Outstanding teachers deserve something exceptional

The Premier’s Awards for Teaching Excellence recognize educators and staff who excel at unlocking the potential of Ontario’s young people. This is your opportunity to give these remarkable professionals the recognition they deserve.

Who is eligible?

The awards are open to anyone who is employed by a publicly funded school or board/authority in Ontario. You can nominate teachers, support staff, principals and vice-principals, supervisory officers, directors of education and many others.

For more information visit the Frequently Asked Questions.

Award categories

There are six different award categories, recognizing a range of people and skills.

Who should I nominate?

Do you know a special teacher who makes learning come to life? A support staff member who helps kids overcome obstacles? A school or board leader who rallied a community to make a difference in the lives of their students?

There are many ways to be an outstanding educator or staff person, and as many reasons to nominate someone for a Premier’s Award.

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Submitting a nomination

Anyone can submit a nomination. Students, parents, teachers, community members – whoever you are, if you know an outstanding educator or other staff member, nominate them for a Premier’s Award!

How do I nominate someone?

Nomination Deadline: January 31, 2011