In 2019, British Columbia will celebrate the achievements of a literacy educator, practitioner or volunteer, honouring their commitment to helping people in B.C. acquire the literacy skills they need to improve their lives.
This form and all supporting materials, including signed consent forms, must be received on or before April 26, 2019.
For questions, please email LLB@gov.bc.ca with the subject line “COF Literacy Award 2019”
Each nominee must consent to having his/her name, summary of achievements, and photograph released to the media and included in Government of British Columbia publications for publicity purposes associated with this award.
Information collected through the nomination process is under the authority of 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, B.C.
If you have any questions about the collection of personal information, please contact:
Director, Libraries Branch
Teacher Regulation, Independent Schools and Public Libraries Division
B.C. Ministry of Education (Victoria)
PO Box 9831 Stn Prov Gov
Victoria, B.C., V8W 9T1
Toll Free (B.C. only): 1.800.663.7051
Any individual who has been a resident for at least two years in British Columbia that demonstrates outstanding achievement, innovative practice and excellence in literacy, for the benefit of learners in the province.
Employees of the Government of British Columbia, individual members of the selection committee, past winners and their families are not eligible for the British Columbia Council of the Federation Literacy Award.
Please clearly state how the nominee has met the following criteria (1,000 words maximum).
Two letters of support:
Letters of support should answer the following questions, providing specific examples. Each letter should be a maximum of 500 words each.
Optional supporting materials may include reports, media articles, pamphlets, testimonials, photographs, awards, etc. Six attachments are allowed in total.
Each document uploaded material should support the application in one of three areas:
For each document please choose a category for the document and then attach the file.