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2018 Awards

  • English-language book/anthology
  • French-language book/anthology
  • English-language article/original chapter
  • French-language article/original chapter
  • The Cathy James Memorial Dissertation Prize 
  • Distinguished Contribution Award

 

 


Founders’ Prizes, 2018hockey

The Founders’ Prizes of the Canadian History of Education Association (CHEA/ACHÉ) acknowledge the excellence of contributions to Canadian educational history.

 

The winners receive a certificate of achievement and their names are published in Historical Studies in Education/Revue d’histoire de l’éducation. The prizes will be awarded at CHEA/ACHÉ’s 20th biennial conference on October 18-21, 2018 in Fredericton, NB.

 

CHEA/ACHÉ is presently seeking nominations for the following prizes:


Prizes:

  • an English-language book/anthology
  • a French-language book/anthology
  • an English-language article/original chapter
  • a French-language article/original chapter
  • The Cathy James Memorial Dissertation Prize for a dissertation on the history of education in Canada, written in either French or English
  • Distinguished Contribution Award

 

Deadline:
 30 May 2018

 

Eligibility Requirements:

Works published by Canadian and international scholars in the field of Canadian educational history during the period between 1 May 2016 and 30 April 2018 are eligible for consideration. Dissertations must be written on the history of education in Canada and have been defended during the period between 1 May 2016 and 30 April 2018. Authors are limited to one submission per category.

 

Adjudication Criteria:

Submitted works will be judged using the following criteria: Significance to the field; Clarity of purpose; Originality; Quality of the research; Clarity of organization; Clarity of argument/presentation of evidence; and Clarity of writing.

 

Submission Procedures: (see below)

 

Please Note: It is the responsibility of publishers or authors to ensure that submissions are received by the deadline. Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered. No materials will be returned. For questions or enquiries, please contact Alan Sears at asears@unb.ca.

 

English-language Book/Anthology Prize

 

Please send one (1) copy of the book to each of the following four members of the jury:

 

Alan Sears, Chair (Non-Voting)
Faculty of Education
University of New Brunswick
10 Mackay Drive
Marshall D’Avray Hall, Room 372
Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3

 

Dr. Tim Stanley
Professor
Faculty of Education
University of Ottawa
Ottawa ON Canada K1N 6N5

 

Dr. Amy von Heyking
Associate Professor
Faculty of Education and School of Graduate Studies
University of Lethbridge
4401 University Dr.
Lethbridge, AB   T1K 3M4

 

Frances Helyar
Associate Professor
Chair, Education Programs
Faculty of Education
Lakehead University Orillia
1 Colborne Street West
Orillia, Ontario
L3V 7X5

 

French-language Book/Anthology Prize


Please send one (1) copy of the book to each of the following four members of the jury:

 

Alan Sears, Chair (Non-Voting)
Faculty of Education
University of New Brunswick
10 Mackay Drive
Marshall D’Avray Hall, Room 372
Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3

 

Dr. Bruce Curtis
Sociology /anthropology
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa ON
K1S4W1

 

Catherine Duquette
4772A rue Gaboury
St-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Québec
G3A 1E9

 

Anthony Di Mascio
Associate Professor, The School of Education
Professeur agrégé, L’École des sciences de l’éducation
Bishop’s University
2600 rue College
Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1M 1Z7

 

English-language Article/Original Chapter Prize

 

Please send a pdf of the article to each of the following members of the jury:

 

Alan Sears, Chair, (Non-voting) – asears@unb.ca
Thomas Peace – tpeace@huron.uwo.ca
Lorna McLean – lrmclean@uottawa.ca
Heather McGregor heather.e.mcgregor@gmail.com

 

 

French-language Article/Original Chapter Prize

 

Please send a pdf of the article to each of the following members of the jury:

 

Alan Sears, Chair (Non-Voting) – asears@unb.ca
Stéphane-D. Perreault – stephane.perreault@rdc.ab.ca
Joel Belliveau – jbelliveau@laurentian.ca
Andrée Dufour  – andreedufour@gmail.com

 

Cathy James Memorial Dissertation Prize
 English-language

 

Please send a pdf of the dissertation to each of the following members of the jury:

Alan Sears, Chair (Non-Voting) – asears@unb.ca
Jason Ellis – j.ellis@ubc.ca
Jennifer Pettit – jpettit@mtroyal.ca
Elizabeth Smyth – liz.smyth@utoronto.ca

 


 

Distinguished Contribution Award, 2018

The Canadian History of Education Association (CHEA/ACHÉ) established the Distinguished Contribution Award to be presented to individuals who have made a distinguished contribution to scholarship in the history of education over their careers and/or to the work of CHEA/ACHÉ.

 

The winner of the award will receive a plaque to be presented at CHEA/ACHÉ’s 20th biennial conference, October 18-21, 2018, in Fredericton, NB. The winner’s long-term achievements will also be recognized within the conference program with a dedicated tribute session to their contributions to the field of Canadian educational history.

 

CHEA/ACHÉ is presently seeking nominations for this award.

Criteria:track

The winner of this award will be expected to have:

  1. A distinguished record of research and publication in Canadian educational history as evidenced by publications in journals with national and international status, and/or published books, by the receipt of research grants, or equivalent measures.
  2. A distinguished record of teaching, supervision of graduate students, and preparation of teaching materials in Canadian education history, as evidenced by teaching awards, commendations from students, authorship of curriculum, presentations at a national and international level, or equivalent measures.
  3. A distinguished service record related to Canadian educational history through leadership in CHEA/ACHÉ and associated organizations, preparation of public reports or documents, contributions to public debate about relevant issues, or equivalent measures.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

Candidates must have made major contributions to the field of Canadian history of education through scholarship and service over an extended period of time, usually at least 10 years. Candidates must be Canadian citizens or have worked in Canadian institutions.

 

Nomination Requirements:
 A nomination letter (maximum 5 pages), up to three letters of reference (maximum 3 pages each), and a detailed CV outlining the nominee’s achievements.

 

We will not accept self-nominations for this award. We ask that those supporting the nomination be willing to participate in a tribute session at the biennial conference in Fredericton, New Brunswick, if requested by the Awards Committee.

 

Nominations are to be submitted electronically and as a single PDF.

 

Submissions: Please send completed nomination packages to the members of the jury:

 

Alan Sears, Chair (Non-Voting) – asears@unb.ca
Lynn Lemisko – lynn.lemisko@usask.ca
Kristina Llewellyn – kristina.llewellyn@uwaterloo.ca
Mona Gleason – mona.gleason@ubc.ca

 

Please Note: It is the responsibility of the nominator to ensure that submissions are received by the deadline. Incomplete or late submissions will not be considered. No materials will be returned. For questions or enquiries, please contact Alan Sears at asears@unb.ca.

 

Deadline:
 30 May 2018