National Award for Teaching Excellence in PHE

The PHE Canada National Award for Teaching Excellence in Physical and Health Education honours Canadian teachers at the elementary, middle, or secondary levels, who have an exceptional ability to motivate students to engage meaningfully in their journey through physical and/or health literacy with thoughtful and inspiring teaching practices and pedagogy, exemplifying high quality Physical and/or Health Education in Canada. 

2023-2024 Nomination Period

October 3rd, 2023 - January 12th, 2024

Nomination Form

Candidate Information
The Nominee
First Nominator
Second Nominator
Third Nominator
About the Candidate
Please provide a brief biographical sketch which describes the background and accomplishments of the nominee and how they meet the selection criteria of this award. The biographical sketch should be 250-300 words in length.
Please detail the following: 
- Nominee's teaching practices and pedagogy including assessment practices
- Description of high quality physical or health programs delivered by the nominee
- Professional development
Maximum 500 words.
Based on the above information, please provide a brief synopsis of the nominee's accomplishments.
Maximum 100 words.
Letters of Reference
Include two additional letters of reference from the second and third nominators that demonstrate the positive impact of their work in relationship to the evaluation criteria. All letters must be signed by the respective nominator. 

If you would prefer to send the letters by mail or fax indicate so.

Required file format: one(1) page, single spaced, 12 point font, Arial font.
Allowed file types: txt, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, jpg, png, jpeg.
Make sure your letter specifically addresses the evaluation criteria.
One file only.
5 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, jpg, png, jpeg.
One file only.
5 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, jpg, png, jpeg.
Important Note
All letters and supporting documentation not attached to this submission must be received by the PHE Canada office by the nomination deadline. It can be sent to:

Attention : Awards
Physical and Health Education Canada
2451 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, ON
K1H 7X7
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 613-523-1206