Kel Brooker Award of Excellence

This award will be presented annually at the SAGE Conference to acknowledge and celebrate excellent practice in English Language Arts.

The former MATE Award has been renamed to honour our colleague Kel Brooker who passed away in January, 2006. Kel was a leader in instruction and assessment of English Language Arts and a tireless advocate for Manitoba Association of Teachers of English.

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Sheldon Oberman Award

Sheldon Oberman was a Winnipeg teacher, author, and storyteller who passed away in 2004. In his memory, and to encourage the teaching of creative writing to students in Manitoba schools, The Manitoba Association of Teachers of English presents an award annually to a pre-service Education student with a teaching area in English or Theatre who is also a talented creative writer. The student must be enrolled in a program in the faculty of education at a post-secondary institution in Manitoba. The recipient is presented with a plaque and a prize of $250.00 at the MATE conference on the MTS Professional Development Day in October.

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