OCTE Award Winners 2019

The purpose of the OCTE awards is to recognise excellence, leadership and commitment to technological education and educators. These awards are presented annually at the May conference. The candidates are submitted by educators and administrators throughout the province of Ontario. Finalists are selected by the OCTE executive with the exception of the Dick Hopkins award. This is selected by a joint committee from Skills Ontario and OCTE

Technological Education Leadership Award

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

OCTE Excellence in Teaching Award - Secondary

Purpose: To recognize a Secondary Teacher who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to Technological Education; their students and colleagues through the delivery of creative and engaging programs; active involvement and leadership roles; and professional development and life-long learning.

OCTE Excellence in Teaching Award - Elementary

Purpose: To recognize an Elementary Teacher who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to Science and Technological Education; their students and colleagues through the delivery of creative and engaging programs; active involvement and leadership roles; and professional development and life-long learning.

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.

Dick Hopkins Award

Purpose: Initiated by OCTE and Skills Canada

The following awards were presented at the 2019 OCTE conference:

Technological Education Leadership Mike Mol Limestone DSB

Technological Education Leadership Paul Fraser retired Durham Catholic DSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching – Secondary Mike Doyle District School Board of Niagara

OCTE Excellence in Teaching – Secondary Rick Jarvie Halton DSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching – Secondary Kathleen vonEuw Huron Perth Catholic DSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching – Elementary Hillary Rogers-Myhal Durham Catholic DSB

OCTE Excellence in Teaching – Elementary Lindsey Howes Upper Canada District School Board

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

Dick Hopkins Award Bill Fetter Greater Essex County DSB