May 9, 2017
The Faculty of Education has a long history of emphasizing the importance of exceptional teaching. Each year, the Faculty recognizes two full-time tenure track faculty members with a prize of $5000 and a plaque. All Faculty members who hold a full-time tenured or tenure-track appointment are eligible.
Congratulations to the 2016/2017 Killam Faculty Teaching Prize winners:
- Dr. Anita Hubley, Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, & Special Education (ECPS)
- Dr. Michelle Stack, Department of Educational Studies (EDST)
About the winners
Dr. Anita Hubley, ECPS
Dr. Anita Hubley, a Professor of Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology and a Counselling Psychology affiliate in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, joined UBC in 2000. She earned her PhD in Psychology from Carleton University in 1995 and her MA in Psychology from the University of Victoria in 1991. She is recognized for her outstanding record of teaching evaluations; development of a highly unique set of measurement and scale development courses; her enthusiasm, thoroughness, and strong support of students in her teaching and thesis supervision; and her exceptional commitment to lifelong learning.
Dr. Michelle Stack, EDST
Professor Michelle Stack is an exceptionally talented and dedicated teacher who is committed to the learning success of our students and who embodies the spirit and practice of the Killam Teaching prize. Beyond her outstanding on-campus instruction, Dr. Stack extends her teaching to community-wide contexts with special connections to Indigenous peoples. In the words of one of her students, Dr. Stack “is a supportive, knowledgeable, engaging and inspiring teacher”. Dr. Stack is an educator who is focused on creating a better society, doing so in humble ways by designing and achieving inclusive and respectful teaching and learning platforms for all.