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Education Technology Awards

District Level Awards

Karon Pyle Educational Technology Award

First awarded in 2015, the Karon Pyle Educational Technology Award is presented to a Madison County Teacher that demonstrates the same spirited dedication to the successful integration of technology in education that was displayed by the award's namesake.

2015- Tammy Brown (Central School)
2016- Jennifer Whitt (Sparkman Middle School)
2017- No Award Presented
2018- Vickey Sullivan (Madison County Schools)
2019- No Award Presented
2020- No Award Presented
2021- No Award Presented

State Level Awards

Chiquita Marbury Technology Innovation Award

The "Chiquita Marbury Technology Innovation Award," sponsored by the Alabama Department of Education, is presented each year at the Alabama Educational Technology Conference. The award honors Chiquita Marbury's invaluable years of service as a technology innovator in Alabama by recognizing educators who are exemplary models of technology teachers and leaders. Nominees are judged based upon the following five criteria: Innovation and Creativity, Impact on Teaching and Learning, Leadership, Teamwork, and Scholarship.

2008- Vickey Sullivan, Technology Specialist (Madison County Schools)
2009- Tommy Whitten, Technology Coordinator (Madison County Schools)
2010- Donna Goode, Principal (Owens Cross Roads)
2011- Tammy Brown, Teacher (Central)
2012- No Award Presented
2013- Davina Mann, Teacher (Owens Cross Roads
2014- No Award Presented
2015- Suzanne Sullins, Teacher (Buckhorn High School)
2016- No Award Presented
2017- Jennifer Williams, Teacher (Central)

ISTE Making IT Happen Award

As an ISTE Affiliate, each year ALET has the opportunity to select a member for this internationally recognized award. The criteria, set by ISTE, identifies and rewards educational technology leaders around the world for their commitment and innovation.

2011- Tommy Whitten, Technology Coordinator (Madison County Schools)

Alabama Leaders in Educational Technology Sally Moore Award

The Sally Moore Award honors one of Alabama’s early educational technology leaders. Like Sally, recipients of this award must demonstrate a long-term dedication to promoting technology in K-12 education, must go “above and beyond” in supporting technology in their school system, and must exhibit extraordinary leadership qualities, including a willingness to share personal successes (and failures) with others.

2016- Tommy Whitten, Technology Coordinator (Madison County Schools)