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Teaching Excellence in Health and Physical Education Awards - Regional and Provincial

Awards to Nova Scotia Provincial and Regional Elementary, Middle,
or Secondary School Health or Physical Education Teachers

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Teachers Association of Physical and Health Education (TAPHE)

Deadline Date:

03/31/19 Midnight

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Awards to Nova Scotia elementary, middle, or secondary health education and physical education teachers in eligible school boards for outstanding teaching achievements. Two levels of nominations are offered for each award category: regional nominations and provincial/regional nominations. Eligible School Boards: Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education, Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education, Chignecto-Central Regional Centre for Education, Conseil scolaire acadien provincial, Halifax Regional Centre for Education, South Shore Regional Centre for Education, Strait Regional Centre for Education, Tri-County Regional Centre for Education, and Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewey.

Awards are intended to honor health education teachers who have an exceptional ability to motivate students to participate in healthy, active lifestyles, and to recognize physical education teachers who motivate students to participate in a lifetime of physical education in the province.

The Regional Teaching Excellence in Health Education nominee should:
- Provide a quality health education program, based on the provincial curriculum using sound pedagogical principles consisted with Comprehensive School Health;
- Serve as a role model epitomizing a health lifestyle;
- Have made a positive impact in the field of health education beyond the school;
- Have made a substantial contribution to the field by positively impacting the teaching of health education curriculum in the school, region, and province;
- Participate in professional development opportunities related to the teaching of health education. It is intended that the nominee not only attend professional development opportunities but also shares their expertise with colleagues locally, regionally, provincially, or nationally.

Provincial Teaching Excellence in Health Education nominees should :
- Have teaching responsibility for school-based health education in one or more grades from kindergarten to grade 12.
- Have a minimum of 5 years of teaching health education programs and/or curricula in one or more grades from kindergarten to grade 12.
- Be fully certified by the province to teach and follows provincial curriculum using sound pedagogical principles.
- Have a teaching contract, current at the time of nomination and selection.
- Not be a previous recipient of the PHE Canada National Health Educator Award.

Provincial nominees must support and implement the four pillars of Comprehensive School Health: Healthy Policy, Teaching and Learning, Healthy Social and Physical Environments, and Partnerships and Services.

It is intended that the nominees not only attend professional development opportunities but also share their expertise with colleagues locally, regionally, provincially, or nationally.

The Regional Teaching Excellence in Physical Education Award Nominee:
- Conducts a quality physical education program as reflected in the provincial curriculum.
- Has established a balanced program that includes a wide range of learning opportunities, a variety of teaching methodologies, utilizes assessment for and of learning, and provides innovative, engaging learning experiences.
- Provides learning experiences for learners that develops physical literacy and encourages a physically active lifestyle in the school and greater school community.
- Has made a substantial contribution to the field by positively impacting the teaching of physical education curriculum in the school, region, and province.
- Participates in professional development opportunities related to the teaching of physical education and also shares their expertise with colleagues locally, regionally, provincially or nationally.

The Provincial Teaching Excellence in Physical Educational Award Nominee:
- Is a member/supporter of their respective provincial organization and/or PHE Canada.
- Has a teaching responsibility for physical education in one or more grades from kindergarten to grade 12.
- Is fully certified by their respective province to teach and follows provincial curriculum using sound pedagogical principles.
- Has a minimum of 7 years teaching experience in physical education.
- Has a permanent teaching contract, at the time of nomination and selection.
- Has not won a previous National PETE Award recipient or has not previously received the National Award for Teaching Excellence in Physical Education.

The nominee should provide learning experiences that develop physical literacy and encourage a physically active lifestyle in the school and greater school community. The nominees should have made a substantial contribution to the field by positively impacting the teaching of physical education in the school, region, and province, and shares their expertise with colleagues locally, regionally, provincially or nationally.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 158398

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nova Scotia Regional and Provincial Health Education and Physical Education teachers at the elementary, middle or secondary levels can be nominated.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline to submit application is March 31, midnight.

The Regional Nomination package is completed by one nominator with two additional names given as references. (No formal nomination letters are required.)

The Provincial Nomination package is much more in depth and is completed by one nominator with two additional reference letters required.

ALL nominations received (Regional and Provincial) will be considered for a Regional Health or PE award. Only the Provincial nominations will be considered for the Provincial Award. The winner of the Provincial award will be nominated by TAPHE for the National PHE Canada Health or PE award.

Nomination forms can be accessed here:
https://sites.google.com/view/tapheawards/nomination-forms?authuser=0

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Teaching Excellence in Health Education Award Nomination form - Regional Only: https://goo.gl/forms/YJ7vJTybgRZPOmbJ3

Teaching Excellence in Health Education Award Nomination form - Provincial and Regional: https://goo.gl/forms/MrliHbmSCki3XGjC3

Teaching Excellence in Physical Education Award Nomination form -Regional Only: https://goo.gl/forms/UNuFQENasRGdwTlh1

Teaching Excellence in Physical Education Award Nomination form - Provincial and Regional: https://goo.gl/forms/usjeSMICeMSmPKK62

If you wish to email anything to the TAPHE awards committee, please send an email to: tapheawards@gmail.com, and reference your name and the nominee's name in your email.

Amanda Brewer, TAPHE Awards Committee Chair
tapheawards@gmail.com
(902) 749-5170

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Canada: Nova Scotia