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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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.


2016 Award Recipient


Dawn Telfer

Thames Valley District School Board

Dawn’s professionalism and her passion for learning within the library learning commons are evident in everything she says and does. To quote her principal “she exemplifies the great potential in the role of the teacher-librarian, and the students, her colleagues and the community art her school as a whole are very fortunate to have her on staff.” Jennifer Aston
Instructional Coach (K-8), Learning Support Services, Thames Valley District School Board