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


Name: Teaching Excellence Award
Nominations Open: TBA
Nominations Close: TBA
Award Frequency: Once annually

Number of Awards: Up to two.


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

Who Can Nominate: All employees may submit nominations for their RRC 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 Staff Awards and Recognition Committee will receive: An engraved award, a $75 RED Card, an invitation to a lunch/reception with an RRC leader, and acknowledgement in Staff News and other media throughout the College community. Recipients will also become the ‘face’ of the promotions for the next year’s award nominations.

Teaching Excellence Award

Nominee Information

Nominator Information

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.