Award winners

As part of our Regional Live Summits, Tech & Learning will recognize exceptional district administrators in select regions around the country who are leading innovation in their schools. We’re seeking district leaders who are reimagining and reinventing education by developing and launching unique and forward-thinking programs, policies, and best practices that have shown to have a positive impact and are also replicable at other districts. 

All finalists will receive an invitation to the Tech & Learning Regional Summit in their region, including a two-night hotel stay at the event. The winners will be announced at the closing session of the Summit. All finalists will be recognized in an issue of Tech & Learning and will receive a Tech & Learning Innovative Leader Award Seal that can be added to all district websites, etc. All winners will be profiled in an exclusive interview in Tech & Learning magazine and will receive an invite to our Innovative Leader Summit in December!

Who should enter? 

These awards allow you to nominate yourself or another district level colleague who you feel deserves recognition for the outstanding work that they do. Entry deadlines vary per region, be sure to check your deadline to check you don’t miss out!


The Tech & Learning Innovative Leader Award winners will showcase examples of exceptional leadership. We will award winners in each region, in the following categories:

  • Best Implementation of Data Privacy
  • Most Innovative Learning Spaces
  • Best Example of Teacher & Student Wellbeing Programs
  • Best Example of Professional Development
  • Best Example of Providing Equity & Access
  • Best Overall Implementation of Technology
  • Innovative Technology Director Award
  • Innovative Curriculum Director Award
  • Innovative Chief Academic Officer Award
  • Innovative Chief Technology Officer Award
  • Innovative Superintendent Award

Further information can be found on the Categories & Deadlines page.

Award winners
Award winner

Regions & Deadlines
Visit the Categories and Deadlines page for information.

Our previous Winners
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Our Regional Leadership Summits

Our LIVE Summits are FREE to attend. You may also register to attend without nominating in the awards program.

The Tech & Learning Regional Leadership Summits bring together the Instructional and Tech District Leaders in a relaxed setting where attendees can talk candidly about how to developing effective district strategic plans. Each free to attend Tech & Learning Leadership Summit focuses on the unique needs of the region to give attendees the valuable insight they need to develop action plans. Come and join us!