Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence

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

    2015 Competition Now Open!

    We are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence. Nominate an outstanding teacher today!

    2015 The competition is now open! Deadline: April 30, 2015 - Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence - Nomination Guidelines 2015

    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

    2013 Exemplary Practices

    Discover the best practices of some of Canada's most oustanding educators, and stay tuned for the release of the 2014 Exemplary Practices.

    2013 Exemplary Practices

    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

    Program Highlights

    2015 Competition Now Open!

    We are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence. Download your poster today!

    The Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence honour outstanding and innovative elementary and secondary school teachers in all disciplines who instil in their students a love of learning and who utilize information and communications technologies to better equip their students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in a 21st century society and economy. The Awards are offered at the regional and national levels and carry cash prizes of $1,000 and $5,000 respectively.

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