ETT Annual Awards 2019-2020

March 9, 2020

ETT Annual Awards 2019-2020

In recognition of the contributions made by members, the ETT Member Service Committee has created several awards. A list of all ETT awards and a brief description are listed below. The recipient(s) of the following awards will be recognized and receive their awards at the ETT Annual Dinner. Awards will be presented for the following:

Submissions must be received by Monday, April 20, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. Submissions received after this date will not be processed for this year’s award.

Submissions may be made via appropriate online nomination form or sent to Colin Strange, Executive Liaison, Member Service Committee:

  • by fax at 416-393-9929
  • by Board mail, ETT Office, 4211 Yonge Street, Suite 300 (Route NE14)

If you have any questions, please contact Colin Strange, Executive Liaison, Member Service Committee, by email at cstrange@ett.on.ca.

FNMI {First Nations, Métis, Inuit} Award

In recognition of the contributions made by members, the ETT Member Service Committee has created the FNMI (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) Award. The ETT Member Service Committee’s goal is to raise awareness of the importance of FNMI issues, anti-racism, social justice, social responsibility, peace principles, and equity in all levels of our communities. This award may be given to one member who integrates FNMI ideas and values into their teaching philosophy. ETT members are encouraged to submit nominees from all divisions, including primary, junior, and intermediate. A sum of $100.00 shall be given to the recipient of this award. A teacher may be the recipient of this award once during their career. The recipients of the FNMI Award shall be recognized at the Annual Dinner.

The FNMI Award may be granted to a current ETT member who:

  1. shows social responsibility by taking initiative and bringing about positive awareness of FNMI issues;
  2. regularly embeds FNMI values, ideas, and teachings in lessons and activities;
  3. shows leadership that positively affects the lives of students and school culture; and
  4. has a passionate attitude towards equity and is an excellent role model.

Online Nomination Form and Criteria
Download the Form and Criteria [PDF]

Honorary Life Award

This award may be given to two ETT members who will have retired by June 30, 2020. The recipient(s) of the Honorary Life Award shall have a $200.00 donation made in their name to a school or accredited charitable organization of the recipient(s) choice. The recipient(s) of the Honorary Life Award shall be recognized at the Annual Dinner.

The ETT Honorary Life Award may be granted to an individual who:

  1. will be retiring, or has retired (to a maximum of one year after retirement) from the education profession;
  2. has provided outstanding leadership and service to the Local during their career in activities that may include, but are not limited to the following: Executive Officer, Regional Organizer, Union Steward, Committee Member, ETT Representative (Board Committee), Delegate (ETFO AM), ETFO Provincial Standing Committee;
  3. has demonstrated high standards of personal and professional ethics; and
  4. is a selfless advocate of the objects and goals of ETT.

Online Nomination Form and Criteria
Download the Form and Criteria [PDF]

New Member Award

This award may be given to one active ETT member who is in their first five years of teaching as of June 30, 2020. A sum of $100.00 shall be given to each recipient of this award. A teacher may be the recipient of this award once during their career. The recipients of the New Member Award shall be recognized at the Annual Dinner.

The New Member Award may be granted to a current member of ETT who:

  1. is a member in good standing of the Elementary Teachers of Toronto;
  2. has shown commitment and participation at the Local level within the first five years of ETT membership;
  3. has demonstrated high standards of personal and professional ethics;
  4. shows ability and willingness to work cooperatively with fellow professionals; and
  5. has attended ETT and/or ETFO events (general meetings, professional development, conferences, delegate for annual meeting, etc.).

Online Nomination Form and Criteria
Download the Form and Criteria [PDF]

Union Steward Award

This award may be given to five active ETT members who have provided outstanding leadership at the Local level in the role of Steward during the 2019-2020 year. A sum of $100.00 shall be given to each recipient of this award. A teacher may be the recipient of this award once during their career. The recipients of the Union Steward Award shall be recognized at the Annual Dinner.

The Union Steward Award may be granted to a current member of ETT who:

  1. is a member in good standing of Elementary Teachers of Toronto;
  2. has provided outstanding leadership and service (at the Local level) as Union Steward during the 2019-2020 school year;
  3. has demonstrated high standards of personal and professional ethics;
  4. is a selfless advocate of the objects and goals of ETT; and
  5. has actively encouraged members to get involved in ETT

Online Nomination Form and Criteria
Download the Form and Criteria [PDF]

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