Teaching Excellence Award

Nominate an inspirational faculty!

Do you know a UFV faculty who has inspired you with their teaching innovation, leadership, and student engagement? Nominate them for the Teaching Excellence Award!

Past recipients

Nomination deadline extended

The Teaching Excellence Award is presented annually to recognize and celebrate faculty excellence in teaching at UFV.

The nomination deadline has been extended to 9am on February 8, 2021. Award recipients receive a framed certificate and an award of $2,500.00, to be presented at a specially-designated award ceremony. Their name and year of the award are also displayed on a plaque at UFV.

As of 2020-21 Continuing Education faculty with the equivalent of two years of teaching (accumulation of 630 hours) can be nominated (and nominate).

To make a nomination:


Check eligibility

Ensure the nominator and nominee meet the eligibility requirements. Please note that Continuing Education faculty with the equivalent of two years of teaching (accumulation of 630 hours) are also now included.


Review the evaluation criteria

Review the Teaching Excellence Award (TEA) evaluation criteria.


Complete the nomination package

Complete the TEA Nomination Package. Be sure to obtain consent from the nominee.


Submit your nomination

Submit your nomination in PDF format, to the Secretariat office, at The nomination deadline has been extended to 9am on Feburary 8, 2021.

The Teaching Excellence Award (TEA) selection committee, a subcommittee of the Senate Teaching and Learning Committee, is responsible for receiving nominations, and recommending a recipient for the award. The Senate Awards and Honours Committee reviews the documentation to ensure procedural requirements have been met, before recommending the recipient to Senate for approval. 

To view the current procedures & criteria in a PDF, see the 2021 TEA Procedures & Criteria.

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