The award has the objective of recognizing excellence in education and in the development and growth of students.
The member has achieved excellence in the field of education in Alberta.
Nominations for the award may be proposed by any group of three persons or more, with at least one person being a professional engineer, geologist or geophysicist, and one being a current or recent student from the nominee's educational institution.
Has not previously received an award
Heavily weighted towards personal teaching effectiveness, evidence by the nominee of contributions to the learning environment, evidence of the nominee's leadership role in improving education beyond the nominee's own courses, improvement of pedagogy and improvement of services to students and peers
Independent evidence of impact of teaching (40 points)
Independent evidence of contributions to education (10 points)
Independent evidence of contributions to outreach (10 points)
Independent evidence of service to students, demonstrating the leadership role that the nominee has played in his/her commitment to the development and growth of the student body (40 points)
of reference addressing the nominee's special qualifications for the award,
a signed by the nominators is included.