• TEN Award recipients

    Hello members of the Teacher Education Network!

    Please join us in congratulating the following educators in recognition of their dedication to teacher education.
    Award for Excellence in Teacher Education Winner: Dr. Tim Green

    Tim Green, Ph.D., a former K12 teacher, is a professor of educational technology and teacher education at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). He has been in this role since 1999 and has served as an instructor and for five years he served as the Director of Distance Education at CSUF.
    He is the author of numerous articles and books, as well as a presenter, on the integration of educational technology, instructional design, and online distance education. Some of his more recent books include Securing the Connected Classroom: Technology Planning to Keep Students Safe (Brown & Green, ISTE), The Essentials of Instructional Design: Connecting Fundamental Principles with Process and Practice (Brown & Green, Routledge), and The Educator’s Guide to Producing Media and Open Educational Resources (Green & Brown, Routledge).

    Dr. Green is passionate about working with schools and districts on visioning and implementing technology initiatives. He co-produces an award-winning podcast called Trends and Issues in Instructional Design, Educational Technology, and Learning Sciences. Dr. Green earned his Ph.D. in Instructional Systems Technology with a minor in Curriculum and Instruction from Indiana University. Connect with Dr. Green on Twitter @theEdTechDoctor.

    Award for Excellence in Teacher Education Honorable Mention: Nicol Howard
     Nicol R. Howard, Ph.D. is currently an assistant professor and program coordinator in the School of Education (Department of Teaching and Learning) at the University of Redlands. Nicol has served as an educator in various capacities over the past 18 years. She has taught at the high school level (9th – 12th grades and Special Education), grades K through 5, and she was a Program Specialist in Personalized and Blended Learning. Nicol has also taught in the College of Educational Studies at Chapman University.
    In addition to teaching, Nicol currently serves as outgoing chair for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Technology, Instruction, Cognition, and Learning SIG. She is currently on the board of directors for the California Council on Teacher Education (CCTE), where she has also served as a co-chair for their Technology and Teacher Education SIG. Nicol is also the outgoing co-chair for International Society for Technology in Education's Digital Equity Network

    Nicol's concern for certain inequities in education and her research projects have led to publications in educational journals, such as the Urban Education Journal, the International Journal of Educational Technology, and Educause. She has also written for ISTE, Edutopia, and Corwin Connect. She co-authored a book called Standing in the Gap: Empowering New Teachers through Connected Resources and has two forthcoming ISTE books. Connect with Nicol on Twitter @NicolRHoward

    The JDLTE Research Paper Award Winners: Ray R. Buss, Teresa S. Foulger, Keith Wetzel & LeeAnn Lindsey
    The award is an annual recognition for researchers who have published in the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education—the JDLTE Outstanding Research Paper Award. 

    We had five journal articles that were submitted and the review team selected the paper of: Ray R. Buss, Teresa S. Foulger, Keith Wetzel & LeeAnn Lindsey (2018) Preparing Teachers to Integrate Technology into K–12 Instruction II: Examining the Effects of Technology-Infused Methods Courses and Student Teaching, Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 34:3, 134-150.
    The paper is available at: DOI: 10.1080/21532974.2018.1437852

    A big thank you to the review committees who reviewed the nominations and to everyone who submitted a nomination. We look forward to recognizing these award winners at ISTE 2019 in Philadelphia!

    Rachelle Dene Poth