Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence

Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence. Recognizing teachers who make a difference.

Nomination deadline extended until May 15, 2015!

Do you know an outstanding teacher or early childhood educator? You now have an additional two weeks to nominate them for Canada's most prestigious teaching award.

Nomination deadline extended until May 15, 2015! - Do you know an outstanding teacher or early childhood educator? You now have an additional two weeks to nominate them for Canada's most prestigious teaching award.

2014 Exemplary Practices

Discover the best practices of some of Canada's most outstanding educators.

2014 Exemplary Practices

2014 Recipients Announced

October 7, 2014—17 outstanding educators from across Canada were honoured by the Prime Minister at a private ceremony in Ottawa. View the full list of winners of the Teaching Excellence Awards and the Excellence in Early Childhood Education Awards.
(Photo credit: Jason Ransom, Prime Minister's Office)

2014 Recipients Announced

Program Highlights

The Prime Minister's Awards program has been recognizing outstanding teachers and educators from across Canada for more than twenty years! A higlight video was created to feature memorable moments in the life of the program. We hope you will enjoy it!
– Prime Minister's Awards team

Prime Minister's Awards 20th Anniversary Video

Featured Winners

Glyn Davies
Glyn Davies
Gordon Billard
Gordon Billard
Jennifer Tieche
Jennifer Tieche
Gérald Charron
John Procyk
Aviva Dunsiger
Rick Hubert
Stan Hunter
Stan Hunter
Susan Marshall Steele
Susan Marshall Steele
Sylvia Duckworth
Sylvia Duckworth
Tiffany Poirier
Tiffany Poirier
Tom MacIsaac
Tom MacIsaac

Of Interest

Program Highlights

Nomination deadline extended until May 15, 2015!

Do you know an outstanding teacher or early childhood educator? You now have an additional two weeks to nominate them for Canada's most prestigious teaching award. Download your poster today!

The Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence honour outstanding and innovative elementary and secondary school teachers in all disciplines who instil in their students a love of learning and who utilize information and communications technologies to better equip their students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in a 21st century society and economy. The Awards are offered at the regional and national levels and carry cash prizes of $1,000 and $5,000 respectively.