2020 H. H. Stern Award recipient, Beth Hubley

The H. H. Stern Award is granted each year to a second language teacher in recognition of their innovative teaching practices. The award also aims to support the sharing of innovative classroom practices amongst second language educators.

The award is named in memory of Dr. H. H. Stern in recognition of his contribution to second language instruction in Canada. Dr. H. H. Stern was a highly respected educator and the visionary initiator of the National Core French Study.

Award Criteria

H. H. Stern Award nominee proposals will be assessed according to the following criteria:

  • Application of new techniques, strategies, and/or approaches to learning
  • Impact of the initiative in the classroom, school, or community
  • Demonstration of the related improvement in student language learning
  • Potential for duplication of the innovative practice in other classrooms, schools, and communities

Eligibility

  • Nominees must be a CASLT member in good standing.
  • Nominations are made by other CASLT members or by members of the public.
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted.
  • There is no limit to the number of times a member may be nominated.
  • Projects that have not previously received this award are eligible to be nominated.
  • The committee may name more than one winner.
  • The committee may choose no winners if it determines that there are no qualified nominees.

Recognition

Each H. H. Stern Award recipient receives:

  • A one-year membership to CASLT
  • An award of $300
  • A certificate
  • Recognition on CASLT’s website and in Réflexions magazine

Nomination Procedure

Nominations can be made by any person who has knowledge of the teacher and the innovative practice being nominated (e.g., a teaching colleague, school administrator, program consultant, parent, etc.).

Submit your nomination by downloading the Nomination form and sending it to CASLT’s National Office by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with H. H. Stern Award Nomination in the subject line.

Deadline for nominations: May 31st of each year.

Past Award Recipients

  • 2020 – Beth Hubley
  • 2019 – Maria Popica
  • 2018 – Jennifer MacDonald
  • 2018 – Jodi Daly
  • 2017 – Niki Robichaud
  • 2016 – Manon Jetté
  • 2015 – Natasha E. Feghali
  • 2013 – Kelly MacNeil
  • 2012 – Sylvia Duckworth
  • 2011 – Mark Babin
  • 2010 – Sonya LeGresley
  • 2009 – Ursula Diem
  • 2008 – Monique Myers
  • 2007 – Julie Rousseau
  • 2007 – Evelyn Moores
  • 2007 – Timma Blain
  • 2007 – James Murphy
  • 2006 – Jan Claes
  • 2005 – Kimberly A. MacDonald
  • 2005 – Nicole Roy
  • 2004 – Wendy Maxwell
  • 2004 – Karn Laursen
  • 2004 – Kim Siegfriedt
  • 2003 – Carolyn Stacey
  • 2003 – Helen Coburn
  • 2003 – Yvonne Dufault
  • 2002 – Helen Coburn
  • 2002 – Normand Gaudreault
  • 2002 – Kezia Stever
  • 2001 – Yvonne Dufault
  • 2001 – Kevin Flynn
  • 2000 – Kezia Stever and Janet Arsenault

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