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How to Nominate

Use the Online Nomination Form to complete and submit nominations. Note: As part of the Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards process, only the recipients selected for the current year are contacted. If your nomination was not selected this year, it will go forward to the next two juries. The deadline to nominate is Sunday April 26, 2020.

Step 1

Download the Guiding the Journey Declaration Form (you’ll be asked to upload the signed form in the application)

Step 2

Fill out the application. Please read the Eligibility Criteria (below) before starting the application. The deadline to nominate is Sunday April 26, 2020.

Nominate an Educator

Nominate an Organization


Eligibility Criteria

Educator Awards

Any person in Canada may nominate educators who:

  • Demonstrate outstanding achievement in Indigenous education
  • Canadian born or Permanent Canadian residents
  • Practicing K-12 educators in a classroom

Organization Award

Any person in Canada may nominate organizations/schools that:

  • Demonstrate outstanding achievement in Indigenous education
  • Canadian school, School Board or Organization
  • Have practicing K-12 educators

Ancestry

For Indigenous educators being nominated for an Educator Award, the nominator will need to confirm the nominee is one of the following: First Nation (inclusing status and non-status), Inuit, Métis or non-Indigenous education partner. See the nomination form for detailed requirements

Consent of Nominee

Nominee must provide consent in order to be nominated for an award

Letters of Support

Submit a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 5 letters of support with the nomination

Resume

For educators being nominated for an Educator Award, please submit the nominee’s resume with the nomination

Nominee’s Achievements and Contributions

Educator Awards

Achievements and Awards

Provide a description of the nominee’s achievements and awards. Clearly explain how the nominee contributions are worthy of national recognition. What has the nominee done that was publicly acknowledged or made an impact at the community or local level? (Maximum 500 words)

Career Contributions

Describe how the nominee has made an important contribution to his/her career field. How does this relate to his/her nomination for this Award? You may include references to community service, innovative practices, professional growth, research papers, presentations/speeches, etc. Clearly state how this has influenced your nomination of the nominee. (Maximum 500 words)

Contribution to Community

Describe how the nominee has made an important contribution to the well-being (physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual) of First Nation, Inuit and/or Métis students at the community level. (Maximum 500 words)

Add other noteworthy details about the nominee. (Maximum 200 words)

Organization Award

Contribution to well-being of First Nation, Inuit or Métis students and community

Describe how the nominee has made an important contribution to the well-being (physical, emotiona, intellectual and spiritual) of First Nation, Inuit and/or Métis students at the community level. (Maximum 500 words)

What is the overall impression of the school or organization’s contribution and commitment to Indigenous student success and Achievement?

List examples from letters of support, additional information provided by the nominator, and your own thoughts and conclusions. (Maximum 500 words)

Achievements and Awards

Provide a description of the nominee’s achievements and awards. Clearly explain how the nominee contributions are worthy of national recognition. What has the nominee done that was publicly acknowledged or made an impact at the community or local level? (Maximum 500 words)

Add other noteworthy details about the nominee. (Maximum 200 words)

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