COLLINGWOOD, ON, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Elephant Thoughts Educational
Outreach has received the 2013 Donner Canadian Foundation Award for
Excellence in the Delivery of Education for their First Nations and
Inuit Education programs.
Out of 477 total applicants, 92 in the category of education, Elephant
Thoughts Educational Outreach was chosen to be the best based on
program delivery, innovation, financial management, and results. The
seven category awards, the overall William H. Donner Award for Excellence in the Delivery of Social
Services, and the Peter F. Drucker Award for Non-Profit Management were presented by the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of
Ontario, on Friday December 6, 2013 in the offices of the Lieutenant
Governor at Queen's Park in Toronto.
This is the second year that Elephant Thoughts Educational Outreach has
been awarded a Donner award for Excellence in the Delivery of
Education. In the past, they have also won an Ashoka Changemakers Award
for Inspiring Approaches to First Nations and Inuit Learning.
Elephant Thoughts Educational Outreach is a charitable organization,
created by teachers and run by teachers, which promotes sustainability
and excellence in education for all - despite geographic or economic
barriers. Elephant Thoughts Educational Outreach promotes and
celebrates cultural diversity and the values of environmental
stewardship. They offer sustainable educational solutions to increase
the levels of inspired learning with tools and resources such as
community wide educational programs, school improvement support,
workshops for students from kindergarten to grade 12, mentoring and
graduate support, including professional development for teachers and
In addition, they have a unique education-themed retail store in
Collingwood, Ontario (and an online store soon to be launched) plus they offer international internship and group travel programs and
a volunteer and targeted 100% donation program.
Image with caption: "Elephant Thoughts Educational Outreach wins its second prestigious national education award from the Fraser Institute (CNW Group/Elephant Thoughts Educational Outreach)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131212_C4131_PHOTO_EN_34922.jpg
SOURCE: Elephant Thoughts Educational Outreach
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