Calling All Ontario Elementary Educators

Excellence in Education Award for Promotion of Sustainable Practices open for nominations!

CMHC Ontario Region has established the Excellence in Education Award for Promotion of Sustainable Practices by educators in partnership with Learning for a Sustainable Future. The award honours elementary educators who have integrated sustainable concepts in housing and community development into the academic curriculum. The award is intended to recognize and support higher standards in sustainable education and to highlight the importance of sustainable practices within communities.

Dr. Susan Elliott is recognized for her work at the Learning for a Sustainable Future Gala

Dr. Susan Elliott is recognized for her work as the 2012 Excellence in Education winner

Here are the Nomination Categories: 

  • Innovative Teaching
  • Pollution Prevention/Reduction
  • Sustainable Planning/Practices/Projects
  • Environmental Management
  • Resource Conservation
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Environmental Design
  • Waste Management

Who is Eligible

Educators working at elementary schools in Ontario are eligible for the Excellence in Education Award. Call for nominations deadline is October 31, 2014.

Nomination Guidelines

If you wish to nominate someone for the Excellence in Education Award, the nomination form is available here in PDF for downloading. The completed nomination form should be e-mailed to RITT-OBC@cmhc.ca, or printed and mailed to:

CMHC Attention: Arlene Etchen
100 Sheppard Ave. East Suite 300
North York, ON
M2N 6Z1

Please review the core criteria carefully before submitting the nomination form. The person making the nomination can also serve as a referee. Please attach two letters of recommendation (one for each referee) in your e-mail, or include two letters when you mail the nomination form.

Further information

For further information on the Excellence in Education Award or to view previous award winners please visit their webpage here or contact the CMHC Ontario Research team at RITT-OBC@cmhc.ca.

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