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Teaching Awards

There are a variety of teaching awards that recognize and honour excellent educators at the departmental, institutional, provincial, national, and international levels. The Faculty Teaching Awards have been honoring Ryerson Faculty since 1995.

Read more about the history of the Faculty Teaching Awards and the recipients from 1995 to 2016.

Read more about Ryerson's winners of provincial, national, and international teaching awards.

Read more about Recognition & Awards at Ryerson.

Michelle Schwartz
Teaching Awards Coordinator
416-979-5000 ext. 2094
michelle.schwartz@ryerson.ca

Chancellor's Award of Distinction

This award is to be conferred on an educator recognized within the Ryerson Community as an exemplary model of life-long career commitment to teaching and learning as evidenced by an outstanding and sustained record of teaching excellence, by significant contributions over time to advancing teaching and learning at Ryerson and by sustained educational leadership.

The award consists of an award certificate and monetary award of $5,000, to be presented at an annual Awards Ceremony. The recipient will be included in the Fall or Spring Convocation and will present a Convocation Address.

Learn more about the Chancellor's Award of Distinction

President's Award for Teaching Excellence

This award will recognize a Ryerson educator who has demonstrated continuing teaching excellence and who made contributions to advancing teaching and learning at Ryerson.

The award will consist of an award certificate and monetary award of $3,000, to be presented at an annual Awards Ceremony. The recipient will be included in the Fall or Spring Convocation and will present a Convocation Address.

Learn more about the President's Award for Teaching Excellence

Provost's Experiential Teaching Award

This award will recognize a Ryerson educator or a group of educators who have an outstanding teaching record and who made contributions to advancing teaching and learning at Ryerson with a particular focus on students' experiential learning.

The award will consist of an award certificate and monetary award of $2,000, to be presented at an annual Awards Ceremony.

Learn more about the Provost's Award for Experiential Teaching

Provost's Innovative Teaching
Award

This award will recognize a Ryerson educator or a group of educators who have an outstanding teaching record and who made contributions to advancing teaching and learning at Ryerson through educational innovation.

The award will consist of an award certificate and monetary award of $2,000, to be presented at an annual Awards Ceremony.

Learn more about the Provost's Innovative Teaching Award

Provost's Interdisciplinary Teaching Award

This award will recognize a Ryerson educator or a group of educators who have an outstanding teaching record and who made contributions to advancing teaching and learning at Ryerson with a particular focus on students' interdisciplinary learning.

The award will consist of an award certificate and monetary award of $2,000, to be presented at an annual Awards Ceremony.

Learn more about the Provost's Interdisciplinary Teaching Award

Deans' Teaching Awards (RFA)

The Deans’ Teaching Award – Faculty recognizes Ryerson faculty members (RFA) who have demonstrated continuing teaching excellence and achievement in instruction. The awards will be distributed according to the Faculty of the nominee: Arts, FCAD, FCS, FEAS, FoS, and TRSM.

Award recipient(s) will receive a certificate of recognition and a monetary award of $2,000 as a one-time payment (subject to applicable deductions). The recipient will be invited to the annual Faculty Teaching Luncheon.

Learn more about the Deans' Teaching Awards (RFA)

Deans' Teaching Awards (CUPE 1 and 2)

The Deans’ Teaching Award – Contract Lecturers recognizes Ryerson CUPE Unit 1 and CUPE Unit 2 contract lecturers who have demonstrated continuing teaching excellence and achievement in instruction. The awards will be distributed according to the Faculty of the nominee: Arts, FCAD, FCS, FEAS, FoS, TRSM and the Chang School.

Award recipient(s) will receive a certificate of recognition and a monetary award of $2,000 as a one-time payment (subject to applicable deductions). The recipient will be invited to the annual Faculty Teaching Luncheon and Ryerson Awards Night.

Learn more about the Deans' Teaching Awards (CUPE 1 and 2)