The deadline is quickly approaching to submit nominations for the first Minister’s Excellence in Teaching Award to be presented to one teacher in each of the nine anglophone school districts.
Nominations will be accepted by the anglophone school districts until March 31, 2006. Recommendations for the award may be submitted by individuals or groups (parent/school support committees, home and school associations, student councils, branches of the teachers’ association).
The Minister’s Excellence in Teaching Award is designed to:
recognize and honour teachers who help promote excellence in their schools;
demonstrate the high calibre of the teachers working in New Brunswick schools;
enhance the image of education in general, and teaching in particular;
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encourage creative, innovative, renewed, and effective teaching;
educate the general public about excellence in schools, and encourage members of the public to participate in school life.
Award recipients will be recognized during a ceremony on May 27, 2006 in Fredericton.
Nomination forms for the Minister’s Excellence in Teaching Award are available online at www.gnb.ca/0000/awards.asp, or from any of the nine anglophone school district offices.