Teamwork Nomination

Nominations are now open!

Please complete the form below to nominate someone for a Teamwork award. Individuals are welcome to nominate themselves or teams of which they are a part.

Applicants will be judged on the merits of this nomination form, so please provide specific examples and complete the form in full. Your nomination may be a NAPE Member or Nonmember.

  • Purpose: Education team that was successful in promoting access and equity to achieve diversity in career and technical education (CTE).
  • Eligibility: Any team of educators and/or their partners that serve CTE students. The team does not need to be affiliated with NAPE as a member organization.
  • Ideal Candidate: The ideal team has distinguished itself from peers by promoting access, equity, and diversity in CTE education and has demonstrated through actions that they embrace the NAPE belief that access to diverse human brain power will help to solve global challenges.
  • Collaborative and Diverse criteria: (1) Develops and strengthens relationships within the profession and/or community by joining efforts to further common goals. (2) Works effectively as part of a team to successfully accomplish a task or goal in support of its vision and mission. (3) Builds effective collaborative relationships across the organization to define and solve problems or reach agreements on a course of action while considering multiple perspectives.
  • Innovative and Agile criterion: (1) Demonstrates ability to create and implement a vision for the team. (2) Displays initiative and persistence in working to overcome barriers by adapting activities or approaches, even in challenging situations.
  • Outcome/Data Driven criteria: (1) Supports knowledge sharing and efforts toward analysis of outcomes by using data. (2) Encourages effective group problem solving, critical thinking, planning, and decision making.

If you have any feedback on the awards website or process, please contact Award Committee Chair, Randall Butt at