This award acknowledges the work of educational leaders and innovators. Typically the person will be a leader / mentor / advisor to a school or broader educational community group. It recognises significant advocacy, support and promotion of the use of ICT in education.
Candidates will have a distinguished career and proven inspirational achievement in leading the ICT in Education community. Some specifics include:
2018 Meredith Ebbs
2017 Nicky Ringland & Renee Noble
2015 Corrine Campbell
2014 Matt Esterman
2013 Dr James Curran
2011 saw the formal relationship with the Australian Council for Computers (ACCE) formalised and for the first time ICTENSW, as a new entity, created a process to establish a NSW ICT Educator of the Year award. The ICTENSW Educator of the Year may be nominated to ACCE to be considered for the national Educator of the Year award.
This award recognises the importance of the work of teachers who are promoting, facilitating and using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in their school every day. The person is respected as a leader and innovator both internal and external to their own institution.
2019 Patricia Cazouris
2018 Simon Harper
2017 Karen Binns
2016 Abi Woldhuis
2015 Chris Woldhuis
2014 Amanda Hogan
2012 Chris Betcher
In 2015, ICTENSW introduced the Young Educator of the year award, to encourage and promote young teachers doing exceptional things within their classrooms using ICT.
This award recognises the importance of the work of young teachers who are promoting, facilitating and using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in their school or community every day. The person is respected as a leader and innovator both internal and external to their own institution. They are in their first 5 years of teaching.
Young Educator of the Year Winner
2017 Lina Ponto
2016 Kathleen O'Rourke
ISTE Making IT Happen Award
The ISTE endorsed Making IT Happen award honors visionary educators and leaders who cultivate connected and empowered learners. It recognises members who have given outstanding service or made a significant contribution to their association. Since its inception in 1995 more than 700 educators from around the world have received this award.
ISTE and its affiliates present Making IT Happen awards at their annual conferences. Each awarding organisation chooses its winner(s) internally. There is no nomination process.
Making it Happen Winner
2018 Leanne Cameron
2016 Karen Binns