Ken Spencer Award Application Form

Please use the form to submit your application for the 2017 Ken Spencer Award for Innovation in Teaching and Learning. Please complete all fields below and ensure that the Executive Summary is 500 words or less.

Applicants can either nominate themselves or be nominated by another person. The contact information of your immediate supervisor (e.g. principal, superintendent) is also required.

The deadline to submit your Stage 1 online application form – which will include a summary of your program in 500 words or less – is 5pm (Pacific Time) November 9, 2017.

For all questions or comments regarding this award contact Mia San Jose at or at (416) 591-6300, ext 223.


  • This award is available only to publicly funded elementarymiddle, and secondary schools in Canada, including CÉGEPS in Quebec.
  • The application should feature a class, a group of classes, a department or awhole school that has undertaken a successful, sustainable and scalable initiative to deeply engage students in their learning. Projects that are strictly extracurricular will not be considered.

Consult all the applications details

  • Applicant

  • Supervisor

  • Nominator (not required for self-nominations)

  • Submission