Wayne State College

ACTE Announces Carol Erwin as a 2020 Region V Excellence Award Winner

Published Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Carol Erwin

Dr. Carol Erwin, associate professor of family and consumer sciences, was chosen as the Region V Teacher Educator of the Year by the Association for Career and Technical Education.

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) recently announced the recipients of the 2020 Region V Excellence Awards, including:

  • ACTE Region V Teacher of the Year - Kitti Wheeler, Lakewood, Wash.
  • ACTE Region V Career Guidance Award - Nora Zollweg, Bremerton, Wash.
  • ACTE Region V Administrator of the Year - Aron Schmidt, Vail, Ariz.
  • ACTE Region V Postsecondary Teacher of the Year - Nicole Hampton, Flagstaff, Ariz.
  • ACTE Region V New Teacher of the Year - Lori Merrill, Willcox, Ariz.
  • ACTE Region V Carl Perkins Community Service Award - Rachel Aszklar, Sumner, Wash.
  • ACTE Region V Lifetime Achievement Award - Lisa Doll, Chandler, Ariz.
  • ACTE Region V Teacher Educator of the Year - Carol Erwin, Wayne, Neb.

The Region winners were announced virtually in May.

The ACTE Excellence Awards promote merit in career and technical education (CTE) by recognizing individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to CTE, programs that exemplify the highest standards and organizations that have conducted activities to promote and expand CTE programs. Award winners serve as inspirational leaders to ACTE; they embody the core values of serving students and being committed to CTE. Learn more about the ACTE Excellence Awards. 

The Region V winners will progress as national finalists in their categories. The national winners will be announced Dec. 2 at the ACTE Awards Gala, a dinner and award presentation recognizing the best CTE educators in the country, during ACTE’s CareerTech VISION 2020 conference in Nashville, Tenn.

About ACTE
The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is the nation’s largest not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. ACTE represents the community of CTE professionals, including educators, administrators, researchers, school counselors, guidance and career development professionals and others at all levels of education. ACTE is committed to excellence in providing advocacy, public awareness and access to resources, professional development and leadership opportunities.