q Susan Langley’s Earth Steward Teaching Award – LSF-LST

The Susan Langley Earth Steward Teaching Award

 The Susan Langley Earth Steward Teaching Award, in memory of Susan Langley, former chair of Learning for a Sustainable Future, recognizes exemplary teaching contributions to sustainability education. This award will continue Susan’s important legacy in “empowering our children to change the world”.  



This is a national award for teachers across Canada – plus a special prize for Ontario sponsored by OTF!

  • The winners of this award will receive $1,000 
  • Runners-up will receive $500
  • Read the Nomination Criteria below and nominate yourself or another educator today! 
  • Nominations are open until May 27, 2024

Nomination Criteria

Nominate yourself or another educator that you believe is making an exemplary contribution to sustainability education considering the following selection criteria: 

● What innovative approaches does the nominee use to create exciting and engaging learning opportunities to motivate their students to address sustainability learning and take action to be responsible local and global citizens? In this answer please focus on classroom/curricular learning rather than clubs or extracurriculars.

● How does the nominee serve as a role model and mentor to inspire students and colleagues to be school and community sustainability leaders?
How does the nominee engage with colleagues, students, parents and community members in extracurricular activities in support of a more sustainable future?
● How does the nominee imbed Indigenous ways of knowing into their teaching?

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