Government of Canada
04/27/21 11:59 AM Pacific Time; Postmarked for mailed nominations.
Awards to Canada early childhood educators or groups of educators for excellence in early childhood education. Award recipients are honored for their leadership and dedication to the profession, innovation and quality practices, involvement with community residents, and support of child development. Awardees will receive a certificate from the Prime Minister and national recognition for their contribution to excellence in education.
These awards honor outstanding and innovative early childhood educators for their leadership, exemplary early childhood education practices, and their commitment to help build the foundation children need to make the best possible start in life.
Early childhood educators are eligible for two awards:
In selecting award recipients, the committee looks for clear evidence showing that nominees have excelled in all of the following four areas:
GrantWatch ID#: 152902
Each year, the Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education awards up to 5 Certificates of Excellence and up to 10 Certificates of Achievement.
Recipients of the award receive the following:
- A certificate from the Prime Minister
- Promotion of their best practices in early education and care
- National recognition for their contribution to excellence in education in Canada
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Completed nomination packages can be sent on-line, by email or by regular mail (see Nomination Form in Supporting Documents below).
Email submissions must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are having trouble downloading the nomination form, you can use the PDF print only nomination form (91 KB) or email email@example.com and you will be sent the form by email.
If you chose to submit a nomination by mail, send it to the following address:
Prime Minister's Awards
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
C.D. Howe Building
235 Queen Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5
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