Pigeon Forge, TN – September 30, 2013
Broad Run High School's Christine Good has been selected to receive the 2013 Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher award from the Virginia Association for Career & Technical Education (VACTE), which will be formally presented this coming January at the organization’s annual conference in Richmond, VA. Good was also nominated for the regional award and recognized as a regional award candidate this past Saturday at the ACTE Region II Conference in Pigeon Forge, TN.
Good was one of six regional finalists in the Outstanding New Career & Technical Teacher award category. The group of finalists included business teachers, health science teachers, and family & consumer science teachers from Kentucky, Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, and Georgia.
During the award presentation, ACTE Region II Awards Committee Representative Dr. Karen Curtis noted Good's contributions to the business & information technology program at the school and district levels and her involvement as an adviser of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) at the local, regional, and state levels. “She exemplifies creativity, innovation, technical expertise, and professionalism in addition to dedication to the profession and her students,” Dr. Curtis remarked.
This is Good’s second major award while teaching at Broad Run. She has previously been recognized by the state division as the 2012 Virginia Business Education Association (VBEA) Outstanding New Business & Information Technology Teacher.
ACTE is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youths and adults for careers. ACTE is composed of several divisions including agricultural, business, engineering & technology, family & consumer sciences, health science, marketing, trade & industrial education as well as guidance & career development, adult and career education, and CTE administrators.