NCACTE Student Teacher of the Year Award

​Each member institution in good standing may nominate one candidate for the North Carolina Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators Award of the Year. One teacher candidate from the NCACTE member institutions will be recognized as the Outstanding Student Teacher of the Year in North Carolina. This recognition will be celebrated at the annual fall NCACTE Teacher Education Forum.

Congratulations to the 2023 NCACTE Student Teacher of the Year

Shannon Carney

NC State University

Congratulations to these NCACTE Student Teacher of the Year Finalists:

                                   Kale Barnes​                                                                          Abby Dailey                                                       Appalachian State University                                                       UNC-Charlotte

​                                Hannah Roebuck                                                               Dani Toma-Harrold

                                 Duke University                                                                    Elon University

2019 Student Teacher of the Year:

Bonnie Roop

UNC Charlotte

2017 Student Teacher of the Year:

Eliana Berger

UNC Greensboro

2021 Student Teacher of the Year:

James Michael Sapp

UNC Chapel Hill

2016 Student Teacher of the Year:

Amanda Blakely

East Carolina University

2018 Student Teacher of the Year:

Makayla Church

UNC Charlotte

2020 Student Teacher of the Year:

Grace Minter

Mid-Atlantic Christian University


North Carolina Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

2022 Student Teacher of the Year:

Caitlin Lambert

Western Carolina University