CI Teaching Excellence Award

To nominate a Course Instructor, a department member (either department contact or faculty member), can use this form: Course Instructor nomination form

If a student would like to nominate their graduate student Course Instructor, they should speak to their department.

In 2015, the TATP launched the first-ever TATP award specifically for graduate student Course Instructors! This award recognizes one graduate student whose outstanding work as a sole-responsibility Course Instructor shows evidence of educational leadership, meaningful contributions to course and curriculum development, and impact on student learning.

In each award year (May 1 – April 29), one Course Instructor Award will be offered. The successful candidate will receive a monetary award and a certificate. All shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the University of Toronto’s annual Teaching & Learning Symposium. The Symposium, hosted by the University President, is a full-day event showcasing innovative teaching research and effective teaching practices, and is an event reserved for U of T faculty members, librarians and appointed staff. The shortlisted candidates will participate as Special Guests.

Preference will be given to Course Instructors who have held more than one appointment.

Important Dates for 2019-20 Award

Nominations Open: November 4th, 2019 

Nominations Close: February 18, 2020 at noon (12:00p.m.) 

Short List Announced: March 2, 2020 

Supporting Material Due: March 30, 2020 at noon (12:00p.m.) 

Winners Announced: April 29, 2020 

If you have any questions regarding the nomination process, please contact