophy (provided by May 22, 2021)

 

*The $5,000 grant award is valid for one school year and is not available in the form of cash or a refund. The grant funding can be used toward the license of eDynamic Learning curriculum and/or professional development services.

Up to 2 Runners-Up

(1-2 FOR EACH OF THE 8 CATEGORIES):

  • Featured on the eDynamic Learning website  (April 13, 2021)
  • Recognized at the eDynamic Learning Career Compass Award virtual ceremony (May 22, 2021)
  • Opportunity to present a session at the eDynamic Learning Virtual Summit (May 21-22, 2021)
  • One self-paced eDL Professional Development course for the teacher (must be utilized within one year of winning the finalist award)
  • A gift box of appreciation from eDynamic Learning (provided by May 22, 2021)
  • Award plaque  (provided by May 22, 2021)
  • $50 Amazon Gift Card  (provided by May 22, 2021)
Winners will be announced live at the Virtual Summit Award Ceremony