OCSOA Awards

B.E. Nelligan

The B.E. Nelligan Award of Merit is presented by the Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers’ Association to a person who has made an outstanding and tangible contribution to Catholic Education in Ontario. This award honours the person, who, as the first Director of Education for the Metropolitan Separate School Board, exemplified the noblest qualities in Catholic Education.


NOMINATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2020

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B.E. NELLIGAN AWARD RECIPIENTS

 

2019 AWARD RECIPIENT

Michael Schmitt

2019 Michael Schmitt
2018 Michael Pautler
2017 Fr. Frank Kavanagh, OMI
2016 Theresa Harris
2016 Corrie Gicante
2015 Dr. Robert Dixon
2014 Mary Anne O’Leary
2014 Fred Sweeney
2013 Roger Lawler
2012 Don Drone
2011 Lorne Keon
2011 Phil DiFrancesco
2010 Greg McNally
2009 Kevin Kobus
2008 Edward J. Moore
2008 Archbishop M. Gervais
2007 John Wheatley
2006 John W. Watts
2005 Sr. Joan Cronin
2004 Bishop J. Doyle
2003 Patrick Dunne
2002 John Stunt
2001 Frank Musca
2000 James McGirr
1999 Eleanor Shannon
1999 Dr. W. Crossan
1998 Tony Truscello
1997 Vincenza Travale
1996 Paul J. Blake
1995 Msgr. Dennis Murphy
1994 Peter Ferren
1993 Dr. J.J. Flynn
1992 James Hansen
1992 William Bolger
1991 Frank Turner
1990 Guy O’Brien
1989 Pat Brennan
1988 Dr. John Vintar
1987 His Eminence, G.E. Cardinal Carter
1986 Rolly Fobert
1986 Tom Reilly
1985 Frank Clifford

Distinguished Leadership

The OCSOA Distinguished Leadership Award is awarded annually to up to 2 active members who have demonstrated outstanding leadership on committees or projects which focus on enhancing the interests and needs of students.


NOMINATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2020

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DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS

 

2019 AWARD RECIPIENT

Anna Marie Bitonti

Nipissing-Parry Sound CDSB

2019 Anna Marie Bitonti, Nipissing-Parry Sound CDSB
2018 Lorraine Naar, Halton CDSB
2017 Giacomo Corbacio, Halton CDSB
2017 Brian Beal, Simcoe Muskoka CDSB
2016 Sheila McWatters, Dufferin-Peel CDSB
2015 Julian Hanlon, Ottawa CSB
2014 Gail Robinson, Dufferin-Peel CDSB
2013 Michael Pautler, Halton CDSB
2013 Jackie Bajus, Hamilton-Wentworth CDSB
2012 Bruce MacPherson, Bruce-Grey CDSB
2011 John Kostoff, Dufferin-Peel CDSB
2010 James McCracken, Ottawa CSB
2009 Roger Lawler, Waterloo CDSB
2008 Martha Dutrizac, Huron-Perth CDSB
2008 Allan Craig, Kenora CDSB
2007 Angelo DiIanni, Niagara CDSB
2006 Margaret Nelson, St. Clair CDSB
2005 Patricia Amos, Hamilton-Wentworth CDSB
2004 Larry Langan, Huron-Perth CDSB
2004 Michael Baine, Ottawa Carleton CDSB

Honorary Membership Award

OCSOA’s Honorary Membership Award is presented to an individual who has contributed to the development, advancement and enhancement of Catholic Education in Ontario. The Honorary Membership Award is a lifetime acknowledgement of distinguished service to Ontario’s public education system. The total number of Honorary Membership Awards granted shall be at the discretion of the OCSOA Board of Directors and the maximum number of recipients per year shall be two. The award is presented to an individual who displays leadership in each of the following:

  1. Encouraging improvement and achievement in Ontario’s publicly funded education system
  2. Demonstrating a contribution of fairness and equal opportunity for students of Ontario
  3. Contributing to the development of Catholic education within the publicly funded education system of Ontario

NOMINATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2020

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HONORARY MEMBERSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS

 

2019 AWARD RECIPIENT

Very Reverend Cornelius O’Mahony

2019 Very Reverend Cornelius O’Mahony, EV, Vicar for Education, Diocese of Hamilton
2018 Bishop Gerard Bergie, DD, Bishop of St. Catharines
2015 The Honourable William G. Davis
2014 Archbishop Paul André Durocher, Archbishop of Gatineau
2008 Archbishop Marcel Gervais, Archbishop of Ottawa
2008 Carol Devine

OCSOA CASSA EXL Award

The EXL Award Program is based on three premises: dedication and enthusiasm of administrators who guide children’s educational experiences; the scope and quality of children’s educational experiences through the character of the school system’s programs; the creation of environments which effectively promote children’s attitudes toward learning and their perceptions of themselves as lifelong learners. The Award is jointly sponsored by Xerox Canada Ltd. and CASSA. Affiliate award recipients are recognized at the annual CASSA conference.


NOMINATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 17, 2020

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CASSA EXL AWARD RECIPIENTS (OCSOA)

 

2019 AWARD RECIPIENT

Theresa A. Kennedy

Algonquin & Lakeshore CDSB

2019 Theresa A. Kennedy, Algonquin & Lakeshore CDSB
2018 C. Anne O’Brien, Durham CDSB
2017 Simone Rose-Oliver, Ottawa CSB
2016 John Stadnyk, Huron-Superior CDSB
2015 John Crocco, Niagara CDSB (National Award Recipient)
2014 Joanne Bénard, Nipissing-Parry Sound CDSB
2013 Tom D’Amico, Ottawa CSB
2012 Catherine Montreuil, Bruce-Grey CDSB
2011 Maria Esposito, Huron-Superior CDSB
2010 John Mackle, Peterborough Victoria Northumberland & Clarington CDSB (National Award Recipient)
2009 Barb Spadoni, Superior North CDSB
2008 Larry Langan, Huron-Perth CDSB
2007 James McCracken, Ottawa CDSB
2005 Don Drone, Wellington CDSB
2004 Kevin Kobus, Simcoe Muskoka CDSB
2004 Margaret Nelson, St. Clair
2003 Carol Pitt, Hamilton-Wentworth CDSB