As part of its recognition of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, the UBC Faculty of Education is pleased to announce a new award, the Reconciliation and Decolonization Alumni Award.
The award recognizes extraordinary alumni who have demonstrated exceptional leadership, integrity, respect, and commitment to furthering decolonization efforts or reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples or communities, or who has inspired others to continued decolonization or reconciliation efforts. The awardee may be Indigenous or non-Indigenous.
Nominees must have graduated from the UBC Faculty of Education with a Bachelor of Education, master’s degree, or doctoral degree, and must currently be an educator working with Indigenous Peoples or communities toward reconciliation in schools, educational institutions, or community organizations.
Nominees must have a minimum of five years’ teaching experience. While previous award winners are not eligible, previous nominees may be re-nominated.
Nominations open in January, 2023
Nominations will be accepted beginning in January, 2023. References and letters of support (maximum of three pages per letter) from students, parents, or colleagues must be included in the nomination package. Nominators need not be UBC alumni.
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