Federal Recognition for Longtime CA Teacher

October 13, 2020 1 min read

We are delighted to announce that longtime CA teacher and instructional leader Maureen Kelly Gibson has been recognized with the highest award given to teachers in Canada, as one of nine educators receiving the National Certificate of Excellence from the Prime Minister’s Award (PMA) for Teaching recipient.

Maureen was selected for remarkable achievements in education and for commitment to preparing students for a digital and innovation-based economy. For Maureen, the award recognizes her incredible contributions to CA over her career with us. This includes her expertise in remedial reading instruction, her contributions to the CA Learning Model and Kindergarten program, and her many examples of outstanding classroom experiences for her students.

The committee receives thousands of applications for this award yearly, and uses dozens of different readers and judges to come to a conclusion of the finalists and eventual winners. Thank you, Maureen, for representing Calgary Academy and for the many years of service to our school and to thousands of children that have come through our doors.

You can read the full announcement and details of her recognition here:

Award Announcement