SUMMERSIDE – Two Prince Edward Island educators have received national recognition awards.
Richard Baker, a resource teacher at Bluefield High School, was presented with the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence for 2013, while Sandra Dennis, an early childhood educator with Holland College Early Learning Centre in Charlottetown, was presented with a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Early Childhood Education.
The Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence honour outstanding and innovative elementary and secondary school teachers in all disciplines who instill in their students a love of learning and who use information and communications technology to better equip their students.
The awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education honour outstanding educators who, through their dedication and skill, are supporting children and families to thrive, thus enabling children to develop into highly productive citizens.
A list of award recipients can be found at www.pma-ppm.gc.ca/epic/home.nsf/html/pma_wp-pa.html.