Manitoba

Education and Training

Manitoba's Excellence in Education Awards


Nomination Process

The following persons, with direct knowledge of the nominee’s contribution, can nominate or endorse the nomination of an eligible educator:

  • student
  • parent/legal guardian
  • colleague
  • school administrator
  • school division administrator
  • trustee

Please note that either the nominator or the endorser must be an educator from the nominee’s school personnel or an administrator from the school division. Self-nominations will not be accepted. A nominee may only be nominated in one category. Award recipients can be renominated after a five-year period.

The nominator is responsible to coordinate the nomination process by:

  • identifying a nominee
  • completing the Nomination Support Form by the Nominator
  • identifying an endorser such as a colleague, parent, administrator, etc. who will endorse the nomination and complete the Nomination Support Form by the Endorser
  • obtaining a letter of support (on school or school division letterhead) from the award nominee’s supervisor confirming and supporting the nomination. (This letter is not required if the school administrator – or the school division administrator in the case of the nomination of a principal – is the nominator or endorser.)
  • obtaining a photocopy of the award nominee’s valid, permanent Manitoba teaching certificate
  • completing the Award Nomination Form and obtaining signatures from the endorser, the nominee, and the principal (or the supervisor in the case of the nomination of a principal) after they have reviewed the content of the nomination package

Nominators must submit a complete nomination package with all appropriate forms to the jury by the submission deadline.

The jury may include representatives from:

  • Manitoba School Boards Association
  • Manitoba Association of Parent Councils
  • Manitoba Federation of Independent Schools
  • Manitoba Education and Training

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