Annually, Kenjgewin Teg accepts nominations, recognizes and celebrates three teachers for its annual Teacher Excellence Awards. Award recipients are recognized for their enthusiasm for learning, contributing to the school community, inspiring students, creating innovative and challenging opportunities, using different teaching methods, showing a commitment to their own professional learning and demonstrating an understanding or willingness to learn the traditional teachings.
Congratulations to all our fantastic teacher recipients over the years of the annual Miigwewin Teacher Excellence Awards! We believe that teachers make a difference in our children and youth and we say chi-miigwetch for all the effort you make in the daily lives of learners.
2015 Teacher Award Recipients
Allison Abitong received the 2015 Experienced Teacher Award (seen above receiving the award from KTEI Board Member Anna Marie Abitong). Allison is an educator at Biidaaban Kinomaagegamig and is the teacher in special education program.
Gayle Payette also received the 2015 Experienced Teacher Award. Gayle is currently a team member with the Anishinaabemowin Revival Project at Lakeview School.
Meagan Middleton was this year’s 2015 recipient of the New Teacher Award nominated by Christine Hodgins. Meagan has been teaching for the one and a half years, and is currently the grade 5 teacher at Lakeview School.