Call for Nominations: OCAD U 2020 Teaching Awards

Call for Nominations: OCAD U 2020 Teaching Awards

​Nominations are now open for OCAD U's 2020 Teaching Awards. The awards recognize and celebrate teaching by dedicated faculty, instructors and teaching assistants. OCAD U Students, staff and faculty are all invited to submit their nominations by Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. 

Nomination Eligibility and Information

  • All faculty members, instructors and TAs who taught in Spring 2019, Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 are eligible for nomination
  • Nominators are encouraged to provide as much specific detail as possible
  • Nominators are also welcome to submit an (optional) 1-2 page letter of support along with the nomination form linked below

OCAD U 2020 Teaching Awards Nomination Form

Final results will be announced on the OCAD U website and recipients will be recognized publicly in April and June.

The Price Award for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty is presented in honour of JH and Mamie Price.​​

More information about OCAD U Teaching Awards

Questions may be directed to Rakhi Dewan, Program Coordinator, Faculty & Curriculum Development Centre.


2018 Teaching Excellence Awards

Five faculty members standing by a podium
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 11:45am

On Thursday, April 26, recipients of OCAD University’s Teaching Excellence awards were honoured at the annual Celebration of Faculty event. The diverse awards highlight the exceptional work that faculty and teaching assistants do to support student learning at both the institutional and faculty-level, as well as specialized areas such as leadership and teaching first year students. Recipients included:

Price Award Award for Excellence in Teaching
Philippe Blanchard
Bonnie Devine

Non-Tenured Award for Excellence in Teaching
Lynne Heller

Faculty of Art Teaching Award
Simon Glass
Catherine Telford-Keogh

Faculty of Design Teaching Award
Ranee Lee
Sheila Sampath

Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies Teaching Award
Ross Bullen

Graduate Studies Teaching Award
Immony Men

Continuing Studies Teaching Award
Ilene Sova

Inspired Teaching Awards - Excellence in Teaching First Year Students
Erin Finley
Jessica Mace

Inspired Teaching Awards - Leadership to Advance Teaching
Lynne Heller

Inspired Teaching Awards - Teaching Assistant of the Year
Brittany Higgens


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Woman walking through crowd of people