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Advisor of the year

Closed for 2020

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The SkillsUSA State Directors Association created the Advisor of the Year award to recognize and honor dedicated career and technical education instructors who serve as SkillsUSA advisors. The Advisor of the Year program is sponsored by Delmar Learning, a part of Cengage Learning. State winners are submitted to the regional competition. At NLSC, regional winners are interviewed and a national winner is selected.

Application for SkillsUSA Arizona Advisor of the Year is due March 1. The winner will be announced at the opening session of the SkillsUSA Arizona Championships.

Previous Recipients

2020: Jeremy Tarbet - Canyon Del Oro High School

2019: Travis Black - VACTE

2019 Region V Advisor of the Year: Norm Champagne - Yuma Union School District

2018: Norm Champagne - Kofa High School

2016: Michael Jackson - River Valley High School

2015: Mike Berger - CAVIT

2013: Gregg Pelka - Estrella Foothills High School

2012: Enrique Santa Cruz - Walden Grove High School

2011: Brian Kennedy - CAVIT

2010: Oscar Olivas - Peoria High School

A note from the Arizona SkillsUSA Office: multiple award recipients are missing from our records (including: 2014 and 2017). If anyone knows of previous recipients that are not listed above, please contact the state advisor Michelle Martinez at michellemartinez@azed.gov or call the SkillsUSA office at (602)542-5565.

Arizona skillsusa

State Advisor

Michelle Martinez | michelle.martinez@azed.gov | (602)542-5565


3300 N. Central Ave | 18th Floor | Phoenix, AZ | 85012


1535 W. Jefferson Street | Phoenix, AZ | 85007


Phone| 602-542-5565
Fax | 602-903-7225


P.O. Box 1440 | Owassa, OK| 74055
Phone| 602-892-4773|

Arizona Department of Education

Cathie Raymond, Deputy Associate Superintendent

Julie Ellis, Director, Career and Technical Student Organizations


Cindy Gutierrez, Director, Program Services


Bruce Watkins, Program Specialist Agriculture, Fire Service, Law


Tracy Rexroat, Program Specialist Engineering Sciences, Industrial Technologies


Jamie Miller, Program Specialist Industrial Trades Education


Elena Sobampo, Program Specialist Business, Marketing, and Media


Jason Wojcik, Program Specialist, Public Service Careers, Transportation Technologies


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