Photo of Lindsey Criss ACTE Region II CTE Teacher Educator of the Year

ABSS Career Technical Education Curriculum & Instructional Management Coordinator Lindsey Criss is headed to the National Association of Career & Technical Education conference after winning both the regional and state award.  

Criss was named the NCACTE Teacher Educator of the Year 2021 last July and advanced to the regional competition which she also won.  ACTE Region II covers Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, the US Virgin Islands, Bahamas, and Puerto Rico.  

She is a career educator.   Prior to her work in the CTE Department, Lindsey was an ABSS Special Populations Coordinator, Career Development Coordinator, and lateral entry Business Education Teacher.  She holds a Master of Arts in Business Education from North Carolina A & T State University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management from Gardner-Webb University, and an Associate Degree in Business Administration from Cleveland Community College.  

“Lindsey provides exceptional leadership and support for our teachers and instructional staff.  She is also an advocate for the many Career Technical Education pathways we offer here in Alamance-Burlington Schools.  I’m proud of her accomplishments and wish her well as she goes on to represent ABSS on the national level,” said Robin Bowers, ABSS CTE Director.  


About NCACTE The North Carolina Association for Career and Technical Education (NCACTE) is a not-for-profit association committed to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for successful careers. NCACTE represents the community of CTE professionals, including educators, administrators, researchers, school counselors, guidance and career development professionals and others at all levels of education. NCACTE is committed to excellence in providing advocacy, public awareness and access to resources, professional development and leadership opportunities.