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Staff Awards

At Werklund, we are especially proud of the accomplishments of our support staff and we believe it is important to reward excellence. We grant several awards throughout the academic year.  

Dean's Excellence

Excellence in Innovation

Excellence in Leadership

Excellence in Service

Excellence In Innovation Award

The Excellence in Innovation Award is presented annually to one (1) AUPE staff member or one (1) Management and Professional Staff member who has demonstrated initiative in improving procedures, practices, productivity or service levels which have made a significant positive impact on the strategic direction of the School. A nominee should be an individual who:

  • demonstrates outstanding innovation
  • actively seeks opportunities to engage colleagues in ways that contribute to innovative problem-solving
  • leads innovative ideas/initiatives that have a significant positive  impact on the work of the School
Eligibility

Current University of Calgary Werklund School of Education AUPE or MaPS staff members (including all continuing, fixed or limited term staff) are eligible for this award.

Rules and Guidelines
  1. Nominations for this award can be made by students, alumni, academic or support staff members, or members of the community
  2. The nominee must display excellence in innovation within the Werklund School of Education
  3. The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete nomination package (maximum 10 pages) to the Chair of the Awards Committee by July 1, 2017
Nomination Package

The nomination package consists of three parts:
Part 1:   Excellence in Innovation Award Application form
Part 2:   Nominator letter of support
Part 3:   A minimum of two signed letters of support

Selection Process

All nominations are reviewed by members of the Support Staff Awards Committee and evaluated based on the evidence provided in the application and a rating on the overall quality of the submission.

Recognition

The Excellence in Innovation recipient will be announced and honoured at an appropriate venue. The award recipient will receive $500 to be used towards a professional learning opportunity of their choice, and a letter from the Werklund School of Education acknowledging the honour.

Submission

Completed nomination packages should be submitted as one PDF file and sent to:
Violet Baron, Chair
Werklund School of Education Awards Selection Committee
c/o
Melanie Girard
girardm@ucalgary.ca

Award Nomination Form

Link to Form

Dean's Excellence Award

The Dean's Excellence Award is presented annually to one (1) AUPE staff member or one (1) Management and Professional Staff member who has demonstrated overall excellence in his or her position.  A nominee should be an individual who:

  • has high standards of professionalism and consistently goes beyond the requirements of his/her position;
  • promotes a positive work environment, characterized by respect, support, trust and collegiality;
  • serves as a role model for other staff members;
  • provides the highest level of service to the School community;
  • promotes collaboration and a sense of collegiality across the School and University; and,
  • demonstrates creativity or innovation in improving work processes.
Eligibility

Current University of Calgary Werklund School of Education AUPE or MaPS staff members (including all continuing, fixed or limited term staff) are eligible for this award.  

Rules and Guidelines
  1. Nominations for this award can be made by students, alumni, academic or support staff members, or members of the community
  2. The nominee must display overall excellence within the Werklund School of Education
  3. The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete nomination package (maximum 10 pages) to the Chair of the Awards Committee by July 1, 2017 
Nomination Package

The nomination package consists of three parts:

Part 1:   Dean's Excellence Award Application form
Part 2:   Nominator letter of support
Part 3:   Two signed letters of support (one of which must be from the nominee's supervisor)

Selection Process

All nominations are reviewed by the Dean and evaluated based on the evidence provided in the application and a rating on the overall quality of the submission.

Recognition

The Dean’s Excellence Award recipient will be announced and honoured at an appropriate venue. The award recipient will receive $2,000 to be used towards a professional learning opportunity of their choice and a letter from the Werklund School of Education acknowledging the honour.

Submission

Completed nomination packages should be submitted as one PDF file and sent to:
Violet Baron, Chair
Werklund School of Education Awards Selection Committee
c/o
Melanie Girard
girardm@ucalgary.ca

Award Nomination Form

Link to Form

Excellence in Leadership Award

The Leadership Award is presented annually to one (1) AUPE staff member or one (1) Management and Professional Staff member who has been actively involved in the mentorship and development of others within the School. A nominee should be an individual who:

  • serves as a role model to other employees by consistently going beyond the requirements of his/her position;
  • promotes a positive work environment, characterized by respect, support, trust, and collegiality;
  • actively seeks opportunities to engage colleagues in ways that contribute to a common sense of mission and purpose; and/or,
  • is actively involved in the mentorship and development of others.
Eligibility

Current University of Calgary Werklund School of Education AUPE or MaPS staff members (including all continuing, fixed or limited term staff) are eligible for this award.

Rules and Guidelines
  1. Nominations for this award can be made by students, alumni, academic or support staff members, or members of the community
  2. The nominee must display excellence in innovation within the Werklund School of Education
  3. The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete nomination package (maximum 10 pages) to the Chair of the Awards Committee by July 1, 2017 
Nomination Package

The nomination package consists of three parts:

Part 1:   Leadership Award Application form
Part 2:   Nominator letter of support
Part 3:   A minimum of two signed letters of support

Selection Process

All nominations are reviewed by members of the Support Staff Awards Committee and evaluated based on the evidence provided in the application and a rating on the overall quality of the submission.

Recognition

The Leadership Award recipient will be announced and honoured at an appropriate venue. The award recipient will receive $500 to be used towards a professional learning opportunity of their choice, and a letter from the Werklund School of Education acknowledging the honour.

Submission

Completed nomination packages should be submitted as one PDF file and sent to:
Violet Baron, Chair
Werklund School of Education Awards Selection Committee
c/o
Melanie Girard
girardm@ucalgary.ca

Award Nomination Form

Link to Form

Excellence in Service Award

The Service Excellence Award is presented annually to one (1) AUPE staff member or one (1) Management and Professional Staff member who has demonstrated continuous dedication and cooperation in their service to students, academic and support staff, and the general public. A nominee should be an individual who:

  • provides the highest level of service to the School community;
  • goes beyond the requirements of their position to creatively promote the School's core values;
  • demonstrates initiative in improving work processes that anticipate client needs and interests;
  • takes the initiative to continuously expand knowledge and skills; and
  • contributes to the overall success of students, clients and colleagues.
Eligibility

Current University of Calgary Werklund School of Education AUPE or MaPS staff members (including all continuing, fixed or limited term staff) are eligible for this award.

Rules and Guidelines
  1. Nominations for this award can be made by students, alumni, academic or support staff members, or members of the community
  2. The nominee must display excellence in service within the Werklund School of Education
  3. The nominator is responsible for submitting a complete nomination package (maximum 10 pages) to the Chair of the Awards Committee by July 1, 2017 
Nomination Package

The nomination package consists of three parts:

Part 1:   Service Award Application form
Part 2:   Nominator letter of support
Part 3:   A minimum of two signed letters of support

Selection Process

All nominations are reviewed by members of the Support Staff Awards Committee and evaluated based on the evidence provided in the application and a rating on the overall quality of the submission.

Recognition

The Service Excellence Award recipient will be announced and honoured at an appropriate venue. The award recipient will receive $500 to be used towards a professional learning opportunity of their choice, and a letter from the Werklund School of Education acknowledging the honour.

Submission

Completed nomination packages should be submitted as one PDF file and sent to:
Violet Baron, Chair
Werklund School of Education Awards Selection Committee
c/o
Melanie Girard
girardm@ucalgary.ca

Award Nomination Form

Link to Form