Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence

Oct. 10, 2018

As part of the Prime Minister’s World Teacher’s Day statement​, the 2019 Prime Minister’s Awards competition is now open!
Teachers play an important role helping to build the next generation of successful, caring, and creative Canadians. We all remember a teacher that changed our lives. The Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence, Teaching Excellence in STEM, and Excellence in Early Childhood Education honour exemplary teachers and early childhood educators who are preparing our youth for the innovation economy.
Prime Minister’s Awards recipients can receive:
  • Cash awards worth up to $5,000
  • A certificate from the Prime Minister
  • National recognition and promotion of their best teaching practices
Consider nominating an educator for a 2019 Prime Minister’s Award! Visit the Prime Minister's Awards​ site
Nominators may be any person or group with direct knowledge of the nominee’s contribution, such as:
  • ​Students
  • Parents
  • Fellow teacher
  • School principal or supervisor, etc.
Submit your nomination electronically or by mail before January 14, 2019.