Nominate Someone for a 2020 CBIC Award by March 6


The Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC) is accepting nominations for the 2020 CBIC Education Awards! Nominate a K-12 teacher for Educator of the Year or a student for Student Entrepreneur of the Year by Friday, March 6. Open the nomination form »

Educator of the Year

CBIC recognizes one K-12 educator who has set an example of incorporating the principles of innovation, entrepreneurship, invention, and/or technological achievement in a classroom setting. The CBIC Educator of the Year recipient receives a Technology in Education Grant award of $2,500 to be used on a technology investment of their choice for their classroom or students. Congratulations to Chris Bunin of Albemarle High School who was recognized as the 2019 Educator of the Year! Nominate an educator »

Student Entrepreneur of the Year

CBIC recognizes one student entrepreneur—or a team of student entrepreneurs—who have successfully created or advanced the development of a new product, service or product candidate, providing an example to other students to pursue entrepreneurship while at school. CBIC’s Student Entrepreneur of the Year recipient receives a grant award of $1,000 to further their innovation-based business. Nominate a student entrepreneur »

About the CBIC Education Awards

CBIC’s mission is to educate, celebrate and advocate for Charlottesville’s technology community and to accelerate technology innovation and entrepreneurship in the region. The CBIC Education Awards highlight and honor the region’s educators and students that best embody the attributes of innovation and entrepreneurial excellence. The awards seek to bridge the innovative use of technology in the classroom with local businesses to foster collaboration and a sense of community.