Teacher-Librarian of the Year

This Award is given to honour a teacher-librarian who has demonstrated leadership in the implementation of school library programs through Collaboration and Inquiry – based learning. Projects, programs and activities cited should exemplify the vision of Together for Learning in their School Library/Learning Commons.

To apply: Complete the online nomination form by November 1
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2018 Award Recipient


Sue MacLachlan

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board 
Sue’s knowledge of what being a teacher librarian means and ability to share this, her patience with anyone she is teaching, including myself, her love of literacy and libraries overall and her enthusiasm for being a teacher librarian and her ability to advocate for this profession are all point toward why she is nominated for this award. Sue also participates in TALCO, The Association of Library Coordinators of Ontario and uses her years of experience and enthusiasm for new developments to promote Teacher-Librarians as leaders in learning. Donna Millard, Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

2017 Award Recipient



Carmen Milani Condotta

Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board
Through Carmen's dedication and hard work, thousands of students and hundreds of teachers and all of the teacher-librarians have benefitted from the expertise and vision that has been supported and implemented not only by Carmen's own school but throughout the board. Innovative teaching methods, collaborative development of inquiry-based learning and instilling a love of the school library have all been a part of Carmen's mandate. Lori McCannel, Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board.