A: Congratulations! If you’ve been nominated, that means a colleague, student, or community member told us that you deserve to be recognized for your work. Your nomination package will be included to be reviewed by a jury of your peers from across Canada.
A: If you are not selected to receive an award in the year you are nominated, your nomination will be reconsidered for the next two years.
A: You must give consent to the nominator in order to be nominated and provide a copy of your proof of Indigenous status.
A: The nominator will need to complete the online form [insert link to form] and include required supplementary documents. More details can be found on indspire.ca/educator-awards [insert link to webpage].
A: Nominees are asked to submit a minimum of 2 letters of reference with their nomination. The letters could come from a variety of sources, e.g. a colleague, administrator, student, parent, or community member. It’s important to ask people who are familiar with your work and can attest to the impact it has had on your students.
A: Upload your letters of reference as part of your online nomination. Alternatively, you can email these documents to firstname.lastname@example.org. Copy of the documents (original not required) can be addressed as follows:
50 Generations Drive
Ohsweken, ON N0A1M0
Attention: Selection Committee – Guiding the Journey Educator Awards
If letters are mailed they must be received by February 29, 2019.
A: The online form will accept WORD, PDF documents. Documents shouldn’t be larger than 25 MB each.
A: Our goal is to issue a press release in April 2019. This happens only after all recipients have been contacted and confirm they accept and will be present at the awards ceremony. Please watch our social media feeds (insert links to social media feeds) or check the website for updates.
A: The ceremony is not televised.
If you have further questions, please contact email@example.com at 1.855.INDSPIRE (463.7747) x252