Nomination Guidelines for 2022 - 2023
  • All MSET members are eligible to nominate or to be nominated. Either the nominator or the nominee must be a MSET member. If you need to join, you can do so by going to this link.

Intent to Nominate: For the first phase of nominations, due February 15, 2023, only the nominee’s name and contact information is required.​ 
Nominations Phase 2: The nomination packet will be due by April 15, 2023. Nominators and nominees will work together to complete the nomination packet. The nominator will be responsible for writing the nomination statement based on the artifacts that the nominee provides.​ 

MSET Award Nominations Open 

Each year, MSET honors educators for their outstanding use of innovative and effective practice of educational technology. Beginning in 2023, there will be three categories: Outstanding Educator Award, Outstanding Higher Ed Award, and Outstanding Leader Award. 

Winners are surprised at their place of employment in the Spring! Award recipients are given opportunities to participate in MSET business meetings, serve as featured speakers, and have their work highlighted. Each of our winners will receive a banner, a certificate, a complimentary registration for the Common Ground Conference, and a one year paid MSET Membership. 

Educator

PURPOSE OF THE AWARD 
  • This award recognizes one educator for his or her use of educational technology in the teaching and learning process in Maryland schools. The award supports MSET’s Mission for advancing excellence in learning and teaching through innovative and effective uses of technology. 

Eligibility 

  • Any teacher in a Maryland public or private school whose primary job responsibility is the direct instruction of students in an Early Childhood through Grade 12 or Higher Education classroom may be nominated. The educator must be currently responsible for the day-to-day instruction of PK-18 students. A nominee for this award may include a library media specialist and/or technology integration specialist, if at least seventy-five percent of his or her responsibilities include the direct instruction of PK-18 age students.

Higher Ed

PURPOSE OF THE AWARD 
  • This award recognizes a Higher Education professional who has made exemplary contributions to the implementation of technology in Maryland institutions of higher education. It supports MSET’s Mission to advance excellence in learning and teaching through innovative and effective uses of technology. 
Eligibility 
  • Any full-time or part-time faculty member, dean, department chair, or president in the state of Maryland. This person's position can (but not required) be a combination of teaching and administrative duties.

Leader

PURPOSE OF THE AWARD 
  • This award recognizes an educator outside the classroom who has made exemplary contributions to the implementation of technology in Maryland schools. It supports MSET’s Mission to advance excellence in learning and teaching through innovative and effective uses of technology. 
Eligibility 
  • Any full-time educator or administrator employed by an educational entity in the state of Maryland, whose primary job responsibility is NOT teaching in an Early Childhood through Grade 12 or Higher Education classroom.

Meet Our Award Winners

Outstanding Leader Using

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Outstanding Leader Using

Technology Winner for 2022

Outstanding Educator Using

Technology Winner for 2022

Mr. Derek Anderson
Principal

Longfellow Elementary School

Howard County Public Schools


Ms. Irene Bal
Lecturer of Educational Technology

Loyola University Maryland

Outstanding Leader Using

Technology Winner for 2020

Outstanding Educator Using

Technology Winner for 2020

Ms. Stacy Barry
Resource Teacher, Blended Teaching & Learning
Baltimore County Public Schools


Ms. Kimberly Burton-Regulski
Math Department Chair

Eastern Technical High School


Outstanding Leader Using

Technology Winner for 2019

Outstanding Educator Using

Technology Winner for 2019

Ms. Jennifer Sturge
Specialist for School Libraries and Digital Learning
Calvert County Public Schools

Mr. Michael Kilberg

Instructional Technology Teacher

Centennial Lane Elementary
Howard County Public Schools


Outstanding Leader Using

Technology Winner for 2018

Outstanding Educator Using

Technology Winner for 2018

Dr. Annette Wallace

Principal
Pocomoke High School
​Worcester County Public Schools

Mr. James McCrobie
STEM/Social Studies Teacher
Bennett Middle School
Wicomico County Public Schools

Outstanding Leader Using

Technology Winner for 2017

Dr. Dallas Dance

Superintendent 
​Baltimore County Public Schools


Outstanding Educator Using

Technology Winner for 2017

Mr. Josh Edwards

Art Teacher
Clear Spring High School
​Washington County Public Schools

Outstanding Leader Using

Technology Winner for 2016

Outstanding Educator Using

Technology Winner for 2016

Nicholas Novak, 
Principal
Howard High School
Howard County Public Schools

Misty Frantz 
English Teacher
St. Mary's Ryken High School

Outstanding Leader Using

Technology Winner for 2015

Catherine Poling

Principal
Emma K Doub Elementary School

Washington County Public Schools


Outstanding Educator Using

Technology Winner for 2015

Steven Luthultz
Math Teacher

Holly Hall Elementary

Cecil County Public Schools

Outstanding Leader Using

Technology Winner for 2014

Outstanding Educator Using

Technology Winner for 2014

Dr. Clayton Wilcox

Superintendent

Washington County Public Schools

**2014 ISTE Leader of the Year

Shawna Sunday
6th Grade Mathematics Teacher
​Western Heights Middle School
​Washington County Public Schools

Outstanding Leader Using

Technology Winner for 2013

Irene Hildebrandt

Supervisor of Library Media 

Carroll County Public Schools

Outstanding Educator Using

Technology Winner for 2013

Christine Hurley 
Library Media Specialist 
Emma K. Doub School for Integrated 

Arts & Technology
Washington County Public 

Outstanding Leader Using

Technology Winner for 2012

Marsye Kaplan

Assistive Technology Team Leader

Baltimore County Public Schools

Outstanding Educator Using

Technology Winner for 2012

Mathew Winner

Library Media Specialist

Longfellow Elementary School

Howard County Public Schools

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