OCAD U Faculty and Specialized Teaching Awards

OCAD University's Faculty and Specialized Teaching Awards recognize outstanding faculty members and teaching assistants who inspire student learning, creativity and help students to make connections between the academic, personal and professional realms. Teaching award nominations are judged in terms of the positive impact our faculty and TAs have on student learning.

These awards include:

  1. Faculty Teaching Awards (1 award available to faculty per Faculty: Art, Design, Graduate Studies, Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Continuing Studies)
  2. The Inspired Teaching Awards (2 awards available to faculty, 1 award available to teaching assistants)
  3. The BLG Faculty Equity Award (1 award available to faculty)

Nominations for Faculty and Specialized Teaching Awards have now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can submit a nomination?

All members of the OCAD U community are welcome to submit nominations for any Teaching Excellence Award. The deadline for submissions is the end of January. 

Where can I find more information about each award?

Information on each Faculty and Specialized Teaching Award can be found by clicking below:

  1. Faculty Teaching Awards 
  2. The Inspired Teaching Awards
  3. The BLG Faculty Equity Award

How are award recipients recognized?

Winners receive a certificate of recognition and are traditionally recognized at OCAD University's annual Faculty Appreciation event, which is held in April.

Is there a list of previous winners?

The comprehensive list of all of OCAD U's Teaching Excellence Award recipients can be found here (updated Oct 3, 2016).