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Nancy Warrener Award

Purpose

The Nancy Warrener Award commemorates the life of a vibrant teacher who taught in District 23 at Simcoe Composite High School. Nancy will be remembered for the upbeat sensitivity and creativity she brought to her multifaceted OSSTF/FEESO professional development activities at both the district and provincial levels.

Terms of Reference

The criteria for receiving this annual award reflects the "This is Good" attitude and professional dedication with which Nancy Warrener approached life, prior to her tragic death in an August 2000 house fire.

This award is given annually to a current teacher or occasional teacher (T/OT) member of OSSTF/FEESO who has made substantive contributions to the professional growth and development of fellow members at the regional and provincial level.

General Criteria

The Educational Services Committee will consider the following criteria when making its decisions on the recipients of these awards.

  • The candidate’s capacity in reflecting the goals of the Educational Services Committee’s mission statement:

    The mission of the Educational Services Committee is to foster and promote the professional growth of OSSTF/FEESO members in order to enhance the quality of education in Ontario by investigating and researching educational issues and providing direction, information, skills, and resources to members and the boarder community.

  • The candidate’s length of service and leadership (minimum of 5 years) in the process and events of professional development at the branch, district, regional, and provincial level.

  • The candidate’s involvement in the development and presentation of professional development for a broad range of members.

  • The candidate’s demonstration of attitudes and practices that encourages others to become more involved in Educational Services.

Nominations

  • The nomination may be made by any member of OSSTF/FEESO but must be endorsed by a district or bargaining unit executive.

  • Submit the completed nomination forms to Karen Metherall, Administrative Coordinator, Educational Services Department, at the provincial office no later than January 31.

  • Who is eligible? All active members of OSSTF/FEESO may be nominated with the exception of the current members of the provincial Educational Services Committee.

  • Who selects the recipient? The full Educational Services Committee.

  • The award will be presented at the biennial Educational Services Officers’ conference or at a district/bargaining unit event.

Award Format

  • A large plaque engraved with the names of annual recipients is kept in the Educational Services Department.

  • A decorative recognition is presented to the award recipient.

  • Both will reflect a lighthouse motif, in recognition of the recipient being a beacon to Educational Services.

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Contact Information

Karen Metherall

Administrative Coordinator, Educational Services Department

Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation

60 Mobile Drive
Toronto, ON
M4A 2P3

Phone: 416-751-8300

Fax: 416-751-7079

Toll Free: 1-800-267-7867