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Centre for Teaching & Learning

Discipline-based Awards

Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) Award for Excellence in Teaching Geography

In recognition of the primary importance of teaching excellence in geographic education, the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) offers this award to a member of the CAG who has distinguished herself or himself teaching in a recognized university, college, CEGEP or high school.

Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Medal for Excellence in Teaching Physics

The CAP Medal for Excellence in Teaching honours faculty members who have a comprehensive knowledge and deep understanding of their subject and who possess an exceptional ability to communicate their knowledge and understanding in such a way as to lead their students to high academic achievement in physics.

Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) Excellence in Teaching Award

The award recognizes sustained and distinguished contributions in teaching mathematics at the post-secondary undergraduate level at a Canadian institution.

Learning Disabilities Association of Canada’s Project Success Canada

This award is related to Prof. Berrill's research on the value of one-to-one volunteer tutoring for children with learning disabilities. This research was funded by the Trillium Foundation, Clarica Canada, and Children's Literacy Toronto and was a multi-year study. The results of that research provided the empirical data and knowledge that she then used to inform the inclusion of a tutoring placement and an accompanying course, "Supporting literacy and learners with special needs", in the Trent B.Ed. program. 

Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario’s Educator of the Year Award

In recognition of her concern for students with learning disabilities, her efforts to adapt her teaching practices to accommodate all learning styles and modalities, and her research in this area of teaching, Deborah was the first recipient of the Outstanding Educator Award, presented by the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario.