Indspire recognizes and celebrates outstanding educators for their achievement and innovation in Indigenous education. Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards recipients receive a $1,000 prize, framed award, and all-expense paid trip to the awards gala that is held in conjunction with the annual National Gathering for Indigenous Education.
Help us recognize and celebrate Indigenous educators who are helping students reach their full potential.
Nominations are now closed
Educator nominees must:
Organization nominees must:
Community Service: First Nation, Inuit or Métis person who demonstrated commitment to K-12 students over the span of a long career in education.
Innovative Practice: First Nation, Inuit or Métis person who consistently demonstrates teaching practices and strategies that exemplify excellence in terms of creativity, use of technology, and effective pedagogy in the classroom.
Leadership: First Nation, Inuit or Métis person who consistently takes on a leadership role in the educational community that fosters achievement amongst K-12 students.
Language, Culture and Traditions: First Nation, Inuit or Métis person who integrates language, culture and Indigenous knowledge into classroom learning and creates a learning environment that is open to multiple ways of knowing the world.
Role Model: First Nation, Inuit or Métis person who teaches by example, positive and healthy lifestyle choices that have had a significant influence on K-12 students.
Partner in Indigenous Education: Non-Indigenous educator who has made a significant contribution to furthering K-12 Indigenous student success
Whole school or Indigenous education organization that has developed models, strategies, and programs that have made an impact in the field of Indigenous Education.
If you have questions, please contact us:
1.855.INDSPIRE (463.7747) x252