On November 21, 2017, the Faculty of Education celebrated award recipients from the 2016/17 Bachelor of Education program in the Great Hall, AMS Student Nest. The ceremony started with introductory remarks by Associate Dean Wendy Carr and Dean Blye Frank. The awards were then presented by Education faculty, including Dr. Shelley Hymel (ECPS), Dr. Anthony Paré (LLED), Dr. Ali Abdi (EDST), and Dr. Samson Nashon (EDCP). Student remarks were given by BEd alumni Katherine Hadley, Jonathan Au, and Sonya Labrie. Congratulations extend to Dr. Marianne McTavish who received the 2017 Murray Elliott Award for outstanding service to the Teacher Education Program.
The Faculty of Education thanks the many donors who support the Bachelor of Education Awards Program and make it all possible. Donors who were with us included: Mrs. Marjorie-Anne Sauder (Amy E. Sauder NITEP Scholarship), Mr. David Choi (C.K. Choi Scholarship in Secondary Education), Dr. Colin McCaffrey (Dean of Education Scholarship), Mr. Donald Poulter (Donald and Ellen Poulter Scholarship), Ms. Margareta Thiessen (Lena and Theo Thiessen Memorial Service Award in Education), Mr. Brian Leonard and Ms. Karen Addie (Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship in Education), Dr. Vanessa Auld and Dr. Honey Halperin (Sonia Craddock Memorial Prize), Mr. Kostas Christopoulos and Ms. Mary Loukas (Tina Christopoulos Crudo Scholarship in Education), and Ms. Pat Facer, Ms. Susan Fielden and Ms. Elizabeth Gautschi (University Women’s Club of Vancouver Scholarship in Mathematics Education & University Women’s Club of Vancouver Scholarship in Education).
A complete list of award winners is available on the Teacher Education Office website.