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The George Longstaff Award For The Innovative Physical Educator

Physical Education Provincial Specialist Association


The George Longstaff Award is presented annually to an outstanding physical education teacher in British Columbia

Nature: Large engraved plaque to be kept for one year by the recipient and one small engraved keeper plaque.

The nominee:
a) has provided an enjoyable, nurturing environment in which all learners develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that enhance active living
b) has established a balanced, quality physical education program that reflects a variety of teaching methodologies, innovative learning experiences, and reflective practice
c) shows professional dedication, willingness to share expertise and experience by providing leadership at the school, district, and provincial levels
d) is committed to personal professional growth and development

Selection Process:

A nomination in the form of a letter must be supported by documentation and at least one letter of support.
The recipient will be chosen by a committee including the president and the past-president of the Physical Education Provincial Specialist Association in conjunction with George Longstaff.
The award will be presented at either the AGM or the annual awards banquet.

Deadline Date:

All nominations must be received by April 1.

For further information, including application and/or nomination forms, please contact or


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