CHEA/ACHÉ Founders’ Prizes include:

 

  • 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
  • A Distinguished Contribution Award

 

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)

Dr. Tim Stanley

Dr. Amy von Heyking

Frances Helyar

 

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)

Dr. Bruce Curtis

Catherine Duquette

Anthony Di Mascio

 

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)

Thomas Peace

Lorna McLean

Heather McGregor

 

 

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)

Stéphane-D. Perreault

Joel Belliveau

Andrée Dufour

 

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)

Jason Ellis

Jennifer Pettit

Elizabeth Smyth

 

 

Distinguished Contribution Award
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.

 

Criteria:

 

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)

Lynn Lemisko

Kristina Llewellyn

Mona Gleason

 

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