ABCDE Awards – Call for Nominations

The Association of BC Deans of Education will honour two individuals at the annual Teacher Education Roundtable Conference to be held May 2-3, 2019, at Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo. The awards are subject to the receipt of suitable nominations.

  • An award to a TEACHER EDUCATOR at the school or university level who has distinguished herself/himself in partnering with a teacher education program in B.C. For example, a nominee may have provided exceptional mentoring of pre-service teacher for a number of years and/or may have been actively involved in partnership discussions or leadership on improvements to a post-secondary teacher education program.
  • An award to an EDUCATION ADVOCATE, someone who has distinguished herself/himself as an advocate for education. A nominee for this award might be one who has written thoughtful analyses of education or teacher education and/or who has consistently provided strong support for BC Education.

Each winner will receive an engraved plaque and a cheque for $500. A press release will be issued to honour the winners publicly.

Nominations, with full documentation, should be received by Friday, March 15, 2019. Submissions should be sent by email to Jas Randhawa, Administrator to ABCDE at or by regular mail:

Jas Randhawa MAC A243
3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria, B.C. V8P 5C2

Nominations should include a letter from the nominator with the nominee’s name, position, and contact information, in addition to reasons why the nominee would be a worthy recipient of an ABCDE award. Up to three additional pages of support materials are allowed for each nomination. The winners will be decided by the ABCDE Awards Committee.

For further information, please contact:
Jas Randhawa