Awards

Affiliate Service Award>>

Lifetime Service Award>>

Learner/Volunteer/Agency/Instructor Award>>

Memorial Fund>>

Doug Pattyson Bursary>>

Past Winners>>

 

Congratulations 2015 Award Winners!

Lifetime Service Award – Debby Donato
Teacher of the Year Award - Harmina DeSmit
Affiliate Service Award - Jen Artan
International Student – Bei Zhang
Adult Student - Layla Rasho

 

Affiliate Service Award


Sharing their time, expertise and commitment, TESL Ontario affiliate volunteers make it possible for our members to connect in their local communities.

Acceptable nominees for the TESL London Affiliate Award include TESL London executive members and members of the affiliate who have contributed freely of their time and energy, exhibiting outstanding, consistent or long-standing commitment to TESL London.

A certificate will be given to the Affiliate Service Award recipient.  The winner will be honoured at our TESL London Spring Awards banquet.

Criteria:

  • shown consistent, long standing or exceptional volunteer service, dedication and commitment to TESL London
  • made noteworthy contributions to TESL London
  • contributed freely of their time, energy, skills and experience

Procedure:

  • nominations must be received by May 22, 2015, winners will be announced by May 25, 2015
  • nomination must be made by a TESL member
  • application must be made on an official application form
  • selection by TESL London Executive 
Affiliate Service Award Nomination Form>>

*Please note that the Nomination and the Letter of Support cannot be provided by family members.




Lifetime Service Award


A certificate will be given to honour the outstanding lifetime accomplishments and contributions of TESL professionals in the areas of classroom teaching, administration, professional development and community involvement.  The winner will be honoured at our TESL London Spring Awards banquet.

Criteria:

  • long standing member of TESL London
  • leaving the profession after a minimum of twenty years of service

Procedure:

  • nominations must be received by May 22, 2015, winners will be announced by May 25, 2015
  • nomination must be made by a TESL member
  • application must be made on an official application form
  • selection by TESL London Executive  

Lifetime Service Award Application Form>>

 

Learner/Volunteer/Agency/Instructor Award


The Learner/Volunteer/Agency/Instructor Award acknowledges the accomplishments and contributions of English language learners (ELL) at the elementary, secondary, and adult levels and the contributions of volunteers and agencies, and instructors that support learners. The winners will also be honoured at our TESL London Spring Awards banquet.

Criteria:

  •  motivation of the learner/volunteer/agency/instructor
  • contributions to the school and/or community

 For the instructor award:

  • a current teaching engagement
  • minimum of 3 years of teaching experience

 Procedure:

  • nominations must be received by May 22, 2015, winners will be announced by May 25, 2015
  • application must be made on an official application form
  • members and non-members can make nominations
  • selection by TESL London Executive committee
  • all recipients will receive a certificate, and recipients in all categories except Agency will receive a Chapters $50 gift card
  • awards will be held in recipient’s name for up to one year after date of award

 

 

Learner/Volunteer/Agency/Instructor Award Application Form>>

 

TESL London Memorial Fund


Recognizing the emotional and monetary stress the loss of a loved one can have, TESL London wants to support, through a financial donation,  English language students who have suffered the loss of immediate family.

The person receiving grant must be:

  • current or recent (within 1 year maximum) English language learner
  • over 18 years of age
  • permanent resident within TESL London area
  • demonstrate severe financial need as a result of having suffered the loss of an immediate family member (husband/wife, son/daughter, brother/sister, mother/father) who resided in the TESL London area • A limit of $500 per application.

Proceedure:

  • current member of TESL London will apply on behalf of the bereaved to the President
  • application form must be completed by President or designate
  • approved by TESL London executive

Memorial Fund Application Form>>

Doug Pattyson Bursary


Criteria:

  • current ESL student
  • is experiencing exceptional financial strain
  • is a convention refugee
  • has demonstrated exceptional attitude and drive to excel in language

Procedure:

  • nominations can be submitted year round
  • nomination must be made by a TESL member
  • application must be made on an official application form
  • selection by TESL London Executive 


Doug Pattyson Bursary Form


Past Winners


 
 
2014
Lifetime Service Award – Doug Pattyson
Teacher/Instructor of the Year (tie) - John Balch/Aleksandra Sazdova Mocan
Affilitate Service Award - Paula Medina
Adult  – Yasser Alsutan
 
2013
Lifetime Service Award – Elaine Mowry
Teacher/Instructor of the Year - Jenni
fer Artan
Volunteer Award – Beata Chojnicka
Adult  – Manal Khalaf
International Student – Eugeniusz Dziedzic

2012

Lifetime Service Award –
Shirely Hill
Agency Award – Rotary West of London
Adult  – Nelida Forero Acero
International Student – Ismail Qaznili


2011

Lifetime Service Award –
Marianne Henstra
Volunteer Award – Matthew Richard Griffis
Adult  – Coni Maria Aldana + Diego Upegui
International Student – Kate Kim
Secondary - Say Mla Ta

2010
Lifetime Service Award – Lynda Niles
Volunteer Awards – Sister Maureen Shearan & David Edmonson
Adult (permanent resident) – Jorge Palma Reyes
Adult (international student) – Luz Calixto Rairan
Elementary – Saja Abid Al Hadi
Secondary - Ta Mla Lar