The following list was compiled by OCDSB parent Doug Griffin and describes some of the awards for which teachers can be nominated. If you know of any additional teaching awards that should be included here, please submit them via our contact form.

Governor General's Award for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History
Administered by the Canada's National History Society

Contact Information:
Jeffrey Mitchell, Project Coordinator
Governor Generals Award for Excellence in Teaching Canadian History
Canada's National History Society
Toronto's First Post Office
1833, 260 Adelaide Street East
P.O. Box 59
Toronto, Ontario M5A 1N1
Telephone: 1-800-861-1008
Fax: 416-955-0815
Website: www.historysociety.ca/gga.asp
Email: prixggawards@historysociety.ca

Government of Ontario Premier’s Awards for Teaching Excellence

There are six categories of Ontario Premier’s Awards for Teaching Excellence.
Teacher of the Year
New Teacher of the Year
Excellent Support Staff
Excellence in Leadership
Lifetime Achievement
Team of the Year

For more information: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/teachingawards/FAQs.html#eligible

Contact Information:
Curriculum Services Canada
439 University Ave., Suite 1450
Toronto, ON  M5G 1Y8
Phone 416-591-1576
Toll Free 1-800-837-3048
Fax 416-591-1578
Email csc@curriculum.org


Distinguished Principal/Vice-Principal Award
Administered by the Canadian Association of Principals
Sponsored by McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Ltd.

Recognizes  exemplary principals/vice-principals who demonstrate strong commitment to educational leadership.

The winner will be an honoured guest at the National Conference of the Canadian Association of Principals and a $5000 donation will be made to the Canadian Association of Principals' Foundation in the recipient's name.

Contact Information:
Marie Schutt, Executive Assistant
Canadian Association of Principals
124 O'Connor Street, Suite 500
Ottawa, Ontario K4P 5M9
Telephone: 613-233-3665
Fax: 613-233-3674
Email: cap@istar.ca

Fred L. Bartlett Memorial Award
Administered by the Ontario Public School Boards' Association

Recognizes outstanding contribution by a member of a school board to education throughout Ontario through constructive participation in education affairs over a number of years or for work on some recent and specific project which has had provincial impact.

The Award is a large trophy, bearing shields, with the names of the successful candidates, which remains in the OPSBA office. Each winner will receive a smaller replica of the trophy.

Contact Information:
Ontario Public School Boards' Association
Awards Coordinator
439 University Avenue
18th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Y8
Telephone: 416-340-2540
Fax: 416-340-7571

Bayer Inc. Award for High School Chemistry Teachers
Administered by the Chemical Institute of Canada
Funded by Bayer Rubber Inc.

Recognizes outstanding contributions in high school chemistry teaching in Canada.

The recipient is presented with a cash prize of $500 and one-year membership in the CIC at the Canadian Society for Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering Conference, the Chemical Education Conference OR at a local section meeting (which ever is most convenient for the winner); up to 2 awards are given each year.
 
Contact Information:
Manager, Conferences and Awards
The Chemical Institute of Canada
130 Slater Street, Suite 550
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6E2
Telephone: 613-232-6252
Fax: 613-232-5862
Website: www.cheminst.ca
Email: lhuskins@cheminst.ca

Irwin Talesnick Award for Excellence in Teaching of Science
Administered by the Science Teachers' Association of Ontario

Recognizes outstanding performance for at least 5 years both in the classroom and beyond, by a high school or elementary science teacher who is a member of STAO.

The recipient receives a certificate, which is presented at the annual STAO Conference in the Fall.

Contact Information:
Science Teacher's Association of Ontario
P.O. Box 771
Dresden, Ontario N0P 1M0
Telephone: 519-683-4172
Fax: 519-683-2473

Jack Bell Leadership Award in Science Education
Administered and funded by the Science Teachers' Association of Ontario

Recognizes outstanding leadership in direct contributions to large scale improvement of science education at all levels in Ontario; the recipient must be a member of STAO.

The recipient receives a certificate, which is presented at the annual STAO Conference in the Fall.

The nominator must be a person who has worked with the nominee, a supervisor of the nominee, a person with whom the nominee is or has been involved, or others as seen fit by the Awards Committee

Contact Information:
Science Teacher's Association of Ontario
P.O. Box 771
Dresden, Ontario N0P 1M0
Telephone: 519-683-4172
Fax: 519-683-2473

NOVA Chemicals Ltd. Award for Chemistry Teaching
Administered by the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology
Funded by NOVA Chemicals Ltd.

Recognizes an individual who has contributed to teaching and has had a great influence upon students. The staff of any Community College, Technical Institute or Collège d'Enseignement Général et Professionel (CEGEP) in Canada are eligible candidates.

The receipient receives a cash prize of $1,000 and a commemorative scroll at the Conference ( travel costs and conference registration if applicable)

Contact Information:
Canadian Society for Chemical Technology
130 Slater Street, Suite 550
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6E2
Telephone: 613-232-6252
Fax: 613-232-5862
Website: www.cheminst.ca
Email: lhuskins@cheminst.ca

Union Carbide Award for Chemical Education
Administered by the Chemical Institute of Canada
Funded by Union Carbide Canada Ltd.

Recognizes an individual who has made outstanding contributions in Canada to education in any level in the field of Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.

The recipient receives a cash prize of $1000, up to 400$ in travel expenses, and a commemorative framed scroll.

Contact Information:
The Chemical Institute of Canada
130 Slater Street, Suite 550
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6E2
Telephone: 613-232-6252
Fax: 613-232-5862
Website: www.cheminst.ca
Email: lhuskins@cheminst.ca