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Do you know an outstanding educator or student teacher who is a great leader, pedagogue or ELA advocate? Consider submitting a nomination for one of ATEQ’s annual awards: the Abigail Anderson, John Gaw, or Marjorie Gawley

The Marjorie Gawley award is awarded to a pre-service teacher in the final year of a teacher certification program. There are two bursaries available, each of $500; typically, one bursary is awarded at the primary (K-6) level and the other at the secondary level.

The Abigail Anderson award is awarded to an individual teacher or a group of teachers for an outstanding contribution to the field of English Language Arts in Quebec

The John Gaw award is awarded to an outstanding English Language Arts Educator in Quebec who exhibits leadership qualities

ATEQ believes in recognizing teachers and educators for their excellent work and dedication to the profession, as well as pre-service teachers who distinguish themselves during their final year of study. Each award has its own criteria: please read carefully, and then don’t be shy to nominate someone great! The ATEQ Executive Committee reviews all nominations in order to determine the winner(s) for each award. See below for a list of previous honorees.

(Formerly known as the ATEQ Award)

  • 2022 – Jessica Hand and Lise Kuhn (EMSB)
  • 2010 – Kathleen Dearhouse
  • 2009 – Michael Ernest Sweet (LBPSB)
  • 2008 – Kevin Wright (RSB)
  • 2007 – Anne Lemay (CQSB)
  • 2023 – Jasmine St-Laurent (Bourget College)
  • 2022 – Colin Throness (EMSB)
  • 2016 – Terry Saba (EMSB)
  • 2015 – Kathy Napier (ETSB)
  • 2010 – Anne Doucet (MEQ)
  • 2006 – Abigail Anderson (MEQ)
  • 2023 – Jesse Hawco (Concordia, EL.)
  • 2023 – Gloria Sutherman (McGill, HS)
  • 2022 – Zelia Carnevale (McGill, HS)
  • 2017 – Andrea Varghese (McGill, HS)
  • 2017 – Nathalie Pepiot (McGill, HS)
  • 2016 – Pamela Bussey (McGill, HS)