Alumni Teacher Award: Nominate Greatness

The Alumni Teacher Award was created by the UBC Faculty of Education to recognize outstanding achievement by alumni who are making exceptional impacts in the lives of their students and learning communities.

Award Criteria

Nominees are individuals who have graduated from the UBC Faculty of Education with a Bachelor of Education, and/or master’s degree, and/or doctoral degree, and are currently working as educators in schools, educational institutions, and/or community organizations. They are individuals who have a record of outstanding teaching practice, which can include evidence of:

  • student engagement and empowerment;
  • incorporation of equity, diversity and inclusion into teaching; and/or
  • leadership within their school/organization and, if applicable, in the community.

Nominees must have a minimum of five years’ teaching experience. While previous award winners are not eligible, previous nominees are encouraged to reapply.

Letters and references of support can be included in the nomination package from students, parents, and/or colleagues. Nominators do not have to be alumni from UBC.

Questions? Please contact or 604 827 2221

2018 Recipient

Dr. David Beare, drama teacher, Handsworth Secondary School and UBC sessional lecturer, received the award on April 13, 2018.

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2019 Nomination

Friday, March 1, 2019, 11:59 p.m.

Online Nomination Form