Teaching Excellence Award

BRAVO Award sitting on table

Before you begin this nomination, please ensure that you review the BRAVO Awards nomination process for this award.


The Teaching Excellence Award is designed to recognize instructors who exhibits exemplary instructional qualities and who are always striving to improve the quality of learning for students. Nominees will have made an outstanding contribution to the educational environment of their school or program area over a sustained period.


Name: Teaching Excellence Award
Nominations Open: January 24, 2022
Nominations Close: February 18, 2022
Award Frequency: Once annually

Number of Awards: Up to two. From nominations received, the BRAVO Selection Committee aims to select two faculty recipients.


  • Nominees must be a current instructor in a full-time, part-time, online/distance or contract training program.
  • Nominees must have a minimum of three years of experience teaching within the College.
  • Nominees must have completed the CAE certificate program.

Who Can Nominate: All employees may submit nominations for their RRC Polytech peers. Nominators may be full or part-time staff, and they may be in any employee group (administrative support, service support, professional/technical, faculty/instructors, management, contract/adjunct).

Award Value: The recipient selected by the RRC Polytech BRAVO Selection Committee will receive: Formal recognition and presentation of a beautiful etched glass award at this year’s RED Forum and acknowledgement in Staff News and other media throughout the College community.

Teaching Excellence Award

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Why my nominee exemplifies Teaching Excellence

Although the selection criteria involve all of the following characteristics, keep in mind that these characteristics may not all apply to all nominees. Please consider each, and choose all those that apply to your nominee. Provide a descriptive paragraph, including examples, of how your nominee has demonstrated the following characteristics above and beyond the normal expectations of the job. Please write out all acronyms in full.

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