Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence. Recognizing teachers who make a difference.

The 2015 competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated!

Traditionally, the Prime Minister's Awards recipients are announced in the fall. All applicants will be notified of their results by telephone or in writing in the days leading up to the announcement. Following the announcement, a news release and the full list of recipients will be made available on our website. We recommend that you check our website in the fall and encourage you to sign up for our email updates.

Traditionally, the Prime Minister's Awards recipients are announced in the fall. All applicants will be notified of their results by telephone or in writing in the days leading up to the announcement. Following the announcement, a news release and the full list of recipients will be made available on our website. We recommend that you check our website in the fall and encourage you to sign up for our email updates.

2014 Exemplary Practices

Discover the best practices of some of Canada's most outstanding educators.

2014 Exemplary Practices

2014 Recipients Announced

October 7, 2014—17 outstanding educators from across Canada were honoured by the Prime Minister at a private ceremony in Ottawa. View the full list of winners of the Teaching Excellence Awards and the Excellence in Early Childhood Education Awards.
(Photo credit: Jason Ransom, Prime Minister's Office)

2014 Recipients Announced

Program Highlights

The Prime Minister's Awards program has been recognizing outstanding teachers and educators from across Canada for more than twenty years! A higlight video was created to feature memorable moments in the life of the program. We hope you will enjoy it!
– Prime Minister's Awards team

Prime Minister's Awards 20th Anniversary Video

Featured Winners

Glyn Davies
Glyn Davies
Gordon Billard
Gordon Billard
Jennifer Tieche
Jennifer Tieche
Gérald Charron
John Procyk
Aviva Dunsiger
Rick Hubert
Stan Hunter
Stan Hunter
Susan Marshall Steele
Susan Marshall Steele
Sylvia Duckworth
Sylvia Duckworth
Tiffany Poirier
Tiffany Poirier
Tom MacIsaac
Tom MacIsaac

Of Interest

Program Highlights

The 2015 competition is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated!

Traditionally, the Prime Minister's Awards recipients are announced in the fall. All applicants will be notified of their results by telephone or in writing in the days leading up to the announcement. Following the announcement, a news release and the full list of recipients will be made available on our website. We recommend that you check our website in the fall and encourage you to sign up for our email updates.