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Teaching and Education Awards

Nominate a deserving faculty or staff member for a Teaching and Education Award. 

Nominations close on November 8, 2021 at noon (including nominee’s online consent)

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

Review the awards listed here to submit your nominations

Award Description
Chancellor's Award of Distinction

Recognizes life-long career commitment to teaching and learning as evidenced by an outstanding and sustained record of teaching excellence.

Eligibility: RFA (Tenured)
Key criteria: Teaching

President's Award for Teaching Excellence

Recognizes continuing teaching excellence and contributions to advancing teaching and learning at Ryerson.

Eligibility: RFA
Key criteria: Teaching

Provost's Award for Teaching Excellence

Recognizes outstanding teaching records and contributions to advancing teaching and learning at Ryerson with a focus on i) innovation in teaching, ii) inclusive teaching, or iii) experiential teaching.

Eligibility: RFA (Pre-tenured)
Key criteria: Teaching

YSGS Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Education Awards

Recognizes excellence in the complex process of mentoring graduate students to prepare them for productive careers.

Eligibility: RFA members of YSGS
Key criteria: Graduate student mentorship

Dean's Teaching Award – Faculty (RFA)

Recognizes continuing teaching excellence and achievement in instruction.

Eligibility: RFA
Key criteria: Teaching

Dean's Teaching Award – Contract Lecturers (CUPE 1 & 2)

Recognizes continuing teaching excellence and achievement in instruction.

Eligibility: CUPE 3904 Unit 1 or Unit 2
Key criteria: Teaching

Teaching Awards Contact 

Michelle Schwartz
Educational Developer
Ext. 552094
michelle.schwartz@ryerson.ca