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Catholic Education Week Awards: Call for Nominations

March 21, 2022

Catholic education week logo.jpg​​​Call for Nominations 

Each year during Catholic Education Week, ALCDSB recognizes the exemplary accomplishments of students, staff and community members who consistently demonstrate outstanding service. 

We are currently seeking nominations for the 2022 Catholic Education Week awards. Please see each award for a full description. These nominations are completed through Forms. 

The deadline for these nominations are Thursday, April 14, 2022. 

Student Volunteer (Elementary & Secondary)

The Elementary and Secondary Student Volunteer of the Year Awards will recognize an individual in each panel who has provided exemplary volunteer services to a school or work site to the benefit of those students/staff of that site. 

Adult Volunteer

The Adult Volunteer of the Year Award will recognize an individual who has provided exemplary volunteer services to a school or worksite to those students/staff of that site. 


The Katharine Award is meant to recognize an individual, group or school whose charitable efforts honour the spirit of giving of the late Katharine Splinter and are consistent with the character of the system as expressed in its Mission Statement. 

Contribution to Catholic Education

The Contribution to Catholic Education Award is to be broadly interpreted to include voluntary work for the Board, academic achievement, work excellence and long service. 

Excellence in Supporting Catholic Education

The Excellence in Supporting Catholic Education Award - CUPE, Support Staff Association and Senior Managers will recognize an individual who demonstrates excellence in the workplace while supporting faith-based education, community service, social justice initiatives, involvement in workplace and/or community life and personal accomplishment. 

​​Teacher of the Year​

The Archbishop Francis J. Spence Catholic Teacher of the Year Award will be presented annually to a teacher who is a member in good standing of the Ontario College of Teachers; exemplifies the spirit of the Mission Statement of ALCDSB; has rendered meritorious service to Catholic education; has been active in Catholic education during the current school year; has made an ongoing commitment and contribution to Catholic education; and is committed to the teachings of the Catholic church through community and parish life. ​​

  • Discipleship

    We accept the call to be imitators of Christ by embracing the Beatitudes through authentic witness at the school, community, and global levels. Rooted in our commitment to transmit our Faith and Catholic tradition, we are inspired to build communities dedicated to the formation of young people who recognize their gifts and responsibilities to contribute to the transformation of the world into a more just and loving society for all.

  • Scholarship

    We believe that each student, made in the image and likeness of God and being hope for the future, can be engaged in their learning and achieve at high levels with appropriate supports. We are committed to ensuring that the potential of each student is realized through the achievement of ambitious outcomes and improving in their learning to the highest possible level.

  • Stewardship

    We embrace our responsibilities for the prudent and judicious use of the resources we have been allocated. In our context, we are committed to the development and growth of all employees, responsible and accountable practices and our call to care for all of God's creation.