Awards

Browse the available awards below, view the nomination form, and start to think about who you could nominate next year. To sponsor an award or if you have any questions about the awards or the nominations process, please contact the Awards Committee via email. The deadline for submission is March 30, 2020

OCTE Excellence in Teaching Award - Elementary

Purpose: To recognize an Elementary Teacher who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to present the technology component of the Science and Technology curriculum and who is dedicated to the promotion of Science and Technology Education.

Criteria: Current member of OCTE and the Ontario College of Teachers; Develops and implements creative and engaging components which integrate technology and its applications in the Science and Technology curriculum; Demonstrates a commitment to professional development and life-long learning.
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OCTE Excellence in Teaching Award - Secondary

Purpose: To recognize a Secondary Teacher who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to present the technology component of the Science and Technology curriculum and who is dedicated to the promotion of Technological Education.

Criteria: Current member of OCTE and the Ontario College of Teachers; Demonstrates an outstanding commitment to teaching and promoting Technology through the delivery of a creative and engaging program; Demonstrates a commitment to the furtherance of Technological Education school and board-wide; Promotes careers in technology through apprenticeship or co-op programs, or other career advancement activities; Demonstrates a commitment to professional development and life-long learning.
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Technological Education Leadership Award

Purpose: To recognize an individual who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to the promotion and furtherance of Technological Education at a school, board and provincial level.

Criteria: Demonstrates an outstanding commitment to Technological Education through the support or delivery of creative and engaging programs; Demonstrates an outstanding commitment to the furtherance of technological education through active involvement and leadership roles; Demonstrates a commitment to professional development and life-long learning.
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OCTE Certificate of Recognition

Purpose: To recognize an individual, group or organization who has shown outstanding support for and contributions to the continued development of Technological Education at a school, board or provincial level. Multiple recipients may be presented.

Criteria: Demonstrates an ongoing commitment to supporting and promoting technological education through an active involvement in one or more of the following activities or related activities: curriculum development; providing professional development opportunities; support of apprenticeship or co-op programs; sponsorship of student projects, competitions or other programs.
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Dick Hopkins Award

Purpose: Initiated by OCTE and Skills Canada to recognize an outstanding technical educator in recognition of Dick’s active participation and promotion of Skills competitions and events.

Criteria: Chosen by a selection committee. Click here to view the application.
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past award winners

2019

Technological Education Leadership Mike Mol Limestone DSB, Paul Fraser retired Durham Catholic DSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching – Secondary Mike Doyle District School Board of Niagara,Rick Jarvie Halton DSB, Kathleen vonEuw Huron Perth Catholic DSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching – Elementary Hillary Rogers-Myhal Durham Catholic DSB, Lindsey Howes Upper Canada DSB

OCTE Certificate of Recognition Gord Nicholls BMP Metal products and mentor to Halton DSB

Dick Hopkins Award Bill Fetter Greater Essex County DSB

2018

Technological Education Leadership- Chris Arnold, HDSB, Paula Walker, OCDSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching: Secondary- Doug Doey, GEDSB, Wade Richardson, HDSB, Serge Remillard, SCDSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching: Elementary- Kieth Baker

Dick Hopkins Award- Jacob Smith, DDSB

Certificates of Recognitions-Deborah Mates, CWB Welding Foundation, Richard Do Couto, ArcelorMittal Dofasco


2017

Dick Hopkins Award- Colin DeRaaf, CLAC



2016

Technological Education Leadership - Dave Lewis

Certificates of Recognition - Dave Kipp, Mike Sampson, Ramil Andaya

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Elementary - Ingrid Munson

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Secondary - Tyler Graham

Dick Hopkins Award - Kevin Shea

2015

Technological Education Leadership - Mike Sewell Limestone DSB

Certificates of Recognition - Randy Lindsey Toronto DSB, Collin Wilson Toronto DSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Elementary - Richard Michaud - Conseils des ecoles catholique de langue francaise du Centre-Est

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Secondary - Tom Mercante - Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic DSB

Dick Hopkins Award - Glenn Ellis OCDSB

2014

Technological Education Leadership Peter Svec - Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic DSB

Certificates of Recognition Tom O’Brian Hamilton Wentworth DSB, Debra Erkkila Hamilton Wentworth DSB, Tom Mercante Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic DSB,

Darrin Saywich Duffering Peel Catholic DSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Elementary Pamela Pillon Thames Valley DSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Secondary Mark Flanagan Huron Perth Catholic DSB, Rich Neufeld Hamilton Wentworth DSB

Dick Hopkins Award - David Lewis Halton DSB


2013

Technological Education Leadership Kevin Kilinskas PPCDSB, Wayne Cramp TVDSB, Terry Hoelke RCDSB, Jeff Piro AMDSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Elementary Darren Foy Rainbow DSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Secondary Jeff Ste. Marie TVDSB, Rob Collings AMDSB, Steve LeBel GECDSB

Dick Hopkins - Paul McDonough OCDSB

2012

Dick Hopkins Award - Slawmir Dobrowoski, BHNCDSB

2011

Dick Hopkins Award - Ray Morrison, Bluewater DSB & Cheryl Lovell, Greater Essex County DSB

2010

Technological Education Leadership - Bob Moulton

Certificate of Recognition - Michelle Ouellette, Ryan Wineberg

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Elementary Ian Darling

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Secondary Roy Smith

Dick Hopkins Award - Dario Rossit, Greater Essex County DSB & Randy Dyck, Waterloo Region DSB


2009

Technological Education Leadership - Gary Berscht, Kevin Shea

Certificate of Recognition - Paul Cheeseman, Mike Mariano, Dave Kipp, Tom Mlekuz

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Elementary Terry Wilkinson

OCTE Excellence in Teaching - Secondary Ed Zombeck, Michael Gretzinger

Ontario Cosmetology Teacher of the Year - Annette Ryan

Dick Hopkins Award - David Graves, Halton DSB & Bud Halpin,

Bluewater DSB

2008

Dick Hopkins Award- Sergio Borghesi, Niagara Catholic DSB

2007

Dick Hopkins Award- Robert Darling, Grand Erie DSB

2006

Dick Hopkins Award - Dan Krotsch, Waterloo Catholic DSB

2005

Dick Hopkins Award - Bob Chambers, Limestone DSB

2004

Dick Hopkins Award-Kevin Graham, Niagara District School Board

2003

Dick Hopkins Award-Mike Sewell, Limestone District School Board