ETT Annual Awards 2017-2018

In recognition of the contributions made by members, the ETT Awards Committee has created several awards. A list of all ETT awards and a brief description are listed below. The recipient(s) of the following awards will be recognized and receive their awards at the ETT Annual Dinner. Awards will be presented for the following:

Submissions must be received by Monday, May 7, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. Submissions received after this date will not be processed for this year’s award.

Submissions must be made via the appropriate online nomination form.

If you have any questions, please contact Colin Strange, Executive Liaison, Awards Committee, by email at cstrange@ett.on.ca.

Aboriginal Voices Award

In recognition of the contributions made by members, the ETT Awards Committee has created the Aboriginal Voices Award. The ETT Awards Committee’s goal is to raise awareness of the importance of Aboriginal issues, anti-racism, social justice, social responsibility, peace principles and equity in all levels of our communities. This award may be given to two members who integrate Aboriginal ideas and values into their teaching philosophy. The award will be granted to an individual who:

  1. shows social responsibility by taking initiative and bringing about positive awareness of Aboriginal issues;
  2. regularly embeds Aboriginal values, ideas, and teachings in lessons and activities;
  3. shows leadership that positively affects the lives of students and school culture; and
  4. has a passionate attitude towards equity and is an excellent role model.

Online Nomination Form and Criteria

Honorary Life Award

This award may be given to four ETT members who will have retired by June 30, 2018. The ETT Honorary Life Award may be granted to an individual who:

  1. will be retiring, or has retired (to a maximum of one year after retirement) from the education profession;
  2. has provided outstanding leadership and service to the Local during their career in activities that may include, but are not limited to the following: Executive Officer, Regional Councillor, Union Steward, Committee Member, ETT Representative (Board Committee), Delegate (ETFO AM), ETFO Provincial Standing Committee;
  3. has demonstrated high standards of personal and professional ethics; and
  4. is a selfless advocate of the objects and goals of ETT.

Online Nomination Form and Criteria

New Member Award

This award may be given to two active ETT members who are in their first five years of teaching as of June 30, 2018. The New Member Award may be granted to a current member of ETT who:

  1. is a member in good standing of the Elementary Teachers of Toronto;
  2. has shown commitment and participation at the Local level within the first five years of ETT membership;
  3. has demonstrated high standards of personal and professional ethics;
  4. shows ability and willingness to work cooperatively with fellow professionals; and
  5. has attended ETT and/or ETFO events (general meetings, professional development, conferences, delegate for annual meeting, etc.).

Online Nomination Form and Criteria

Union Steward Award

This award may be given to six active ETT members who have provided outstanding leadership at the Local level in the role of Steward during the 2017-2018 year. The Union Steward Award may be granted to a current member of ETT who:

  1. is a member in good standing of Elementary Teachers of Toronto;
  2. has provided outstanding leadership and service (at the Local level) as Union Steward during the 2017-2018 school year;
  3. has demonstrated high standards of personal and professional ethics;
  4. is a selfless advocate of the objects and goals of ETT; and
  5. has actively encouraged members to get involved in ETT.

Online Nomination Form and Criteria

 
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