June 9, 2023
Dr. Jan Hare, Dean pro tem, presented this year’s Dean’s Awards for Staff Excellence at Faculty of Education Staff Appreciation Lunch.
The Outstanding Service Award and the Emerging Leader Award recognize excellence in personal achievements and contributions to the Faculty of Education, UBC and to the vision and goals of the University.
Outstanding Service Award
The Outstanding Service Award honours a staff member who displays a commitment to serving people in the Faculty or in the broader University community, among other attributes.
Graduate Program Assistant
Department of Language and Literacy Education (LLED)
Alya is commitment to our graduate student community, including student advising, admissions, and academic support. She is highly knowledgeable, diligent, and dedicated towards helping students succeed. Ayla is a valued member of the Department of Language and Literacy Education and is very much appreciated by faculty members, staff, and students alike.
Nominees in the Outstanding Service category
- Alan Jay, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
- Anita Jung, School of Kinesiology
- Justin O’Hearn, Teacher Education Office
- Alya Zhukova, Department of Language and Literacy Education
Emerging Leader Award
The Emerging Leader Award is presented to a staff member who provides a sense of purpose, vision and mission for their co-workers or staff and who seeks professional growth and enriched work experiences.
Manager, Professional Development
Professional Development and Community Engagement (PDCE)
Sarah models a sense of mission for co-workers and goes above and beyond to identify new opportunities to support educators and facilitate collaborations with educational partners. She displays exceptional leadership and uses innovative approaches to ensure our programs can effectively inspire excellence in professional and personal development for our staff and students.
Nominees in the Emerging Leader category
- Sarah Lockman, Professional Development and Community Engagement
- Tricia Murray, Teacher Education Office
The Faculty of Education extends congratulations to these two outstanding staff members and to all those who were nominated. Thank you to the nominators who put your colleagues forward for these awards and to this year’s adjudication committee: Anna Bin, Lisa Altan, and Jesse Liang.