Manitoba's Excellence in Education Awards


At the time of nomination, all nominees must be educators with a valid, permanent Manitoba Teaching Certificate and work directly with Kindergarten to Grade 12 students in a school setting on a daily basis.

  • Teaching Excellence Award
    The nominees must have completed a minimum of two years of teaching as of June 2017 in a Manitoba school. These teachers demonstrate an exemplary professional practice and a contagious enthusiasm for learning.
  • Outstanding New Teacher Award
    The nominees must have a maximum of two years of teaching experience as of June 2017. These new teachers distinguish themselves by their enthusiasm, their dynamism and their ability to inspire students and colleagues.
  • Outstanding Team Collaboration Award
    The nominated team must consist of two or three educators. These educators demonstrate a remarkable collaborative effort while spearheading an exceptional initiative that fosters student learning and engagement.
  • Outstanding School Leader Award
    The nominees must be principals or vice-principals. These passionate administrators are able to bring out the best in students and staff in order to create a stimulating learning environment in which each individual can thrive.
  • Premier’s Award for Excellence in Education
    The recipient of this award will be selected from among all the nominees for the above-mentioned categories. This educator distinguishes himself/herself by his/her most remarkable contribution to student learning and engagement.
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