TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Three teachers have received the OTIP
Teaching Award for excellence:
Talia Hunter, Roberta Bondar Public School, Ottawa - Beginning Teacher Category
Jodie Lang, St. Paul's Catholic School, Alliston - Elementary Teacher Category
Monica Petrus, Forest Heights Collegiate Institute, Kitchener - Secondary Teacher
The award winners were honoured last night at the ceremony held at the
Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites.
The Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan (OTIP) sponsors these awards which
are administered by the Ontario Teachers' Federation (OTF). This is the
ninth year for the awards.
"We believe that good teaching provides young people with the
intellectual resources to count on as they set out to face life's
challenges," stated Vic Medland, CEO of OTIP.
"These award winners are representative of all Ontario's teachers"
stated Terry Hamilton, President of OTF. "It is a wonderful way for us
to recognize and celebrate the excellence of teachers."
TFO presented the Prix TFO Multimédia à l'école to Jason Lemieux, École
élémentaire Catholique Saint-Paul in Plantagenet.
OTIP is a non-profit organization serving education employees and their
families with reliable, affordable insurance and financial solutions.
The Ontario Teachers' Federation is the advocate for the teaching
profession in Ontario and for its 160,000 teachers. OTF members are
full-time, part-time and occasional teachers in all the publicly
funded schools in the province—elementary, secondary, public, Catholic
Information on the awards can be found at teachingawards.ca.
SOURCE: Ontario Teachers' Federation
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