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Association Awards

Below is a list of the association awards applications/forms that are available to teachers. All may be filled out online. Click the form title to access the form. The deadline for submission of these forms is January 15th.

Allan Bishop Award
This Award was established during the NLTA Centennial Year to recognize outstanding service to the NLTA at the provincial level and it is named after former NLTA President and long-time staff member, Allan Bishop. The award is open to any active or life member of the Association, except that current members of the Provincial Executive are ineligible for the award and a provincial past president is ineligible for the award within three years of his/her presidency. Nominations must come from branches or special interest councils and must be received at the NLTA Office by January 15th.

Bancroft Award
This award, named in honour of James Frederick Bancroft, the first president of the NLTA, was established in 1980 during the 90th anniversary of the Association. The award was established to recognize the outstanding service given to branches by the dedicated and talented teachers whose efforts have helped make the NLTA the strong association it is today. Nominations must come from branches and must be received at the NLTA Office by January 15th.

Barnes Award
This award was established in 1987 and is named for Dr. Arthur Barnes, a long-time supporter of the Association, who, in 1920, became the first Minister of Education. The award was established to recognize outstanding professional development services provided by teachers at the special interest council level. Nominations must come from special interest councils or branches and must be received at the NLTA Office by January 15th.

Special Recognition Award
This award was instituted by Johnson Inc. to recognize the 100th Anniversary of the NLTA. It is presented annually to an active or life member of the Association who, while a teacher in the province, has made a major contribution to the cultural, social and/or community life of Newfoundland and Labrador. The award recognizes contributions in the areas of the arts (music/literature/visual arts), community service, and/or municipal politics. Nominations must come from branches or special interest councils and must be received at the NLTA Office by January 15th.