The Ontario Teachers' Federation and the Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan award three outstanding teachers each year with an OTIP Teaching Award. The winners of this teaching award are decided through a jury process. For the past several years, TVOParents has been a member of this jury.
We know the difference teachers can make in the life of your child. Here are some great ones.
The 2013 Winners:
- Nancy Dye of Wexford Public School in Toronto
- Kerri Lyn Grainger of St. Columban Catholic School in Dublin
- Catarina Vindasius of East Elgin Secondary School in Aylmer
- Jodie Lang of St. Paul's Catholic School in Alliston
- Monica Petrus of Forest Heights Collegiate Institute in Kitchener
- Talia Hunter of Roberta Bondar Public School in Ottawa
- Anna Farago of Weston Collegiate Institute in Toronto
- Brian Robertson of Land O’ Lakes Public School in Mountain Grove
- Alison Mann of Parkdale Collegiate Institute in Toronto
- Colleen Drew-Baehre of North Hastings High School in Bancroft
- Matt Biggley of Vincent Massey Secondary School in Windsor
- Greg Rogers of Brebeuf College School in Toronto
- Cindee Davison of Regent Heights Public School in Scarborough
- Eyal Levine of Ashton Meadows Public School in Markham
- Alice Désormeaux of St. Anne Separate School in Hanmer
What Makes a Great Teacher?
We've had many discussions pondering this question. Here are just a few:
- People for Education's Plenary Panel on Great Teachers
- What Makes Great Teachers Great?
- How do you know if your child has a great teacher?
We've met some other great teachers:
- Bryce Honsinger at Applewood Public School in St. Catharines
- Nicole Hoang at Joyce Public School in Toronto
- Andrew Schmitt at Joyce Public School in Toronto