OPSBA Awards Nomination Information

Nominations for the OPSBA Awards are welcome from school boards, trustees, teachers, service clubs, educational, municipal and community organizations, as well as individuals interested in education, as outlined in the Terms of Award for each award.

To nominate a candidate please complete this SurveyMonkey form and provide additional information if necessary as described below. 

Self-nominations are permitted.

The nomination deadline for all the awards, except for the Bernardine Yackman Memorial Award, is April 5, 2024 at 4:30 p.m. 

The nomination deadline for the Bernardine Yackman Memorial Award is June 7, 2024 at 4:30 p.m.

The Award of Merit in Memory of Jack A. MacDonald and the Fred L. Bartlett Memorial Award are presented at the local school board of the selected candidate, with announcement and recognition at the OPSBA Annual General Meeting & Program.

In the event of a tie for any of the four awards, the jury may present first place to more than one recipient.

Awards Nominations Submission Guidelines
Please review the terms of award, as outlined for each award and confirm that the candidate's background profile meets the criteria, before submitting a nomination. Award descriptions and nomination checklists can be found by clicking here.

Please refer to the Nomination Information Checklist for each award to ensure that your submitted information is thorough. This will provide the judges with a comprehensive view of the candidate's accomplishments.

Nomination Guidelines
Nomination information must be complete enough to provide sufficient substantiated information to assist the judges in forming a fair assessment of the candidate.

Each award has different terms of eligibility. Nominees who do not meet the specified terms of award will be disqualified.

While there is no limit on the quantity of supporting documentation, nominators are encouraged to be selective, and present significant information clearly.

Audio visual material is inadmissible.