Gerald Paist Distinguished Service Award

What is the Gerald Paist Distinguished Service Award?

The Gerald Paist Distinguished Service Award recognizes individuals and organizations who have provided extraordinary service to Career Technical Education and NCLA. The recipient has made a significant and lasting impact on the field of Career Technical Education through their professional accomplishments and by having served in this profession for an extended period. They have also earned the respect and admiration of their colleagues.

In order to be considered, all nominations must be submitted online to Thomas Applegate, Executive Director  of NCLA-Synergizing CTE Administrators Nationwide at by July 31, 2024.