Education Award

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.

Sponsored by

University of Ottawa

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

Education Award Nomination Form RTF
(includes Nomination Guide)

Nomination Guide PDF

Education Award - Nomination Form

  • Nominee Information
  • Nominator Information
  • 1st Reference Information (a person supporting the nomination - required)
  • 2nd Reference Information (a person supporting the nomination - optional)
  • Letters of reference strengthen nominations. You are encouraged to provide additional supporting documents or information including testimonial letters, publications, articles and/or photos (word, PDF & JPEG file formats accepted).
  • The questions below have been developed to guide you in the presentation of information on your nominee.

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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: 613-761-9796
TTY: 613-725-6175
Fax: 613-761-9525
email: events@citizenadvocacy.org