WAVA supports several awards given to WAVA members and its supporters.


The CTE Administrator of the Year Award is granted to the years outstanding administrator.  The selected Administrator of the Year will function as an Ambassador for Career & Technical Education for the State of Washington by representing our professional organization at various functions throughout the year. WAVA has agreed to select various functions and provide financial support if necessary to ensure the award recipient’s participation at the identified events.  The selected candidate’s information will automatically be forwarded to WA-ACTE for consideration as ACTE Administrator of the Year.

Each area group recognizes their nominee by submitting the name of a CTE Director to be announced at Spring Conference.  The nine nominators will receive the application information, but it can also be accessed on this site.  It is the nominators responsibility to ensure the nominee is a paid member of WAVA/WA-ACTE, completes the application materials and submits ALL information to Awards Chair by date posted below.  They will need to send the application materials by email to Donneta Oremus at  The winner will be announced at Summer Conference.
Nomination:    Due February 10, 2016 by 5pm  - download nomination form below
Application:    Due by April 15, 2016 - downloaded application form below (updated 1.11.16)

CTE VIP Award is granted to a person who has made significant contributions to the world of CTE as viewed by WAVA members.  You can nominate a WAVA member at any time.  Those received by April 15, 2016, will be considered for selection and announced at summer conference. 

Please send a detailed narrative no longer than two pages which describes the positive impact and contribution your nominee has made to the world of CTE.  Send your nomination by email to Donneta Oremus at


The President's Award is given during the Summer WA-ACTE Conference by the outgoing president to a person who has given much support to them during their WAVA presidency. 

The Legislator of the Year is granted to a WA State Legislator who has promoted and supported the efforts and value of CTE within the legislative processes and venues throughout the state.  WAVA encourages you to recognize your local area Legislator of the Year at the Legislative Reception each year or at a local event.  Please reference 

WAVA Legislator of the Year Award when ordering.

Awards of Praise
C/O Debbie Brummett
1716 Broadway
Everett, WA 98201 

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