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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.

PLUS winners and finalists will receive an exclusive invitation to Tech & Learning's Innovative Leader Summit, taking place on December 2 outside of New York City!

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!

Categories

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 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.

 

December Innovative Leader Award category

For the Tech & Learning Innovative Leader Summit on December 2, 2022, at the Liberty Science Center outside New York City, we are seeking nominations from school district administrators who will share their visions for what the ideal school district of the future would look like.
Nominees will imagine what their future school district might look like if there were no barriers. You have unlimited funds, no politics, no state or federal mandates. The sky's the limit in the:

  • Innovative Thought Leader Award

This is a self-nominating category only. Further information can be found on the December Innovative Thought Leader Award page.

UPCOMING REGIONS & DEADLINES
We are accepting nominations to coincide with our Regional Live Summits in the below areas. Please note, each deadline listed below is 1pm, local time, on the day.

REGION:

NOMINATION DEADLINE
1pm:

SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION:

VISIT REGIONAL LIVE SUMMIT WEBSITE:

REGIONAL LIVE SUMMIT EVENT DATE:

December Innovative Leader Summit

Submit your nomination by:
November 9,
2022

Event date:
December 2,
2022

Southern California

Submit your nomination by:
December 19,
2022

Event date:
January 20,
2022

Maryland

Submit your nomination by:
January 16,
2023

Event date:
February 24,
2023

Georgia

Submit your nomination by:
January 30,
2023

Event date:
March 10,
2023

Northern California

Submit your nomination by:
March 6,
2023

Event date:
April 22,
2023

New England

Submit your nomination by:
March 27,
2023

Event date:
May 5,
2023

Philadelphia

Submit your nomination by:
April 23,
2023

Event date:
June 23,
2023

Our previous Winners and Finalists
Click the here to find our about our previous awards.

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!

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Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions
Future is following the state and federal restrictions and guidelines on the current pandemic closely. However, attendance at our event is at your own risk and Future is not liable if you believe you have contracted Covid-19 at our event. The guidance and restrictions are likely to change and therefore Future reserves the right to remove or impose additional restrictions or rules to ensure the accessibility and safety of everyone at the event. [Future will communicate any entry requirements closer to the event, including whether proof of full vaccination or a negative lateral flow or PCR test is required, as well as any guidance on social distancing and mask wearing]. Our current Future guidelines can be found here and will be updated following guidance.