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Distinguished Contributions to Teaching

The Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching recognizes OISE’s inspiring educators who have continually demonstrated deep commitment to excellence in teaching, and have made outstanding contributions to teaching.

Nominations will be assessed on the basis of evidence of distinguished contributions to teaching in one or more of the following areas:

  • Instruction (classroom, lab, virtual)
  • Advising/Supervision/Mentoring of students
  • Course design and/or curriculum development
  • Development of innovative teaching methods
  • Development of innovative educational materials
  • Leadership to improve teaching
  • Research on teaching
  • Commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in teaching
  • Commitment to professional growth and/or effective collaboration with colleagues and education partners

Eligibility: OISE faculty members holding a tenure stream or teaching stream appointment, contractually-limited term appointment, part-time academic appointment, or sessional lecturer appointment with at least at least two years of teaching experience at OISE.

Nomination & Selection Process