Provincial / Territorial Awards

APEGGA Teacher Awards Program

  • Administered by: The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta
  • Recognizes: elementary, junior and senior high school teachers who are making a positive contribution to the teaching of Math and Science.
  • The Award: 14 APEGGA Math and Science Teaching Awards given annually with a cash prize of $1000 for use in the recipient's school for Math and Science materials or for professional development.
  • Nomination Deadline: March 31
  • APEGGA Education Scholarships: Six two-year scholarships of $2,000 each at Alberta Universities will be awarded to individuals who currently hold a BSc or BEd and wish to obtain an alternate degree in education or science.

Contact Information:
Sherrell Steele, Manager of Public Relations
1500 Scotia One
10060 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4A2
Telephone: 780-426-3990 or 1-800-661-7020

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Capital Educators' Awards - Ottawa Network for Education

  • Administered by: Ottawa Network for Education
  • Recognizes: All educators across the entire spectrum from kindergarten to PhD who have classroom teaching responsibilities at one of our ten partner institutions in Ottawa are eligible to be nominated for a Capital Educators' Award.
  • The Award: Award recipients are announced at a gala dinner and ceremony each spring called EduGala
  • Finalists are selected by the participating institutions. A community panel of judges then selects the award recipients. All finalists are invited to attend EduGala, and the Award recipients are announced that evening. Anyone can submit a nomination.

Contact Information:
Carolyn Hunter
Director of Programs
Telephone: 613-828-6274 ext. 277
Email: chunter@onfe-rope.c

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Excellence in Teaching Awards - Alberta

  • Presented by Alberta Learning and supported by the Alberta Excellence in Teaching Foundation
  • Recognizes outstanding K-12 teachers, honouring creative, innovative and effective teaching; as well recognizes school principals whose outstanding work supports outstanding teaching.
  • Local Award: in April, 131 finalists are given a certificate signed by the Minister of Learning.
  • Provincial Award: 22 teachers receive Provincial Excellence in Teaching Awards in May
  • Cash awards of varying amount to be used in teachers' schools
  • Provincial awards presented by the Minister of Learning, Xerox and other Foundation representatives at a gala ceremony in early May
  • SMARTer Kids Foundation Innovative Use of Technology Award: given to 1 recipient annually
  • APEGGA Excellence in Teaching Mathematics/Science Award: given to 1 recipient annually
  • Note: nominations require support of teacher's principal, superintendent, teaching colleague and a member of the public, plus the consent of the nominee; a school principal's nomination requires the support of a superintendent or designee

Contact Information:
Alberta Excellence in Teaching Foundation
c/o Currie Communications Ltd.
8223 - 189 A Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5T 4Z7
Telephone: 780-413-9547 or 1-888-414-9547
Fax: 780-486-0285

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Teaching Excellence Award (Prix d'excellence dans l'enseignement) New Brunswick Francophone Sector

  • Administered by: New Brunswick Department of Education
  • Recognizes: innovative educational contributions from teachers
  • The Award: 1 recipient per Francophone school district (total 5) receive the award which is a Sculpture "Le Sommet" (the summit of a mountain) as a symbol of excellence, an $800 professional development bursary and a painting by a local artist
  • Presentation: awards presented in early November in Fredericton

Contact Information:
Léo-Paul Charest
Liaison and Educational Publications Coordinator
Department of Education
Telephone: 506-453-6133
Fax: 506-444-5523

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Yukon Award for Excellence in Education

  • Administered by: Department of Education, Yukon
  • Recognize: outstanding contributions to public school education in the Yukon from individuals who have directly impacted on a school environment; by introducing or developing a new initiative, project or technology; by developing new teaching materials; or by enhancing the educational environment.
  • The Award: up to 5 recipients (or group of recipients) receive a limited edition framed serigraph by Ted Harrison entitled "Northern Education".

Contact Information: Ms. Deby Bodman
Yukon Education
P.O. Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Telephone: 867-667-5127
Fax: 867-393-6339
Website: Excellence in Education Awards