TA Teaching Excellence Awards

Congratulations to the 2017 TA Teaching Excellence Award Winners

Alyson Brickey, Department of English
Caroline Cormier, Department of History
Karma Nanglu, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Maïka Sondarjee, Department of Political Science


2017 Award Short List

Agnieszka Bijos, Department of Spanish and Portuguese/Department of Language Studies (UTM)
Joshua Brandt, Department of Philosophy
Lochin Brouillard, Centre for Medieval Studies / Victoria College
Philippe D’Onofrio, Rehabilitation Sciences Institute and Department of Surgery/Division of Anatomy
Ozgur Esentepe, Department of Mathematics
Kyle Hutchinson, Faculty of Music
Jarvis Noronha, Department of Nutritional Sciences / Human Biology Program
Anthony Oliveira, Department of English
Thank you to all the students and faculty who took the time to nominate a TA this year.


Important Dates for 2018 Award

Nominations Open: November 13, 2017
Nominations Close: February 28, 2018

Short List Announced: March 19, 2018
Supporting Material Due: April 13, 2018 at noon

Winners Announced: April 30, 2018

If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact k.olmstead@utoronto.ca.


If you are a teaching assistant who would like to share information about this award, please let colleagues, your department and students know how they can nominate a TA. All nominations are anonymous and a TA should not be involved in this process beyond sharing a link to this page.

Recipients will receive a monetary award, the opportunity to participate in the TA Award winner panel at Tri-campus TA Day, and a framed certificate.

If you have any questions about this award, please contact k.olmstead@utoronto.ca.


The Teaching Assistants’ Training Program’s (TATP) Teaching Excellence Award was created in 2003 to recognize the outstanding contributions of teaching assistants at the University of Toronto. The award seeks to value the work of TAs who regularly inspire and challenge undergraduate students.