Press Release

2018-2019 Educator Awards and Scholarships Winners Announced

by Susan Meyer | Feb 6, 2019 | Press Release


Austin, Texas: Last night during a grand reception at the 2019 Convention & Exposition in San Antonio, TX, TCEA announced the winners of the 2018-2019 Educator Awards and Scholarships. These innovative educators were chosen based on their incredible accomplishments related to advancing teaching and learning through technology. They exemplify embracing learning without limits.

The finalists and recipients are listed below. The winners are denoted with an *.

High Impact Teacher of the Year
Louise Morgan
Nina Peery*
Heather Preston

Library Media Specialist of the Year
Anne Farley
Nancy Jo Lambert*
Emily Meisel

Technical Support Person of the Year
Matt Green
Lori Hamm-Neckar*

Instructional Technology Specialist of the Year
Mesha Daniel*
Stacy R. Joseph
Josh Watkins

District or Campus Administrator of the Year
Dr. Leslie Bender Jutzi*
Jamie Locklin
Juan Orozco

Technology Administrator of the Year
Kimberly Lane Clark
David Oestreicher
Jason Sanders*

School Board of the Year 
United ISD*

Making IT Happen Award
Jeannine Freeman*
Kim Garcia

Lifetime Achievement for the Advancement of Technology in Education Award
Randy Moczygemba
Dr. Kari Rhame Murphy*

TCEA Advocacy Award
Dr. Carol Fletcher*

Robert E. Knight Professional Scholarship
Angel Herring*

Richard A. Brown Student Scholarship 
Cameron Stevens*

Jeri Hodges Leadership Scholarship
Missie (Lucia) Malo*

TCEA President Dr. Roland Rios congratulated all of the 2018-2019 Educator Award winners, saying: “We are pleased that we can express our gratitude for all the hard work these educators have done to excite and engage learners through the use of technology.” To learn more about the Educator Awards, please visit this site:

TCEA ( is a nonprofit, member-based organization that has supported the use of technology in education for the last 39 years. Our primary focus is on integrating technology into the PreK-16 environment and providing our members with cutting-edge knowledge and resources through conferences, workshops, online and print publications, and collaborations with businesses and institutions of higher education.