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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
April 19, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence



The Wilfrid Laurier University Award for Teaching Excellence honours those who, through their commitment to teaching innovation and excellence, have made significant contributions to the educational experience of Laurier students.

Purpose of the Award

The purpose of these awards is to provide significant recognition for excellence in teaching, to encourage its pursuit, and to demonstrate the value that Laurier attaches to teaching.

The Award

Up to two awards are conferred each year: one for full-time faculty and one for contract academic staff. Recipients of the award receive a framed certificate, a permanent notation in the university calendar, have their names engraved in the WLU Teaching Excellence Award Plaque, their picture added to the Teaching Hall of Fame in the Bricker Academic Building, and are recognized at Convocation.

Award Deadlines

  • January 15: Nomination package forwarded to Faculty/School Dean for endorsement and letter of support
  • February 1: Original Nomination package, plus eight complete copies, forwarded to Educational Development, Office of TG Support Services
  • March 1: Teaching Award Committees recommendations forwarded to President
  • April 15: Winners of the Award for Teaching Excellence announced by the President
  • June and/or October: Presentation of the Award at Convocation

List of Previous Award Recipients

For information about eligibility, nomination procedures, FAQs, packaging format and deadlines, please refer to the documents below.

Related Information Title Type
2013 WLU Award for Teaching Excellence Information Sheet and Award Guideline Document
2013 WLU Award for Teaching Excellence Nomination Form and Checklist Document
2013 WLU Award for Teaching Excellence Teaching Evaluation Summary Table Document