Education Award

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The Education Award recognizes an individual, program, or institution that has demonstrated leadership and commitment in providing and promoting inclusion and accessibility for people with disabilities in educational programs or activities.

Eligible Nominees

To be consider for this award eligible nominees include:

-an individual, program or institution that delivers educational and/or learning programs or activities in Ottawa

-those impacting individuals in the Ottawa community for two or more years

Selection Factors

The Celebration of People Selection Committee will consider the following factors in the evaluation of nominees for the Education Award:

-Demonstrated leadership and commitment beyond their mandate

-Impact of their program or activities on accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities

-Degree to which the nominee expands learning opportunities and supports learning progress for people with disabilities

-Use of creative approaches to education and learning

-The Selection Committee may select two recipients in this category to recognize an individual and an program/institution

Download Education Award Nomination Form RTF
(includes Nomination Guide)

Download Education Award Nomination Form PDF

Nomination Guidelines


Early Bird Deadline: Monday September 24th, 2018 (enter draw for 2 free tickets)

Final Deadline: Friday October 5th, 2018

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Please mail or email your nomination and/or supporting documentation (pictures, letters, articles etc.) to the address below.

Mailing Address
Celebration of People Nomination Committee
(c/o Citizen Advocacy)
312 Parkdale Avenue, Ottawa, ON
K1Y 4X5

Additional information
Tel: 613-761-9522
TTY: 613-725-6175
Fax: 613-761-9525